Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/24

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Subject: [Leica] I am in R8 love
From: Jim at (Jim Hemenway)
Date: Fri Sep 24 19:17:22 2004
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Hi Dan:

It only takes a minute or two. I don't have to do it anymore because I 
now have the motor drive on a dedicated R8.  The other one is patiently 
waiting for the digital back.  Damn, I really have to go out and look 
for a job.


Dan C wrote:

> Reminds me of my old Minolta 9000 and it's motor drive.  It was always a
> bugger to attach the drive to the camera and get it to work right away.  I
> always had to clean the contacts between the camera and the drive, and
> wiggle the thing back and forth while attaching them.
> -dan c.
> At 08:51 PM 24-09-04 -0400, Jim Hemenway wrote:
>>Just wait till you get the Motor Drive.... if you go ahead with that, 
>>then don't forget to wipe all the external gold contacts on the camera 
>>and the drive, with a cotton swab and alcohol before you attach them 
>>I'd recommend against a Motor Winder.
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