Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/17

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Subject: [Leica] contax guessing game...
From: jls at (Jeffery Smith)
Date: Fri Sep 17 06:20:55 2004
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I digital G2 is not enticing to me as it is autofocus. If I wanted an 
autofocus digital camera with a good lens, there are a lot of cheaper 
alternatives out there.

At 07:51 AM 9/17/2004, you wrote:
>As I said - well, think I said anyway, as I have been loaded up on pain
>killers for a couple days now ;-) - I'd be willing to bet we're talking
>about a re-badged Epsonica R-D1 or a digital G2/3. I must say I'd be
>very tempted by a digital G3, assuming that it had a brighter
>viewfinder. Obviously it would be greatly improved with real manual
>focusing, but I can't imagine that's going to happen. But as someone
>said yesterday - I think -
>-----Original Message-----
>[] On Behalf Of
>Richard F. Man
>Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2004 10:29 PM
>To: Leica Users Group
>Subject: Re: [Leica] contax guessing game...
>Someone claims that someone on the Contax list discovers yet another
>Zeiss nameplate, with what looks to be a rangefinder window!!!
>Now if it is digital.....
>At 07:57 AM 9/15/2004, Richard F. Man wrote:
> >In case you are not aware, Contax has been running teaser pic, with the
> >caption: "Back With Passion" for the last week. A new piece of puzzle
> >every two days. Here's the URL
> ><
> >DPReview news forum has a thread on it.
>// richard (This email is for mailing lists. To reach me directly,
>use richard at
>Leica Users Group.
>See for more information

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