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Subject: [Leica] 1.35V to 1.5 V battery options
From: leicamshooter at (G Medina)
Date: Sun Jul 17 08:51:42 2005

I'll go ahead an e-mail you a PDF file which discusses
your various options at length. I too am trying to
decide which way I'm going to go. This must be a
pretty big concern for a lot of folks, because I see a
lot of MR-4 meters selling on the popular auction
site, and they too use the mercury battery.

G Medina

--- Bill Smith <> wrote:

> Esteemed ladies and gentlemen:
> I've got a large collection of approx. 30 yr. old
> RFs made for the outlawed 1.35V Mercury battery. As
> I see it, there are 4 options: use a handheld meter
> and manually set aperture; use a Kanto adapter/ new
> battery; use a new wein cell/ zinc-air battery; have
> the camera meter permanently modified. 
> Can anyone opine as the best of the options to take
> from their experience. 
> Bill
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