Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/25

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Subject: [Leica] So folks laugh at a 35 digi back?
From: director at (Lucien)
Date: Sat Sep 25 09:06:02 2004
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Douglas Herr wrote :

> George Lottermoser <> wrote:
>> So why were some laughing at Leica's R digital back? What's the joke? 
>> Oh yeah no
>> autofocus, autododad, autoeverything, that's right. Just a blazingly 
>> bright
>> focusing screen and some really fine glass to hang in front of it. 
>> HA- ha -ha.
> George has pointed out the thing that distinguishes the R8/R9+digital 
> back from the N/C offerings - and what makes it worthwhile even if you 
> don't already have a raft of R lenses.  Minimal dodads, a viewfinder 
> that encourages composition, and nearly every R lens made from 1965 to 
> the present will work perfectly, or can be updated to work perfectly 
> with it.


And the removable back making removing the dust easier.


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