Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2015/10/21

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Subject: [Leica] Leica SL and maybe the design inspiration?
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2015 17:16:51 -0400

Some Sony bodies now have that look I'm fond of its no nonsense functional
look. I think it looks better than when they try too hard for the body by
Porsche design group look.

On 10/21/15 3:11 PM, "Doug Herr" <wildlightphoto at> wrote:

> Frank Dernie wrote:
> As an engineering designer used to designing for small production runs (but
> much smaller than Leica) I doubt a stylist has been used. The SL looks to 
> me
> something which has entirely been designed to be inexpensively NC machined
> from solid since the projected production volume almost certainly would not
> have been able to fund the tooling for diecasting.
> <<<
> I'm almost certain I read that it's machined from a solid block of aluminum
> like the T is.
> Doug Herr
> Birdman of Sacramento
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