Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/04/24

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Subject: [Leica] Goodbye Kodachrome 25 film
From: Ken Lassiter <>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2001 17:21:15 -0400

Kodak confirms plans to discontinue Kodachrome 25 film
   Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester, N.Y., said it will discontinue
Kodachrome 25 color reversal slide film later this year.
       Improvements in consumer versions of both Kodachrome 64 and 200
films, which represent the majority of the
   Kodachrome business, as well as performance advances in the
Ektachrome family of films, have made these films more
   popular with consumers. As a result, Kodak has seen a significant
decline in use of Kodachrome 25 film. Kodak said it can
   no longer justify production of products with extremely limited
usage. Kodak will continue to offer Kodachrome 64 and
   200 consumer film.
       The company has provided retailers with a specific timetable for
inventory planning purposes in the near future.
   However, Kodak anticipates supplies will be available for most of the

Now, what will we test Leica lenses with?

Ken Lassiter

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