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Subject: [Leica] Canon DSLR R lens use
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Mon Mar 17 23:21:43 2008
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On Mar 17, 2008, at 11:14 PM, Nathan Wajsman wrote:

> I second Michiel's advice. I never noticed any particular exposure  
> problems when using Leica R lenses on my Canons (20D and more  
> recently 1DII) or with the Olympus for that matter.
> I don't remember the 20D, but my 1DII accepts 4 GB cards, and since  
> the 20D was introduced after the 1DII, I am pretty sure that it  
> accepts cards of at least that size as well.

and the Oly E3 accepts 8 GB cards.

> Cheers,
> Nathan
> On 18-mrt-2008, at 6:46, Michiel Fokkema wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Just start shooting. It's free!
>> I have a focus confirmation adapter ans this ensures good exposure.  
>> With a normal adapter I have to check more careful.
>> My biggest CF card is 2gig.
>> Have fun,
>> Michiel Fokkema
>> wrote:
>>> Well, I made the plunge and got a Canon 20D used and ordered a R  
>>> adapter from Stephan Gandy, which should arrive tomorrow,  
>>> Tuesday.  I remember some discussion on exposure problems with  
>>> some of the Canon Digitals with R lenses.  Is there anything I  
>>> need to set special on the 20D?  Or just put in Aperture Priority  
>>> and start shooting?  I checked the archives but did not see  
>>> anything.  This is a stop gap while I wait to see what if anything  
>>> shows up at Photokina in the form of a R10.  Also how big of a CF  
>>> card can be used with the 20D?
>>> Thanks for any help,
>>> Gene
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best, Steve

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