Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/30

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Subject: Re: [Leica] TID> Fixed Mirror
Date: Sat, 30 May 1998 17:21:49 EDT

Bud Cook Wrote:

<< The SL/SL-2 mirrors reflect 80% of the light to the viewfinder.  The R8
 only 70%.  Would a fixed mirror impact the brightness of the viewfinder?  If
 I wouldn't want it. >>

I don't think the a fixed mirror would impact the brightness of the
viewfinder, but if might impact the light hitting the film.  How does Canon do
it on the 1nRS?  Any Luggers with 1nRS experience know why or why not the R8
couldn't have a fixed mirror?