Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/11/30

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Subject: Re: [Leica] APO 2X extenders - non ROM?
From: Lucien <>
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 1998 17:15:54 +0100

Ted Grant wrote:

> If you use the 1.4 on the apo 280 2.8 it becomes a 400 f4;  then add the 2X
> and it becomes a hand holdable 800mm f 8.0.  It works wonders, with very
> slight softening at the corners if used wide open. A one stop down and it
> works fine.


It's hard to believe (for non-Leicaist) but logical.

But handhold able !

I drink to much coffee for that.