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

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Subject: [Leica] M Digital vs D70 Build
From: mak at (Mark Kronquist)
Date: Mon Sep 20 22:06:30 2004

D70 and Rolex? Maybe NYC Rolex. D1 x h are built like M Leicas. My D70 and
D100 are more than a bit fragile in a couple respects (CF card door mount
for example) D100 is well made just no Leica M
> In a message dated 9/20/04 12:10:14 PM, writes:
> << >>> And don't put any money on the image quality of the digital M being 
> any
>>>> better than that of the Nikon D70 or the Digital Rebel. It's the build
>>>> that sucks on those two, not the image quality. >>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------
> I don't know how you define 'build', but I use a D70 and the thing is built
> like a Rolex watch. My friends tell me that they've dropped D70's on floors
> and 
> rocky roads without any damage. Re the M digital in 35mm format, I think it
> will be inevitable. And I don't think it will go for much more than the M7.
> The 
> problem is to keep the M digital the same size as the M7. Where do they put
> that large battery?
> Bob
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