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Minolta X-700 SLR w/ Minolta MD 50mm f/1.7 lens

Minolta

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Body condition: 9/10, comes with 6 months warranty

Lens condition: 9/10, comes with 6 months warranty 

Serial Number: #2811355

Lens Serial Number: #8330169

Description:

It has the program and aperture-preferred automation modes.

Manual mode only indicates the suggested shutter speed in the finder; you have to take your eye away from the finder to see what you've actually set.

It weighs 17.5oz (520 g)

Unlike amateur cameras like the $1,000 Nikon F100, the Minolta X-700 has a stainless steel lens mount.

"MPS" on the front stands for "Minolta Program System," which was hot stuff when Program automation cameras were novel in 1985. Today it just means it has program mode, like every other camera.

It has a cloth horizontal focal plane shutter.

It runs on two S76 button cell

Sample photos credits from Instagram: 

1) @jellyplayground

2) @jose.albur

3) @caleb.mak

 

 


Collections:

Type: 35mm Camera

Vendor: Minolta