Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/08/06

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Help: Minilux trouble
From: Dennis Painter <>
Date: Mon, 06 Aug 2001 07:35:58 -0700
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Back to Leica for service.

Pascal, you have the distinction of being the 3rd listmember with this problem.
Dr. Joseph Yao being one and I cannot recal the other.

I think Joseph said it was a problem with flex circuitry within the camera. Its
a sad commentary on the quality of Panasonic (Matsushita) and Leica.


Pascal wrote:

> Hello friends,
> I am in the middle of our Summer holiday in the Swiss Alps and today my
> Minilux stopped working. It displays the E 02 indication on the LCD. There
> is also some whining sound within the camera. It keeps on measuring light
> and focusing but doesn't allow me to press the release button further to
> take the picture. Instead of that, the error message is displayed. What is
> to be done about this?
> Very disappointing, since the R8 takes slide film, and the Minilux was using
> color print film. No more photos now... :-(
> Thanks.
> Pascal
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