Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/06/24

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Senseless design- High Eyepoint Viewfinder searcher.
From: Bernard <>
Date: Fri, 25 Jun 1999 08:58:42 +0400

Dan Post wrote:

> Hear! Hear!
> The reason I switched from the R7 to the SL was that I can see the
> entire
> image in the SL, and it is brighter. The R7, an admittedly fine
> camera, was
> bothersome in that I had to do a lot of squirming and roly-poly
> gyrations,
> squinting and making ugly faces to see the image, AND read the
> imformation
> display!

I don't wear glasses, but it also strikes me as strange that I can't see
the whole image and all info in the viewfinder at once; thought I'm very
pleased with my R7 on all other points, this is really a design fault.
Fortunately they got it right with the R8.