Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/11/19

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Subject: [Leica] Question to the DMR users, a intermittent problem...
From: imagist3 at (Lottermoser George)
Date: Wed Nov 19 09:34:57 2008
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I have not experienced the issue you describe.
If I did experience this issue;
the first thing I'd do is
clean the contacts between the back and body.

Fond regards,

On Nov 19, 2008, at 11:18 AM, wrote:

> Well I have now been playing with my DMR for a day or so, and I  
> have run into a perplexing problem.  After shooting a while the  
> unit will not cock the shutter. I can remove the power unit and  
> cock the R8 manually and it then works for a while.  Then I have to  
> cock it manually to get it working again.  I can manually cock the  
> shutter and it works every time.  The battery display shows full  
> charge, and trying to charge the batteries, they charge only for a  
> short time, which is what I expect if they are indeed charged.  A  
> couple of times it sounded like a sluggish wind, so I tried to  
> charge them, but as I said they appear to be fully charged.  The  
> digital section seems to work just fine every time, so no  
> complaints there, and the images are very nice.  At this point I am  
> thinking a connection problem, but very strange.  Have any of you  
> run into this problem or heard of any one that has had it?
> Thanks for any help.
> Gene
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