Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/07

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Subject: Re: [Leica] M6 shutter
From: Nathan Wajsman <>
Date: Thu, 07 May 1998 15:51:14 +0200


Thanks a lot!


George Huczek wrote:

> At 11:34 AM 07/05/98 +0200, you wrote:
> >Dear fellow Leica devotees,
> >
> >In playing with my newly acquired M6, I have noticed that the sound of
> >the shutter speed changes when the speed is slower than the x-synch,
> >1/50 sec. At 1/50 or
> >faster, there is just the click and no other sound. At 1/30 or slower
> >there is a distinct second sound, like a faint click as if something was
> >bouncing around. At the really slow speeds such as 1/2 sec. or 1 sec.
> >this becomes more pronounced. I have looked at the shutter action with
> >the lens removed, and visually everything looks fine. Is this normal or
> >should I be concerned?
> >
> It's normal.  Relax and go take some pictures.
> -GH