Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2015/10/23

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Subject: [Leica] Leica SL weight comparison.....
From: imra at (Douglas Barry)
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2015 11:29:23 +0100
References: <011901d10d53$5b79a340$126ce9c0$> <0b0701d10d68$d57af4e0$8070dea0$>

In Ireland - still part of Europe, it's 1,014.5 kg, and in progressive 
openminded parts of the UK where it's also Europe, it's that too. In 
Switzerland as well, if I remember.

In truth, the fact that India, China and the US all use the full stop at the 
decimal point may point to the way to the future, and, in all likelihood, 
hoping the future of the decimal mark is going to be the comma is 
probably... err... pointless :-)

The weight of my Leica M3 is 947 grammes - that's with strap, f3.5 35mm 
Summaron, cap, and spectacles. My Fuji X100S is 475 grammes. Interestingly, 
enough the medium format Voigtlander Perkeo with Color Skopar lens and 
Synchro-Compur shutter which probably takes better images than either the 
Leica or the Fuji weighs 528 grammes. Now if Leica only made a folding 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John McMaster" <john at>
To: "'Leica Users Group'" <lug at>
Sent: Friday, October 23, 2015 9:00 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica SL weight comparison.....

> The European way of writing numbers, 1kg and 14.5 grams is 1.014,5
> john
> -----Original Message-----
> The 24-90 lens weighs in at 1.14 KG ( there is a typo in the download
> datasheet, it actually says 1.140grams.
> Frank Filippone
> Red735i at
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