Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/06/01

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Subject: Re: [Leica] M6 Viewfinder diopter
From: Dennis Painter <>
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 1998 06:57:56 -0700

B. D. Colen wrote:
> What is probably a stupidly simple question...I understand that the M6
> viewfinder diopter is -.5. I wear glasses and find that, particularly with
> close subjects, the image is reduced. If I got a +.5 screw-in diopter would
> I then see what I see with my glasses normally, or should I get a stronger
> diopter. I don't want to have to take my glasses on and off all the time, so
> I'm looking for neutral.
> Thanks. B. D.


My understanding is the same as what you wrote. I wouldn't bother unless
you see a difference. -0.5 is not much.