Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/03/10

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From: crbirchenhall at (Christopher Birchenhall)
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 00:16:12 +0000
References: <> <012601c9a1a0$b1d363f0$80f510ac@chris0436b6050>

In the UK (Europe?) the new version is posted as GH1. It seems
Panasonic will provide their own adaptors for M and R lenses and there
will be new lenses to go with it.

One curious point: according to the BJP the lens mount is 6mm smaller!? see

The micor-4/3rds does not specify lens mount?

Chris B

2009/3/10 Chris Williams <leicachris at>:
> And with the G2? announced , then you'll be able to achieve HD Leica movies
> :)  ----- From: "Victor Rubin"
> Subject: [Leica] ABSOLUTE DELIGHT
>> Hi All:
>> Relative to questions about the G1/Leica Adapter outfit- The 2.0 factor is
>> irrelevant. I have a 28mm Ultron which is the "normal" lens at 56,mm. The
>> camera comes with a 28-90 (effective) zoom for the short end and I have a
>> 40mm Rokkor from my CLE which is a medium, as is the 50mm Summicron. My
>> 100mm Canon screw mount with an adapter is now a 200mm f2. As to what
>> lenses
>> work, as far as I can see any M lens that I have appears to work, be it
>> screw mount (with adapter) or direct M mount. Because of the sensor
>> placement, however, the lenses cannot collapse. I also understand from the
>> Camera Quest site, that certain older Leica lenses that have elements that
>> are deeply set cannor be used because of the sensor. I don't have any of
>> these. I feel that sooner orr later Leica will have to come out with
>> something to compete with this outfit. The LVF (EVF) is excellent as when
>> the lens is stopped down, it increases in brightness. All in all its just
>> what I was waiting for. AFFORDABLE!!! vroger
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