On Tue, 24 Aug 1999, Skip Williams wrote:
> An OM -1 or OM-1n is a great camera. I have two, but you'll miss auto
> exposure if it's your only body. The OM-1 is great as a second body, on
> alone, as long as you don't mind metering manually. Remember that it needs
Well in order to learn the art this has sort what of an appeal.
> a PX625 Mercury battery, CRIS adapter, Wein Zinc-Air cell, or an internal
How much of a problem is this? This is one thing I've read about and
concerns me a little. I suppose that I'd have to purchase supplies via
mail order only.
> modification to meter properly. The OM-1 is particularly tough too, if you
Yep, while tramping this might be very useful.
> need that. They sell for $150-225 w/o lens in the U.S. You should count
> on an immediate CLA for
Seems like you missed the end of this sentense. (CLA?)
> Personaly, for a budget, I'd go with an OM-PC (OM-40). It's not as well
> built as the OM-1, etc., but it gives you auto exposure, Program mode, full
Thanks for the leg work on this, something to consider.
> The OM-2s will probably get votes too, but it's a bit more $$, not to
> mention the OM-4, etc.
Seems like the 4Ti is on many peoples wish lists.
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