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On Aug 31, 2007, at 3:42 PM, Leonard J Kapner wrote: > 1) Which of my lenses MUST be six-bit coded? I only have one 6bit lens (50 lux asph) Doesn't seem to matter much unless you really need exif data about the lens on the camera. I suspect that vignetting may be reduced if I had the 28 cron and 35 lux ash coded. However, that is so easily accomplished in software that it doesn't seem to demand attention. > 2) Is there a reputable source other than Leica USA for this service? No idea. > 3) In order to mitigate focus shift issues, should my lenses also be > recalibrated at the same time they're coded? I'd wait to see if you have a focus shift problem. It seems that some folks do and others don't. > 4) In order to recalibrate lenses properly, do the technicians need > to have > my M6/7/8 bodies at hand? Not sure. It all needs to be tested once you receive your M8. You may not need to give it another thought. > 5) Are IR cut filters in the necessary ring diameters readily > available now > from Leica? Doesn't seem so. However, they seem to be arriving sooner rather than later now than early on. Regards, George Lottermoser firstname.lastname@example.org > > TIA for your advice and guidance!