Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/04/06

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Undocumented features of the M7
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Date: Sat, 06 Apr 2002 10:38:28 -0500

> Secondly, when you aim the camera at a television, most internal meters lock
> onto an average meter reading.  The M7's shutter speed read out keep changing
> very quickly and doesn't lock onto a specific speed.  I wonder if the sampling
> rate is at least as fast as 1/30 of a second so that the refresh rate of the
> television image actually triggers a response from the meter.

That's pretty common fare.  The Hexar does the same thing.  It's probably
the sampling frequency meeting the fat black bar that follows the second (?)
scan on the TV.

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Dante Stella

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