Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2013/11/05

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Subject: [Leica] Traveling with Leicas
From: robertbaron1 at (Robert Baron)
Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2013 11:56:17 -0600
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Verrry interesting, thanks.

Are others seeing the same slow response time with the M240?


On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 11:52 AM, Tina Manley <images at> wrote:

> LUG -
> I am in Italy with tenuous wi-fi connections so am not keeping up much with
> e-mail.  I have been using my newest camera - the M240 and my older new
> camera - the MM daily walking the streets and taking photos.  I haven't
> downloaded but a few photos so my comments are more about the use of the
> cameras and not the performance.
> In case you are on the fence wondering which one to get, my comments might
> help.  One thing I love about the MM and hate about the M240 is response
> time.  When I put my MM up to my eye, it is ready to shoot.  Press lightly
> on the shutter as I bring the camera up and I can take a photo immediately.
>  With the M240, I press lightly on the shutter, bring it up to my eye, and
> wait and wait and wait.  I'm sure it's a matter of seconds but compared to
> the MM, it is forever!  I've lost several decisive moment photos because
> the M240 wasn't ready to take a photo.  It's very frustrating.  I'm sure I
> notice it even more because the MM is so responsive, but using both at the
> same time, it's driving me crazy.
> Batteries seem to last much longer in the M240 unless I leave it on in the
> bag and the movie button gets pushed accidentally.  I have to be sure and
> turn it off, which makes the response time even longer ;-)
> Hope this helps.
> I'm picking olives tomorrow with a group of school children.
> Photos will follow when I have time to download some!
> ,Tina
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