Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/10/21

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Subject: [Leica] Friday FS: Epson R-D1
From: jbcollier at (John Collier)
Date: Thu Oct 21 22:01:15 2004
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In C/V/E parlance, "L" mount is leica screw mount and "M" mount is, 
well "M" mount. You could always use an "L" mount lens with an adapter 
on an "M" mount camera.

John Collier

On Oct 21, 2004, at 8:57 PM, Frank Filippone wrote:

> What's an "L" mount as described in the Epson lit?
> Why do I need an adapter to use "L" mount lenses, but no adapter to 
> use "M"
> mount lenses?
> Maybe I need a definition of "M" Mount as well?

In reply to: Message from red735i at (Frank Filippone) ([Leica] Friday FS: Epson R-D1)