Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/01/25

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Shutter speed setting on M6 Classic
From: Henry Ting <>
Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2003 20:00:19 -0800 (PST)

I agree Martin. I can't imagine anyone using the M
would be constantly fiddling with the shutter speeds.
For what the M is good at, I mostly leave it at
between 1/60 or 1/125 and use the lens aperture for
fining tuning.

- --- Martin Howard <> wrote:
> Jerry Lehrer wrote:
> > When I started to use an M6, with it's internal
> meter, I found it a 
> > PITA
> > to use the almost flush mounted, tiny shutter
> speed wheel.
> The Classic M6 shutter speed dial is the best of any
> M camera.  Better 
> grip than the M1-M4 (haven't used an M5, so I cannot
> comment on that) 
> and taller and more profiled than the M6TTL and M7. 
> I've before never 
> heard anyone complain about the Classic M6 shutter
> speed dial.
> M.
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