Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/09/06

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Subject: [Leica] M9 details and spec
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Sun, 06 Sep 2009 15:22:18 -0400

> Perhaps a different reason for them not supporting the 135mm on the M8 was
> that it would have meant having three sets of framelines in the window.
> The brochure says that use of the 135mm with the M9 is only recommended 
> when
> stopped down two stops from f3.4, so in effect they're saying the
> rangefinder isn't accurate enough to use the lens wide open.
> Steve

Maybe not the rangefinder base not being adequate but the issues involved
with no thickness of film.

Mark William Rabiner

In reply to: Message from lug at (Steve Unsworth) ([Leica] M9 details and spec)