Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/01/15

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Lens test results
From: Jim Brick <>
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 1999 11:56:43 -0800

Someone wrote:

>> Lenses made for manual focusing produced sharper
>> images than their equivalent AF lenses.  Even focusing the AF lens manual
>> did not do better.

Am I to believe that, if you have two lenses, identical design, one is AF
and the other is manual. And you MANUALLY focus both lenses, the "manual
only" lens will be sharper? This makes no sense to me. What am I missing?