Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/10/15

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Subject: [Leica] Re: M6HM meter malfunction
From: Jim Brick <>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2001 17:10:14 -0700

A broken meter circuit.

Needs a trip to NJ if you have Passport, of any repair station of your 
choice if you do not.


At 04:17 PM 10/15/2001 -0700, Oliver Bryk wrote:
>The exposure meter on my M6HM has been acting strangely of late. The
>symptoms are:
>1. when I trigger the meter with the lens cap off, only the right LED lights
>2. no combination of shutter speed and f-stop will cause the left LED or
>both LEDs to light up.
>3. when I trigger the meter with the lens cap on, only the left LED blinks
>briefly and then stays lit.
>4. replacing the battery restores normal functionality for a few hours.
>As recommended in the manual I always put the shutter speed selector on B
>after using the camera.
>What might cause this malfunction?
>Oliver Bryk
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