Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/06/05

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Digital M Principle
From: leicachris at (Christopher Williams)
Date: Mon Jun 5 07:34:23 2006
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Hmmmmm......why switch from my non full frame Nikons(D2h,D1x,D100) to a
smaller lighter non-full frame digital Leica?

I'd personally like to take off the pounds. If you have the lightweight D70
I'd guess you would not really care.


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Subject: [Leica] Digital M Principle

> To sever film from digital in the digital M body breaks the logic of using
> the Leica system because it destroys the crossover Leica users expect. The
> framing should remain mechanical for reliability and the conservation of
power, in
> addition to the universal compatibility of Leica lenses.
> For that matter, producing a digital M using anything but a true 24x36mm
> revolutionary sensor would be a huge mistake. Why would I switch from the
> D70 to a digital M in that case? Leica Solms should be warned against
> a pseudo, premature digital M. We won't bite, methinks. Maybe collectors
> buy that animal. But collectors won't make Leica successful. Only a
> Bob R

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