Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/09/10

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Subject: [Leica] M9 Lens Exception..... 35 Lux...
From: grduprey at (grduprey at
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2009 15:45:57 +0000

Seems strange to me, as it works just fine on the M8.  Possibly a misprint?  
It cannot be coded, but that does not cause any real problems.

Gene  -------------- Original message from red735i at 

> 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
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