Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/06/03

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Leicameter MC
From: Ken Wilcox <>
Date: Sat, 3 Jun 2000 10:21:18 -0400


My MC is also spot on. No battery, very nice!

Ken Wilcox

At 6:51 +0100 6/2/0, a fine scholar, Paul Bolam wrote:

>I bought a Leicameter MC at a Camera Fair. It was boxed, in very good
>condition and complete with opal diffuser. I compared it against my Sekonic
>meter and it was spot on. So far so good.
>Then, I read Gunter Osterloh's 'Leica M' book and he wrote that the metallic
>collectors tend to oxidise and become non-conductive. Therefore, he felt,
>that Leicameters M and MC were practically useless today.
>Now, I'd be interested to find out whether other users have experienced this
>problem? If so, can they be repaired?
>I bought the meter to use with an M2 and 50 DR. It makes a pleasant change
>to use kit from the same era.
>Thanks in advance,

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