Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/10/01

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Digital R-Module - hands on
From: simonogilvie at (
Date: Fri Oct 1 04:35:07 2004

Frank Dernie wrote:
> surely there's the rub, if there is a prism there suitable for the 15 
> it will distort the rays from longer lenses, etc..
On 30 Sep, 2004, at 20:30, JCB wrote:
>> Under the glass is a low pass filter and possibly a ray bending prism 
>> glass so that you may use a leica 15mm lens and get a reasonable image 
>> out to the edge.

Being retrofocus designs the R wide lenses won't need any ray-bending
at the sensor surely?  Isn't that only required for the M lenses that
protrude into the body?


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