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

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: R8 design, Erwins design review
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Sat, 30 May 1998 22:43:45 -0500

At 12:34 PM 5/30/98 -0400, you wrote:
>When I first saw a picture of the R8, before its release, I thought for sure
>that it would have a fixed mirror like the 1nRS.  Then the R8 may well be
>quiet like the M6... Any comments on this?

1: Reduction in performance, no matter how insignificant, is unacceptable.
But then maybe the lack of mirror slap would compensate a bit. But not
enough if you ask me.

2: Darker viewfinder.
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Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO
Time is the best teacher; Unfortunately it kills all its students