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: s.dimitrov at (Slobodan Dimitrov)
Date: Thu Jan 27 14:38:02 2005
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None what so ever on my end, But then I have a very limited inventory 
of Leica lens.
The Canon lenses are more than adequate for reproduction needs.
S. Dimitrov

On Jan 27, 2005, at 12:40 PM, Steve Barbour wrote:

> Neal Friedenthal wrote:
>>> so Neal...what R lenses do not work/ie are not to be used...on the 
>>> 20D?
>>> Steve
>>> 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
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In reply to: Message from neal at (Neal Friedenthal) ([Leica] R's on 20D/was 280 2.8 on 20D)
Message from kididdoc at (Steve Barbour) ([Leica] R lenses on 20D/was 280 2.8 on 20D)