Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/01/30

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Subject: [Leica] amazing...
From: feli2 at (Feli)
Date: Sun Jan 30 08:33:18 2005
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I just took another look at the layout of the Minolta. The two large 
dial control program
mode and exposure compensation. Shutter speed / aperture is controlled 
via two small
dial in in front / behind the shutter release. But a lot of other 
functions that normally
would be buried in the main menu can directly be accessed by buttons.


On Jan 30, 2005, at 3:24 AM, Frank Dernie wrote:

> This is a big deal IMHO. If I wasn't committed by considerable expense 
> to Canon I would buy one. The Canon interface is poor but of course it 
> is more difficult to style a camera with knobs and, of course very 
> much more expensive to make, The top Minolta P&S has them and the 
> other model, otherwise about the same spec but with the normal button 
> and menu type interface is not much more than half the price.
> Frank
> On 30 Jan, 2005, at 07:51, Feli wrote:
>> Minolta. It actually appears to have dials like a 'real' camera to 
>> change such settings.

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