Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/10/18

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Subject: [Leica] Well I went and did it
From: vick.ko at (Vick Ko)
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2010 16:56:00 -0400
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  I don't have an M9, but on Q2, I thought the M9 allowed you to enter 
the lens code, so, no, you don't need to code all the lenses any more.

And I seem to read that John Milich is a top notch coder:
Write to him here:  jm at


On 10/18/2010 4:45 PM, Harrison McClary wrote:
>  I ordered an M9.  It will be delivered soon.  Can't wait to play with 
> it.  Since I have not been reading the LUG in a long while, just do 
> not have the time. I have a few quick questions so that I can get the 
> most out of the camera.
> 1) where is the best place to get the lenses coded?  I know some will 
> say Leica, anywhere else who is quick, reliable, and reasonable?  I 
> really do not want a 2 or three week turnaround.
> 2) Is it really necessary to get the lenses coded? Lenses I have are 
> the Voigtlander 12 (how would one even code that animal?) The 28 
> elmarit pre asph, 35 'cron 3rd, 50 noctilux with builtin hood, 90 
> 'cron pre asph.  I also have and use the 40 1.4 Voigtlander and 50 f 
> 2.0 Konica Hexxanon M.  Which of those really need the coding and 
> which do not?
> 3) What memory cards "play" best with the M9?
> I have been shooting my Leica glass on my little G2 for the past month 
> or two and absolutely love it.  That is one thing that has made me 
> want the M9 so bad.  I had forgotten how sweet the small cameras are. 
> So much better than these heavy 1D3 and 1D4 monsters I am lugging around.
> Thanks!
> Harrison.
> -- 
> Harrison McClary
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