Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/01/26

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Subject: OT [Leica] Katz Eye Focusing Screens
From: r.s.taylor at (Richard Taylor)
Date: Sat Jan 26 09:20:56 2008
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JB - Ah, perfect!  Thanks for the reference to the warranty act.    
That's another argument I could use if I need to.  I ordered a screen  
for my D40x yesterday.



On Jan 25, 2008, at 7:49 PM, J. Braun wrote:

> Dick,
> <Have you any comparison of the screen brightness with and without the
> <OptiBrite treatment?
> Sorry no, I have not had a screen without the OptiBright treatment.
> I forgot to mention I dialed in -0.7 exposure compensation with the  
> screen.
> <This is good news.  It makes sense that changing the screen shouldn't
> <affect the warranty and it sounds like Nikon was reasonable in this
> <case.
> Not voiding the Warranty makes allot of sense considering "The  
> Magnusson-Moss Warranty Federal Trade commission Improvement Act of
> 1975" (
> I am not an attorney.  Please consult a real one.  However my  
> understanding of Magnusson-Moss is the requirement for the
> manufacturer to prove a modification caused the failure to void a  
> warranty.
> Considering the F6 I own allows consumer changing of focusing  
> screens, such would be a stretch.
> JB
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