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

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Subject: Re: [Leica] New N.... F100
From: Harrison McClary <>
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 1998 22:28:28 -0600

Monday, Monday, November 30, 1998, Nigel B Watson wrote:

> Except of course the F4 did have AF which
> works fairly well with stationary subjects; and of course it had a 4fps
> winder built-in plus a 5.7fps drive booster available from the get-go.
> Oh, and a 100% viewfinder with interchangeable prisms, a 250-exposure
> back, etc.  It did not have a built-in flash meter, though...a *nice*
> feature and most *uncharacteristically* revolutionary for Leica


The  F4  also had QC problems in the early models, just like the R8. I
sent  my  F4 in 3 times in the first 18 months and the other photogs I
worked with who bought theirs before me sent theirs in a lot more than

Best regards,
 Harrison McClary
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