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Subject: [Leica] New Zeiss Ikon: they know their target...
From: bdcolen at (B. D. Colen)
Date: Mon Oct 4 10:05:04 2004

Masochism passed off as 'history.' Obviously they're staking a claim for
having been an early adopter - which is true.

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B. D. Colen wrote :

> And as to who ever it was pointing out that Zeiss failed with their 
> digital SLR system - yup, they did fail. But failing means they at
> least tried. And perhaps they failed because they didn't make a
> enough commitment to it - too few lenses, etc. This time they seem
> more serious - at least from a marketing standpoint.


I think one of the reasons the Contax N Digital failed was the new lens 

I don't know why that "failure" was on the Kyocera Photokina booth last 

Masochism ?


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