Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/03/29

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Subject: Re: [Leica] adapter problem with 15mm Heliar
From: Johnny Deadman <>
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2000 17:24:11 +0100

on 29/3/00 4:21 pm, at wrote:

> Hello all,
> I recently picked up the Voightlander Heliar to use mostly with my M cameras.
> I've tried two aftermarket adapters but the lens does not line up at the 12
> o'clock position when mounted with the adapter.  This has led to
> underexposure problems of 1-2 stops!

Huhhnn?? How??

If the adaptor is engaging properly with the bayonet mount, it shouldn't
matter much if the lens doesn't exactly hit the 12 o'clock mark, so long as
it's not way off.

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Johnny Deadman