Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/20

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Subject: [Leica] OT: Nikon F6
From: nbeddoe at (Beddoe, Neil)
Date: Mon Sep 20 07:17:13 2004

Nice to see that you can remove the battery pack.  The f5 was too big.


-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of CC Yau
Sent: Monday, September 20, 2004 2:46 PM
To: Leica Users Group
Subject: Re: [Leica] OT: Nikon F6

They have better technologies that they can deploy, better AF and 
metering, as well as the i-TTL.  They have been selling sb800 
flashlights and I do not think it is good that their top of the line 
film camera cannot take advantage of the technology.

CC Yau

On Sep 20, 2004, at 21:20, B. D. Colen wrote:

> It appears to be replacing the digital top of the line. But the real
> question is why are they introducing an upgrade of their flagship film
> camera at this point - unless there are enough easy to port over
> developments on the new digital that they figured could easily be added
> to the film body.

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