Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/03/10

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Subject: [Leica] My M8 developed a stutter problem
From: len-1 at (Leonard Taupier)
Date: Mon Mar 10 07:47:53 2008
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Actually I'm still taking pictures with it. In every respect the  
camera is fine. I'm hoping that eventually it'll break and they'll  
give me one of those new slow shutters for my shutter stutter.


On Mar 10, 2008, at 10:39 AM, Vick Ko wrote:

> Len,
> I feel your pain.
> I hope Solm's resolves your problems quickly.
> Vick
> Leonard Taupier wrote:
>> Yes my M8 has developed a stutter. When taking a normal single  
>> photo the sound is as if I took 2, 3 or 4 exposures in quick  
>> succession. Actually only one photo was taken and in every other  
>> respect the exposure and camera operation are normal. I found that  
>> on the average this problem occurs every 6 exposures but it may  
>> take 20 or so normal exposures before it happens. It can occur  
>> with and without coded lenses and with and without lens detection  
>> on or off. It also occurs on any SD card whether freshly formatted  
>> or not. I did not have this problem before upgrading to the latest  
>> firmware. I repeated the upgrade but that did not help. Has anyone  
>> heard of this problem before?
>> Len
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