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Hello, actually on a trip in London , m’y m10 rangefinder suddenly stop coupling with my lenses.

in fact, the little wheel wich get contact with the lens stays blocked on the infini. If I put it in thé right direction I can feel itsabnormaly hard to move.

what happened ? CAN Ifix it by myself -? Is there a place in London where it could be fixed ?

 

thank you for your help 

 

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Leica Mayfair will be able to help. They also have a shop in the City. There are others such as Red Dot Camera. You need to look their locations up online.

 

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9 hours ago, Stefflaurent said:

Hello, actually on a trip in London , m’y m10 rangefinder suddenly stop coupling with my lenses.

in fact, the little wheel wich get contact with the lens stays blocked on the infini. If I put it in thé right direction I can feel itsabnormaly hard to move.

what happened ? CAN Ifix it by myself -? Is there a place in London where it could be fixed ?

 

thank you for your help 

 

I reported an issue with the M10 roller assembly failing that apparently Leica is aware of. My camera had to be sent to Wetzler for this repair.

Maybe your issue is something different but regardless, I wouldn't mess with it yourself or waste any more time before sending it in.

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I had the identical problem on a once in a lifetime trip to Japan. In the middle on engagement photo shoot for my niece 😡.  Had to send it back, took months.  It works well now.   Hopefully it’s a one off.  My m240 and m3 never conked our on me.  

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Sorry to hear the faulty M10.

 

As decades old Leica (or other brands ) user, so many times I was happy to have "second chance" or back-up gear.

Murphy's (10 versions)

...

With M10, if that is the only RF coupling and no other solutions left , I'd use LV or with wide angle lens as expensive p&s (no RF).

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