Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/06/23

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Macro-Elmarit-R question
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 1999 12:55:23


 It is only for mounting.  It took me a couple of minutes to figure it out.


At 10:43 PM 6/23/99 +0200, you wrote:
>I have been looking for the 60mm for my "new" SL2. Yesterday I saw one
>in Fieldgrass & Gale's stocklist for 400, including the extension tube
>14198. So far so good. Except that Eastland says in the "Leica R
>Compendium" that "...the tube facilitates full auto diaphragm function
>but must be connected to the lens with both lens aperture and scale on
>tube set to f/22." Does this mean that the tube/lens combination can
>only be USED at f/22, or is it just when mounting the rig that the lens
>must be stopped down all the way?
>A related question: can the newer Macro Adapter R be used on the SL2?
>Nathan Wajsman
>Overijse, Belgium
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