Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/06/13

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Leica Lens Mount Distance
From: Henning Wulff <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2003 16:12:36 -0700
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At 5:06 PM -0700 6/12/03, Frank Filippone wrote:
>Nope Henning... it is a very modern back with electrical contacts, etc.....
>I think it is a piece of test instrumentation for lenses.... It holds film
>and has a gate that must be PUSHED in to open for film recording.... very
>OTOH, does the Eldia have a 28mm back foocus length?  The Eldia was made for
>screw mount lenses only, right?

The Eldia didn't take lenses; it just had a glass gate for the exposure.

I can't quite picture what you've got. What is this gate that you 
'push to open', and what are the electrical contacts hooked up to??

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