Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/04/02

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Noctilux-R ?
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Thu, 02 Apr 1998 21:41:39 -0600

At 07:52 PM 4/1/98 -0800, you wrote:

>The EOS lens mount is designed much more recently than other SLR lens
>mounts and has a larger hole than all the others. I believe that lenses
>like the 50mm f1 and 85f1.2 would not be practical for other SLRs.  

According to Nikon, that isn't the case. They claim their mount is big
enough to do such a lens. And Leica's is certainly bigger than theirs.  

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

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