Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/08/15

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Re: Leica 8 mp and lens lockout
From: "Randy Jensen" <>
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 2003 13:19:11 -0700

The prototype I saw had a Tri-Elmar (but strangely enough marked Leitz T*),
so no issue with zooming.  Only 3 focal lengths though.  Strange.


- -----Original Message-----
[]On Behalf Of Jim Hedger
Sent: Friday, August 15, 2003 12:55 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Leica 8 mp and lens lockout


I saw what seems to be the same camera you were fortunate to shoot with. My
local local Houston Leica rep showed it to me at the last Leica Day, but
said it was just a prototype. It had no branding on it at that time so I
discounted him having it. What I did notice was the Leitz lens and the fact
the zoom was manual. Can you confirm this? I am going crazy waiting for my
digital camera to zoom and I miss too many shots, also the shutter had no"


On 8/15/03 2:21 PM, "Kyle Cassidy" <> wrote:

> Adam asked:
>> Can you confirm that it has a "lens eject" easy access feature to make
>> changing quick and easy - but that the button is too easy to depress
>> accidently so at least two lenses hit the concrete in the middle of a
> photo
>> session? I've
> Adam, this might be over-hyped. There is a lens-eject, but it's not as
> convenient as I would like. One needs to press REALLY hard to get the lens
> to pop out. Leica only loaned me one lens, so I didn't practice changing
> lenses much, but I did pop it off and put it back on. It might loosen up
> with time.

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