Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/01/23

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Got my SF-20 flash...
From: "Doug Lee" <>
Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2003 08:34:52 -0500
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I, too am very happy with my SF-20 and do not consider it flimsy. Also,  as
B.D. pointed out, the shoe on my M7 is slightly above the top plate, so the
locking mechanism is not a problem. Actually, the fit is so snug that
locking it down is almost pointless.


Douglas Richard Lee
Cinnaminson, NJ
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From: "John Collier" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2003 8:51 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Got my SF-20 flash...

> Well I must have been lucky because I have bought two SF-20s and
> neither is flimsy. They have worked just fine with no problems. I
> appreciate the thoughtful touches such as: telling you when the flash
> is not correctly connected for TTL operation (I had a bad TTL cord),
> easy compensation setting and the ability to illuminate the panel (it
> is dark after all). My battery door closes nicely and stays shut too
> something that I cannot say about my Vivtar and Sunpak flashes.
> My only complaint is that the M6TTL/SF-20 combo will not signal an
> overexposure. This is very unfortunate when you are working with large
> aperture lenses. A R8/SF-20 will signal an overexposure.
> John Collier
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