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Leica CL Finder Magnification? Use with Glasses?
Old 11-22-2018   #1
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Leica CL Finder Magnification? Use with Glasses?

Anybody know the CL's finder magnification? Is it .72? Or maybe lower, like .58?

How's the 40mm frame with glasses?
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Anybody know the CL's finder magnification? Is it .72? Or maybe lower, like .58?

How's the 40mm frame with glasses?
Did you have a look here?
https://www.cameraquest.com/leica.htm
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I wear glasses, and I find the CL 40mm framelines to be very useable. Magnification is 0.6x. For reference, the CL's eyepoint/eye relief is better than the m240's 0.68x finder for me. I can't use the 35mm framelines on the m240. I find that the space around the 50mm framelines (with glasses on) corresponds to just inside of 40mm, if that helps give a comparison.
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Did you have a look here?
https://www.cameraquest.com/leica.htm
Thanks for the link, Sumarongi. He rated the CL 15 down from the top, and "Not bad for a little camera," eh? (!) Something about being damned with faint praise.
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I wear glasses, and I find the CL 40mm framelines to be very useable. Magnification is 0.6x. For reference, the CL's eyepoint/eye relief is better than the m240's 0.68x finder for me. I can't use the 35mm framelines on the m240. I find that the space around the 50mm framelines (with glasses on) corresponds to just inside of 40mm, if that helps give a comparison.
Thanks, irbridge. That was useful!
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