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Subject: [Leica] M9 Lens Exception..... 35 Lux...
From: red735i at (red735i at
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2009 02:24:05 -0400 (EDT)

Answered my own question.....   from the M8 FAQ:

"2.4 Some of the SUMMILUX-M 35mm/f1.4 models (built from1961-1995, 
Made in Canada) cannot be mounted on the LEICA M8 or cannot be focused to 
In certain cases, these lenses? rear baffle may collide with internal camera 
parts. These lenses can
be modified by Leica Camera AG?s Customer Service, allowing them to be used 
on the LEICA M8.

Frank F
>Does anyone have an idea of why the 35 Lux ( Pre ASPH) would have a problem 
>with the M9?
>Per M9 Manual,,,
>"Some examples of the Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4
>(not aspherical, manufactured from 1961?1995,
>Made in Canada) cannot be fitted to the LEICA M9
>or will not focus to infinity. Leica Customer Service
>can modify these lenses so that they can be used
>on the LEICA M9."
>Sounds pretty weird to me.....
>Frank F
>Leica Users Group.
>See for more information

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