Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/09/02

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Subject: Re: [Leica] 135mm f2.8 'eyes' adjustment
From: Edward Meyers <>
Date: Sun, 2 Sep 2001 21:06:47 -0400 (EDT)

Before you begin unscrewing screws and readjusting the google-thing,
try moving your eye around when viewing thru the finder. There's a
chance that your eye must be centered properly (more precisely) when
compared to looking without the google-thing. Ed

On Mon, 3 Sep 2001 wrote:

> I have here a borrowed 135mm f2.8 with the 'eyes'. The problem is that when
> you fit it to an M body with good vertical v/f alignment, the two images are
> out vertically.
> This happens on all of my M bodies, even though those bodies have perfect
> vertical v/f alignment, so the problem is clearly in the 'eyes' of the 135.
> There are six screws on the back of the rectangular side, and three on the
> round side. Does anyone know if any of these are adjusting screws, and if
> not which of them let you gain access to the adjustment that must be hidden
> inside?
> --
> David Morton
> "The more opinions you have, the less you see." -- Wim Wenders.