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

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Subject: Re: [Leica] 3rd Cam on 6.8 Telyt
From: Bud Cook <>
Date: Sat, 06 Jun 1998 09:12:06 -0500

Thanks Dan,
I've been amazed at how much everyone likes this lens.  I've gone for years
thinking that this was a low resolution lens that was hard to focus.  Seems I
was wrong.


Dan Post wrote:

> Bud;
> I had a 400/6.8 Telyt-R ( I sold it to finance a 28/2,8 Elmarit-R!) and it
> had the third cam and did fine with my R4 and R7 bodies- Since it did not
> have the spring loaded return for the aperture, you had to meter stopped
> down in aperture priority modes and manual modes- which was easy since I
> shot it wide open all the time!
> On the SL, It was just stopped down metering!
> Enjoy!