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Subject: [Leica] Succumbed to the M 240 and my first posted images from it
From: topoxforddoc at (Charlie Chan)
Date: Sun, 16 Feb 2014 09:03:42 +0000
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welcome back! Glad to hear that you have got over your health problems. 
Looks like you and your wife have made an excellent choice as your new 
images are great - esp Soft. Look forward to seeing more.

Best wishes,


Charlie Chan

On 16 Feb 2014, at 02:38, Mitch Zeissler wrote:

> I?m back.
> The past 8 months have been very rough with a bad health scare, several 
> operations, and lots of recovery time ? but now everything is looking more 
> positive and I?m doing a lot better.
> Back in late December, I was delighted to receive a Sony Alpha a7 as a 
> Christmas gift from my wife.  It produced wonderful full-frame images in a 
> delightfully small package? until it died just 10 days later.
> Both the system board and CMOS chip went completely non-responsive and I 
> had to send the camera in for factory warranty servicing.  Ugh.  The 
> camera was shipped to Texas, but was actually serviced in Mexico; my phone 
> calls to the contact center apparently went to the Pacific Rim somewhere; 
> follow-up conversations were quite difficult and halting as the words were 
> translated into four different languages.  Eventually (over a month later) 
> I received the camera back in perfect working order, but the damage was 
> done ? I no longer have any faith in the product, was angered at how my 
> service ticket was handled, and very unhappy to discover that my Sony 
> lenses would have to be replaced if I wanted to actually utilize the 
> full-frame resolution of the camera.
> Screw that.  And luckily for me, my wife agreed.
> So now I?m the happy owner of a new M 240 ? which works perfectly well 
> with the Leica and Voigtl?nder glass that I already have.  And here are 
> the first images that I?ve posted from it so far.
> Comments or suggestions are welcome.
> Mitch Zeissler
> ===
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