Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/10

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Summaron
From: jayanand at (Jayanand Govindaraj)
Date: Wed Dec 10 17:58:54 2008
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So do I for the M3 - the coverage is roughly what you can see through the
viewfinder of a M3 - you might not even need the eyes (I dont use it) - its
a perfectly acceptable lens.

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 5:24 AM, Lawrence Zeitlin

> On Dec 10, 2008, at 5:51 PM, Len wrote:
>  After you
>> mentioned the 2.8 Summaron I went searching the web for it. Yup it's
>> gotten up there in price.
> Len,
> You might try looking for an f3.5 Summaron. As I understand it, the F2.8
> Summaron is identical to the F3.5 model with the diaphragm adjusted to open
> half a stop wider. The price might be a bit lower if you don't need that
> extra half stop. I have one of these with the eyeglass finder for the M3 
> and
> it has been quite satisfactory.
> Larry Z
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