Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/12/03

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Subject: [Leica] RE: Leica lenses on Contax AX
Date: Thu, 03 Dec 1998 22:13:09 +0000

Martin V. Howard wrote:

<< ... Contax .....[have] chosen a different path.  I haven't used
the Contax AX, but I find the concept intriguing.  Not only are the old
lenses compatible with the new autofocus camera, but they also allow

It was indeed intriguing to use an LTM 90mm Elmar on the AX (with the
appropriate adapter) and watch the image snap into focus on its lovely
focusing screen.Even better was that the demonstration was in Tokyo and
performed by a young lad who brought the Elmar from under the counter with
a grin when he saw the M5 over my shoulder!