Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/08/12

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Focusing
From: Ken Wilcox <>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 1998 09:52:00 -0400

This is well known problem with the M6 (at least on LUG). Interestingly,
earlier M bodies don't have this characteristic.

Anyone see this same problem on the M6HM?



>I sold my autofocus SLR and bought a used M6 a few months ago. In
>general I am quite satisfied with the switch. But: I sometimes find it
>hard to focus my M6 properly, especially when light falls in from the
>left or with backlit subjects. The focus area gets completly white,
>which makes it impossible to see if the subject is in focus. Am I the
>only one having this problem?
>Any advice?
>Morten Ryen
>Oslo, Norway

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