Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/09/28

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica's Future
From: George Berger <>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 1998 18:24:10 -0400

>In the rangefinder lineup- the same basic chassis could support both
>mechanical and electronic shutters, and various viewfinder configurations.
>R&D is no problem, most of the features are already available as current
>technology, and including cameras with some more plastic components might
>make an economical alternative for some, yet would still mount the Leica
>lenses. Even the lenses might be offered in two lines like Nikons offering
>for the pros one line, and the amateur another with plastic mounts and
>Just some random thoughts.

In all of this thread, I believe we're forgetting what Minolta did when
they produced the CLE. I still wish that I hadn't sold mine.

George Berger