Leica R8 question

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by henk@apug, Oct 23, 2009.

  1. henk@apug

    henk@apug Member

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    Hi,

    I have a question about the Leica R8 :
    I can buy a 2nd hand one, which i was able to check a bit.

    I noticed that the shutter can not be released when the back is open.

    Is this a normal R8 feature ?

    Thanx !
     
  2. georgecp

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    yes..it is a safety feature......I have had an R8 for five years and love it for what it does....