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

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Subject: [Leica] Epson RD-1
From: rangefinder at (Didier Ludwig)
Date: Mon Sep 20 12:55:22 2004

I just have this link from the CVUG list.
RD-1 used with a impressing collection of LTM and M-compatible lenses. 
Worth a look.

>Hey gang--
>So my question of the morning is, does anyone on the LUG own an Epson RD-1
>yet? I have one client who has bought one from a dealer in Hong Kong, and
>he's enjoying the camera immensely (the only camera he took on a recent
>trip, and he's got other M-cameras), I believe with his 35 f/2. I've been
>haranguing Epson about this, and they are being pretty darn cagey about
>whether (or not) they'll release this to the U.S. I just talked with a sales
>rep who expressed surprise (!!!) that lots of Leica M-system users would be
>interested. I said, "Are you kidding?" He seemed excited to find that out
>(odd?) and said he'd get back to me ASAP. I had to do a virtual double-take
>on that one.
>So can anyone show and tell? Or have we alread revealed all we care to
>reveal, or discuss, on this subject?
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