Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/05/15

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Subject: [Leica] Schneider & Kaufmann shattering news
From: imagist3 at (Lottermoser George)
Date: Thu May 15 15:44:54 2008
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He's discussing "Leica DSLR cameras."
There have been several "DSLR" Leica cameras besides the DMR back.
His statements do not "necessarily" refer to an R10 or any other R  
He "may" very well be talking about Leica DSLR cameras beyond the R  

Fond regards,
Picture A Week -

On May 15, 2008, at 5:13 PM, Mark Rabiner wrote:

> quote:
> Kaufmann: Again, I cannot say anything very specific until July,  
> but I can
> tell you we are seriously investigating the possibility of  
> producing one or
> more true Leica DSLR cameras, possibly in a format other than Four  
> Thirds.
> Nikon rumors aside, Leica is the only company that now offers both  
> DSLR and
> digital rangefinder systems, and we know the market wants DSLRs with
> autofocus lenses. So if this is going to happen we know that our  
> engineers
> and design partners definitely have their work cut out for them.
> End of quote
> Sounds very much like if its not AF they're not going to do it and  
> the R
> system is not AF so that's my 2+2=

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