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Forum: Leica M9 / ME 09-01-2017
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Posted By jaapv
Quite the opposite; deep cycling reduces life on...

Quite the opposite; deep cycling reduces life on Li-Ion batteries considerably:




http://batteryuniversity.com/learn/article/how_to_prolong_lithium_based_batteries
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-21-2017
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Posted By jaapv
Actually, they never made a lifetime guaranty, if...

Actually, they never made a lifetime guaranty, if you read properly. :(
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-16-2017
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Posted By jaapv
Well, I sent my MM1 and M9 off on June 2nd. The...

Well, I sent my MM1 and M9 off on June 2nd. The MM1 will be arriving tomorrow, the M9 hopefully some time next week.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 08-15-2017
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Posted By jaapv
If the camera is sent in through the dealer...

If the camera is sent in through the dealer network things might be a bit slower. Your dealer should be able to communicate with Leica for you.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-26-2017
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Posted By jaapv
I would expect anything past 2022. Mine will only...

I would expect anything past 2022. Mine will only be retired if it breaks down irrepairibly.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-26-2017
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Posted By jaapv
Hmm.. Outdated? It is still in the Leica...

Hmm.. Outdated? It is still in the Leica catalogue for those who want its advantages over the M10 and find the features of the M10 less interesting. In basic functionality and image quality, there...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-26-2017
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Posted By jaapv
And what is wrong with an M9 with a new type...

And what is wrong with an M9 with a new type sensor?
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-26-2017
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Posted By jaapv
If you are interested in this kind of thing: this...

If you are interested in this kind of thing: this is an old post from LUF:
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-25-2017
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Posted By jaapv
The moisture sensitivity of the IR filter glass...

The moisture sensitivity of the IR filter glass used was known. For that reason it is normally sandwiched with another glass layer. Unfortunately it is the most effective optical glass for making...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-22-2017
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Posted By jaapv
Yes -replacement times are getting out of hand....

Yes -replacement times are getting out of hand. Leica appears to be overwhelmed by the flood they created.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-20-2017
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Posted By jaapv
That is absolute nonsense, he was telling you...

That is absolute nonsense, he was telling you fairytales; my first series M9 (September 2009) is having its sensor replaced right now. It had a new sensor in 2010 for a motherboard failure.
If they...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-19-2017
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Posted By jaapv
Sendding Li-Ion batteries through the mail is...

Sendding Li-Ion batteries through the mail is severely restricted. These are the U.S. regulations for domestic mail. Internationally it is virtually impossible.
Leica specifically asks not to send...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-19-2017
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Posted By jaapv
I would say that if Leica has the camera...

I would say that if Leica has the camera collected the responsibility for its safety goes to Leica. I'm sure they would be liable for loss or damage in transit, unless they can pin it on UPS. It is...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-12-2017
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Posted By jaapv
Brioche, my friend, Brioche. I think the number...

Brioche, my friend, Brioche.
I think the number of forum members with just one camera is extremely small.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-12-2017
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Posted By jaapv
If the sensor has been replaced, Leica will have...

If the sensor has been replaced, Leica will have the serial number on record. If you can shift the spot it is dust, if you can't, it might be corrosion. If you are not sure, send it in.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 06-11-2017
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Posted By jaapv
Just got word from Leica, both my MM1 and M9 will...

Just got word from Leica, both my MM1 and M9 will have a new sensor. The timeframe is of little interest to me, I still have the M240, DMR and my Panasonic gear, not to mention several other options...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-24-2017
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Posted By jaapv
TBH, I found it quite fast as well. The most...

TBH, I found it quite fast as well. The most recent report dates from May 22nd, sent in on May 2nd; maybe Leica has anticipated on the expected rush.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-24-2017
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Posted By jaapv
Last reports from German users: Turnaround in...

Last reports from German users: Turnaround in Wetzlar: three weeks.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-22-2017
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Posted By jaapv
Both my M9 and Monochrom1 are on their way to...

Both my M9 and Monochrom1 are on their way to Wetzlar right now. I did not even bother to check the sensor myself.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-22-2017
Replies: 578
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Posted By jaapv
White dots with halos are most likely corrosion....

White dots with halos are most likely corrosion. The way to find out is to send the camera to leica for a sensor clean and inspection.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-20-2017
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Posted By jaapv
This is because a sensor is a monochrome device,...

This is because a sensor is a monochrome device, which cannot read colour information; the colour is only added by the "trick" of putting a multicoloured filter in front of the sensor and...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-20-2017
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Posted By jaapv
Errr...What demosaicing algorithms? Monochrome...

Errr...What demosaicing algorithms? Monochrome sensors don't have Bayer filters....
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-18-2017
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Posted By jaapv
B&W film is just as troublesome...

B&W film is just as troublesome...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-17-2017
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Views: 34,999
Posted By jaapv
A recall. Say 50.000 (Probably considerably more)...

A recall. Say 50.000 (Probably considerably more) cameras @ a 1300 Euro net sensor each. Not counting labour. That kind of loss would finish the company. Never mind the complete lack of manpower to...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-17-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 34,999
Posted By jaapv
Yes they will, just send it in for a sensor clean...

Yes they will, just send it in for a sensor clean and check.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-16-2017
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Views: 34,999
Posted By jaapv
Germany being a country with lawyer on each...

Germany being a country with lawyer on each street corner, the German section of the Leica User Forum is already arguing the merits of legal action. However, the thing that convinced Leica to do the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-16-2017
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Posted By jaapv
Use a blue sky @ f16 as a test shot. Dust will...

Use a blue sky @ f16 as a test shot. Dust will look like - dust. Corrosion spots will have halos around them or look like a row of bubbles. Leica will check your camera for free and clean it at the...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-16-2017
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Posted By jaapv
Yes -2014, and there was no end date or...

Yes -2014, and there was no end date or reservation specified.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-16-2017
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Views: 34,999
Posted By jaapv
That is indeed the crux of the matter.

That is indeed the crux of the matter.
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-16-2017
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Posted By jaapv
That is because you read the Internet ;)

That is because you read the Internet ;)
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-16-2017
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Posted By jaapv
It is not dropped for second hand owners. That...

It is not dropped for second hand owners. That would be illegal for a german company and is not stated in Leica's announcement.
It is dropped for cameras with an original purchase date five years ago...
Forum: Leica M9 / ME 05-16-2017
Replies: 578
Views: 34,999
Posted By jaapv
There is no evidence of the corrosion problem...

There is no evidence of the corrosion problem being universal. In fact, the number of reports in the forums has dropped to nearly zero. So let's not start a myth. My M9 from 12 September 2009 does...
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