Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/05/30

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Subject: [Leica] M6 and MP differences?
From: shino at (Rei Shinozuka)
Date: Sat, 30 May 2009 19:54:29 -0400
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yes, i forgot that with the m6 classic 85 you definitely can get
vf flare.  i save a great deal of $ not doing the upgrade by sticking 
one of those polarized squares over the vf window.  i hear scotch
tape works OK too.


On May31 00:32, Lluis Ripoll wrote:
> Hi Ming,
> You have already mentionned the big differences, the MP Viewfinder is  
> really better, my MP os 0,85x as well my M6TTL and I've sand this one to 
> Solms yo upgrade the VF to the MP. I prefer the MP than the M6TTL, it's a 
> little smaller and compact on your hands, the speeds turns like on the 
> M's and I prefer the rewind know M3 style. IMO there is something 
> differenton the M6TTL and MP than on the M6, this one is a litle more 
> quiter. The cover plate of the MP is brass, as it was on the M3. Even so, 
> the better finder I've found on Leica is the M3, even the MP 0,85x with 
> the magnifier 1,25x is not the same for me.
> The M6TTL is a camera maybe a little hybrid for me in between an M6 and 
> M7 and I've never liked it very much.
> Good luck!
> Lluis
> El 30/05/2009, a las 12:35, Thein Onn Ming escribi?:
>> Quick question for you experts - are there any significant differences 
>> between the M6TTL and the MP other than no TTL flash on the MP, RF 
>> flare fix, and the rewind knob?
>> THEIN Onn Ming
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Rei Shinozuka shino at
Ridgewood, New Jersey

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