Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/06/27

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Subject: Re: [Leica] RE: R8 digital back (WAS: Leica S1)
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Sat, 27 Jun 1998 08:19:41 -0500

At 12:37 PM 6/27/98 +0200, you wrote:

>That's what I heard from some Leica folks which I won't name here. Do you 
>really believe all those electrical contacts on the camera's back are 
>just for DX and selftimer? And the back is meant to be interchangeable.

I'm sure it's true. Digital components will eventually get small enough to
fit on the back of the R8 I'd be willing to bet. There are companies
working on backs to fit on several different cameras. 
- -- 

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

Common sense is that layer of prejudices laid down in the mind prior to the
age of eighteen.

Albert Einstein