Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/02

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Subject: RE: [Leica] DR Summicron Value
From: Guy Bennett <>
Date: Tue, 2 May 2000 15:27:01 -0700

>I seem to be the King of Asking Truly Stupid Questions That Display My
>Embarassing Lack of Knowledge on this list, so I won't stop now: what IS a
>dual-range Summicron, and what makes it dual-range?


it is a summicron 50 which focuses closer than the 'normal' summicron -
down to 19 inches. you need to use special 'goggles,' which attach to the
front of the camera, to use the near range.