Flash with M2 - help please

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  1. Jimothy

    Jimothy Member

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    I have recently acquired a Leica M2 and would like to know what adapter I need to be able to use flash via the pc socket.

    this socket is not at all like the socket on my M6.
     
  2. Ian Grant

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    You have to buy an adaptor, why not post a wanted add here.

    Better still try Stephens Cameras, give David a call, or pop in he's not too far from you. It's worth buying a spare as well.

    Ian
     
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  3. Roger Hicks

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    You can get adapters, called logically enough Leica-M-to-PC, or you can have the socket changed. A long-established camera store (not Jessops!) might have one in a drawer. I have one somewhere that came with a Leica but damned if I know where.

    But using flash with an M-series Leica is heresy anyway!
     
  4. Jimothy

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    Thanks for the info mr hicks.

    its not something i intend to do often. but, just occasionally, needs must when the devil drives, i'm afraid.
     
  5. David H. Bebbington

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    I bought an adapter the other day from Mr Cad of Croydon for £8 (Kaiser, product # 1313). They might have another! I also bought some cover plugs for the flash sockets from India (Active Industries).

    Regards,

    David