Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/03/26

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Subject: [Leica] More RD-1 news
From: jerryleh at (Jerry Lehrer)
Date: Fri Mar 26 09:55:41 2004
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OK, now please explain the voodoo economics of a mass market
company selling a limited production product.  Wouldn't it be like
MacDonalds trying to sell a few thousand $30 Beef Wellingtons?


Dan C wrote:

> Apparently only 10,000 will be made, period, and half are expected to be
> sold in Japan.  And the price...are you sitting down?...$3500 USD.
> If true, this camera doesn't sound like a serious contender.   If Leica was
> scared into making their digital M announcement by rumours of the Epson,
> perhaps they are now reconsidering?
> -dan c.
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