Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/02/27

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Subject: RE: [Leica] M6/M6TTL meters...
From: "Wesson, Leo W" <>
Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 13:33:05 -0600

I find that my M6 classis would not meter in low light, an M7 absoutely fixed all of my problems.

Leo Wesson

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> From: 	Austin Franklin
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> Sent: 	Thursday, February 27, 2003 11:07 AM
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> Subject: 	[Leica] M6/M6TTL meters...
> The discussion by Victor of his meter question, and some other discussion
> I've had on another list had me look up some information on the Leica
> M6/M6TTL meters.  I found:
> The M6 meter goes from EV 0 to EV 20
> The M6TTL meter goes from EV -2 to EV 20
> That is according to the manuals I have...
> Now, that, to me, is a very good reason to get an M6TTL over an M6 if you do
> a lot of low light work...but the question I have, is there a difference in
> the early M6 meter and the later M6 meter, as far as EV capability goes?  I
> wasn't aware there was any difference, but the recent thread about Victor's
> question gave information that there were in fact two different metering
> systems for the M6, so perhaps there is more of a difference than has
> already been stated?
> Austin
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