Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/01/27

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Subject: [Leica] R lenses on 20D/was 280 2.8 on 20D
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Thu Jan 27 12:43:22 2005
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Neal Friedenthal wrote:
>>so Neal...what R lenses do not work/ie are not to 
>>be used...on the 20D?
>>Neal Friedenthal wrote:
>>>About the only Leica R lens that I have that I hadn't tried on the Canon 
>>>20D was my 280 f2.8 Apo-Telyt-R
>>>Well I snapped it onto the 20D walked to the back door and snapped this 
>>>of a cherry tree around 40 meters away.

>>>Neal F

> I haven't had any problems mounting any of the "R" lenses that I own; 19, 
> 28-70, 60 macro, 70-210 and 280/2.8.  I also 
> have an adapter to mount the lenses from my Kiev 6/ 88cm and they all work 
> well.  As far as I know the only problems 
> have been with the Canons having the full frame sensor where some of the 
> Leica lenses interfere with the mirror.

the information has been inconsistent and 
confusing inputs have included various R 
lenses and various Canon bodies.. with reported 
lens / mirror problems.
Is anyone aware of ANY  R lens problem 
specifically with the Canon 20D?

thanks, Steve

Replies: Reply from s.dimitrov at (Slobodan Dimitrov) ([Leica] R lenses on 20D/was 280 2.8 on 20D)
In reply to: Message from neal at (Neal Friedenthal) ([Leica] R's on 20D/was 280 2.8 on 20D)