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Does anybody in this forum know if it's safe to put a piece of tape over the loudspeaker holes on the left side of the top to minimize the risk of dust to enter the camera? Is there any electronic inside that heats up and that could get even hotter if tape is placed over the loudspeaker holes? Have you tried it? If yes, what's your experience?
Just found out that my next M246 suffers from sensor issues. My first M246 was replaced because there was an error with the sensor on the first one, and now it's happening all over with the M246 which replaced the first one with sensor error; i have to send my next M246 to service. Three years ago i jumped in the water: I switched to Leica from Nikon (and a short period with Canon) after 25 years without any techinical faults or issues what so ever, and i never looked back. That is until now, because i'm wondering if i really want to stay with Leica after these experiences after all. T
Many have waited and longed for this day. At last, Leica will let the buyer decide what he/she wants in a Monochrom! http://www.photographyblog.com/news/leica_m_monochrom_a_la_carte/ Another article - https://www.ephotozine.com/article/leica-m-monochrom-added-to-leica-a-la-carte-camera-personalisation-service-29513
Within the M system, If we want to make black and white prints we have the following options: Film M camera and film, M240/M-P conversion to B&W, M Monochrom version one and M Monochrom typ 246. I must admit that so far I have never seen a B&W print from the typ 246 fine print in real time, only on the web; it seems that M cameras of any kind in these parts (midwest USA) are only slightly more prevalent than unicorns. From what I can see online though, the image quality of typ 246 prints when created by a skilled printer is simply astounding; by all appearances, typ 246 prints l