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

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Subject: [Leica] Leica M9 - insane pricing
From: henningw at (Henning Wulff)
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 20:03:40 -0700
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At 10:59 PM -0400 9/9/09, Vick Ko wrote:
>Is the "secret sauce" the FF sensor with the micro-lenses?
>I think so.  That's going to be Leica's hammerlock on the "high 
>performance sensor solution for a digital full frame camera with 
>short flange-focal length lenses".  I wonder if that is how the 
>patent reads.
>If so, it's going to be hard for Zeiss / Cosina to come up with an 
>alternative recipe.

 From what I understand, Zeiss and Cosina aren't really that 
interested at the moment. Zeiss might change their mind at any time, 
but Cosina...?

>Jim Nichols wrote:
>>  I seem to remember it as, "Dream a little dream of me".  It was in 
>>our big band book in the 1940s.
>>  Jim Nichols
>>  Tullahoma, TN USA
>>  ----- Original Message ----- From: "Henning Wulff" <henningw at 
>>  To: "Leica Users Group" <lug at>
>>  Sent: Wednesday, September 09, 2009 7:30 PM
>>  Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica M9 - insane pricing
>>>  At 6:39 PM -0400 9/9/09, Jan Decher wrote:
>>>>  Time for Zeiss / Cosina to work on a $2K full-frame Zeiss ZM.
>>>>  Jan
>>>  Someone wrote that song already -
>>>     Dream a little dream with me..


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