Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/10/22

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Subject: [Leica] Friday FS: Epson R-D1
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Fri Oct 22 21:25:25 2004

On 10/21/04 11:24 PM, "Karen Nakamura" <> typed:

>> 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?
> L is Leica screw mount. You need a M->LSM screw mount adapter to use
> screwmount lenses. Just like on a M camera.

L short for LTM?

Which is Leica thread mount preferred over "screwmount" for insiders?

Mark Rabiner
Portland Oregon

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