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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Goldfinch
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Thu May 1 15:40:44 2008
References: <007a01c8abb2$529cb830$6101a8c0@jimnichols> <>

I was worried that the chip, if not perfectly installed, might damage the 
contacts in the body.  Hence, I chose to go the simple way.  I will be 
interested in your opinion when you get the chip.  I agree, it would be nice 
to see the green light.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Hemenway" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Thursday, May 01, 2008 5:34 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] IMG: Goldfinch

> Hi Jim:
> A good first shot.  I have my E-510, (body only), and am expecting the 
> R-adapter to arrive sometime in the next few days.  A glue-on focus 
> confirmation chip should arrive a week later... my do it yourself project 
> for May! ;-)
> Jim Hemenway
> Jim Nichols wrote:
>> My M42 to Oly 4/3 adapter arrived this morning, so, of course, I had to 
>> sit under a shade tree and see who would pose for me.  This is my first 
>> attempt with my Pentax Super-Multi-Coated TAKUMAR 200mm f/4 lens on my 
>> Olympus E-510 (400mm equivalent).  There is no chip on my adapter, so 
>> focus is purely manual and a little more difficult than I expected, using 
>> the standard viewfinder screen.  However, for the occasional wildlife 
>> photo, it will probably do fine.
>> C&C appreciated.
>> Jim Nichols
>> Tullahoma, TN USA
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