Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/02/08

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Subject: [Leica] 15 zeiss
From: joseph at (Joseph Yao)
Date: Fri Feb 8 21:24:06 2008

The size of its rear element and its protrusion is the issue.

On 2/9/08 8:17 AM, "leo wesson" <> wrote:

> Why isn't the 15 rangefinder coupled?  Anyone know?  Technical limitation?
> quote from luminous landscape
> But ? Why Not Rangefinder Coupled?
> All of this begs the question ? why isn't the 15mm Distagon rangefinder
> coupled? As I wrote in my 15mm Heliar
> review<>,
> which lens also isn't coupled, it has to be either a matter of price or a
> technical limitation. Since the price of the Distagon, unlike the Heliar,
> can not be a factor, it would be interesting to know why the Zeiss lens
> isn't coupled. This certainly will reduce the lens' attractiveness for some
> potential users.

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