Minolta X-700 w/ 50mm F1.7

Used Minolta X-700 w/ 50mm F1.7


Condition: Excellent Condition


Minolta’s X-700 is a perfect combination of sophistication and simplicity. In P mode, the camera selects both the shutter and aperture for the correct exposure, so all you have to do is focus and shoot. But if you want to take over, there’s aperture-priority exposure control and full metered manual exposure control right at your fingertips. Plus, the X-700 is backed by Minolta’s full selection of X-Series lenses and accessories, so it’s a camera you can grow with, year after year. FEATURES INCLUDE: Touch-switch metering with auto shut-off Accepts optional Multi-Function back Audible slow-speed warning and self-timer Optional matching PX280 flash

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Product Description

  • Type: 35mm single-len reflex AE camera
  • Exposure-control modes:  Fully programmed (“P”), aperture-priority automatic (“A”), and metered manual (“M”)
  • Lens Mount: Minolta SLR bayonet of integrally lubricated stainless steel (54 degree rotating angle); coupling for full-aperture metering, finder display input, and an automatic diaphragm control, providing programmed or aperture-priority auto operation with Minolta MD lenses, aperture-priority auto operation with MC and other Minolta SLR interchangeable lenses/accessories; spring-return button for depth-of-field preview or stop-down meter readings with other than MC or MD lenses
  • Autofocus system: Minolta TTL phase-detection type with CCD sensor array and 8-bit microcomputer for direct
  • Shutter:  Horizontal-travel focal-plane shutter; electronically controlled stepless speeds from 1/1000 to 4 sec. Selector dial locked at “P” or “A” setting of fixed speeds 1 to 1/1000 sec. or “B” (bulb) set manually at detented dial indications; electromagnetic shutter release locks if the voltage is too low for a proper operation
  • Metering:  TTL center-weighted averaging type
  • Film-speed range: ASA/ISO 25 to 1600 set by dial with 1/3-EV increments
  • Mirror:  Triple-coated oversize instant-return slide-up type mirror
  • Viewfinder:  Eye-level fixed pentaprism type showing 95% of 24x36mm film-frame area; magnification: 0.9X with 50mm standard lens focused at infinity
  • Flash sync: PC terminal and hot shoe for X sync (disconnected when no unit installed); electronic flash (“strobe”) synchronizes at 1/60 sec. and slower stepless or fixed speeds or “B” setting
  • Film advance: Manual: by lever with single 130 degree stroke after 30 degree unengaged movement
  • Power:  Two 1.5v alkaline-manganese (Eveready A-76 or equiv.) or 1.55v silver-oxide (Eveready S-76, EPX-76 or equiv.)
  • Self Timer: Electronic for 10-sec. delay, with operation indicated by camera-front LED that blinks at 2Hz for 8 sec., then 8Hz for 1 sec
  • Size: 51.5 x 89 x 137 mm (2 x 3-1/2 x 5-3/8 in.)
  • Weight: 505g (17-13/16 oz.)


Additional Information

Product Condition

“Like New Minus” – the rating of the equipment is at 97 to 99 percent of original condition. Only the closest inspections will reveal slight wear. Perfect glass, but the box and accessories are usually not included. “Excellent Plus” – rates 90 to 96 percent of original condition. Exceptionally nice, but may have slight wear on finish visible only under close inspection. Glass will be very clean. “Excellent” – 80 to 89 percent of original. Shows moderate wear for the age of the item, with the possibility of small dings or blemishes. Glass may have slight blemishes but will not affect picture quality. “Bargain” – items are 70 to 79 percent of original condition. More than average wear for the age of the item, and may have dents, dings or finish loss. Glass may have marks or blemishes, but should not affect picture quality. “Ugly” – The look only a photographer would love. “UGLY” means equipment is rough, with multiple impressions in metal, excessive finish loss and brassing. Glass will have marks, fungus and/or haze which will affect picture quality.


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