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Minolta XG-M SLR with 28 mm 2.8

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7/10 Overall condition, comes with 6 months warranty

Serial No # 24555846

Lens Serial No # 101731

Description:

The XG-M was released in 1981 (called the X-70 in Japan), and was the top model in Minolta's XG series. The M denotes a 3.5fps motor drive mounting capability. The metering remains active when the camera is in manual mode, and there is a depth of field preview button. Shutter speed information is displayed in the viewfinder (via series of LEDs) along with an aperture-reading periscope.

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Specification:

  • Lens mount: Minolta SR bayonet for Minolta MD and MC series lenses.
  • Focus: 0.9X magnification showing 93% film-frame area. Acute Matte-Fresnel-field focusing screen with split-image focusing spot surrounded by micro-prism band. Step-less speeds indicated by 10 light-emitting diodes; LED over-/under-range indicators; LED at "60" position also blinks as flash-ready signal with Auto Electroflash 118X - 320X. DOF/stop-down switch.
  • Shutter: Cloth horizontal-traverse focal-plane type. Electronically controlled speeds: 1/1000 to 1 sec, step-less on automatic mode or in steps on manual mode.
  • Meter: Full-aperture TTL centre-weighted type using two CdS cells.
  • Exposure: Aperture-preferred automatic exposure (LED matching type on Manual). +/-2 EV exposure compensation dial with 1/2 stops. Pressure shutter release touch switch operating button.
  • Film Speed: 25 to 1600 ASA.
  • Flash: Standard X-synch hot shoe at 1/60. Class MF, M, FP flashbulbs synchronize at 1/15 or slower speeds.
  • Film Advance: Rapid advance lever; 130° setting angle; 30° standoff position. Safe load signal window indicates that film is correctly loaded and winding.
  • Frame Counter: Automatic count-up and reset.
  • Rewind: Via crank and bottom release button.
  • Size: 138 x 89 x 52mm (W x H x D).
  • Weight: 515g.
  • Battery: Two 1.5v LR44 type.

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Reference List:

http://www.camera.portraits.srv2.com/xgm.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minolta_XG-M

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