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Subject: [Leica] OT Query - Canon FD lenses/cameras
From: at (Douglas Sharp)
Date: Thu May 22 04:12:09 2008
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Thanks, Didier,
By trial and error? Or is there a certain shift in the ASA setting that 
compensates correctly.

Didier Ludwig wrote:
> Douglas
> As for the battery, you can use any suiting alkaline or silver oxide 1.5V 
> battery and correct it by the ASA setting. I've done that successfully 
> with several compact rangefinder cameras from the same era.
> Didier
>> The TLb is fully functional (and very simple) but needs Mercury or Wein 
>> cell batteries - can anyone recommend a good alternative body (assuming 
>> that it's worth it for using the lenses I got) - I gather the A series 
>> are pretty good and  the F bodies are apparently superb - any pros and 
>> cons?.
>> Thanks in advance
>> Douglas
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