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    Quote Originally Posted by erikg View Post
    It won't work without a lens.
    I'm so sorry! I didn't try it with the body cap off! How stupid of me, I was just going on memory. I apologize for passing on faulty information. I hope you get your camera working properly and I'll shut up now.

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    RTFMD guys, always a good place to start.
    http://www.butkus.org/chinon/leica/l...6/leica_m6.htm
    Reading this thread just makes me shake my head...

    Start simple, are the new cells installed correctly? Are they indeed good? Sheesh.

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    First, last and always, check the battery.
    Heavily sedated for your protection.

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    Very useful Tony, I have this problem and it occurs erratically which had me baffled - some batteries draining some not. I will try the fix
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    Quote Originally Posted by E. von Hoegh View Post
    RTFMD guys, always a good place to start.
    http://www.butkus.org/chinon/leica/l...6/leica_m6.htm
    Reading this thread just makes me shake my head...

    Start simple, are the new cells installed correctly? Are they indeed good? Sheesh.

    I imagine so far people have responded to the OP in the accomodating way of assuming he isn't a complete idiot, so why assume all the respondents are dipshits just for being polite?

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