Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/12/17

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Subject: Re: [Leica] how long do the batterys last in M6ttl .
From: "James Harrison" <>
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2001 19:14:09 -0600

In the Classic, turning the camera to B will prevent current drain==right?

>From: John Collier <>
>To: <>
>Subject: Re: [Leica] how long do the batterys last in M6ttl .
>Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2001 11:50:36 -0700
>From the archives:
>If the shutter release is depressed, the TTL will still draw power from the
>batteries unless it is turned OFF, even if the shutter is unwound.
>John Collier
> > From: Nathan Wajsman <>
> >
> > A week does not sound right. I know that the TTL has a reputation for 
> > batteries, but on mine I do not bother putting it in the OFF position, I
> > just make sure that the film is not wound on before putting it down in 
> > bag. I have had it for several months now and have not had to change
> > batteries yet.
> >
> > I seem to remember that there was an early batch of TTLs that had this
> > battery consumption problem. You may want to search the archives for 
> >
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