Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/07/17

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Subject: Re: [Leica] 90 Summicron vs. 90 Elmarit
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 07:51:58 -0500

At 09:36 AM 7/17/98 +0200, you wrote: <br>
<font size=2><blockquote type=cite cite>Other than the obvious fstop
factor, I have often (from litterature) gotten the impression that the
overall performance of the 90 Elamarit is superior to that of the 90
Summicron. Anyone care to elaborate if this is so
<font size=3>I believe you are correct. Though the difference might not
justify losing the f/2. I use my 90 Summicron wide open and have no
hesitation doing so. It's an outstanding lens.<br>
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<div>Eric Welch</div>
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