Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/09

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Subject: Re: [Leica] "State of the Art"
From: (Ted Grant)
Date: Sat, 9 May 1998 22:34:44 +0100

>>Ah, Eric, but there are differences that I personally found very nice
>>when I switched to Leica.  Like TTL flash metering for any strobe
>>dedicated or not including multiple studio type units - Canon and
>>Nikon can't do this.  Rear curtain sync at the flip of a switch for
>>ANY flash plugged into the sync terminal. I don't think Nikon and
>>Canon do this either.  Mirror prefire, the most logical and easy to
>>use I have ever encountered.
>Harrison! Stop it! Now everyone will want an R8, and the price will go up
>or there won't be enough for us. Our carefully planned rumor mongering
>about the R8 being buggy is about to be blown! Can't you keep anything a

Yeah Harrison, Knock it off or they'll all want one and the damn price will
never come down. :) And do you know how much longer we'll have to wait for
the motors! :)