Minolta X-700 35mm SLR [Known Issue]


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The Minolta X-700 is a 35 mm single-lens reflex film camera introduced by Minolta in 1981. It was the top model of their final manual-focus SLR series. This one is a bit of a Frankenstein X-700 where I bought several broken units and made one out of all the best parts.

Key features: Aperture-priority & program auto exposure, full manual control, bright viewfinder.
Compatibility: Minolta M/MD lenses.
Batteries: 2 x LR44 ✓
Condition: Known Issue: the aperture-trigger lever within the lens mount does not fire with the shutter. As such, in order to use anything other than the lens wide-open, the DOF-preview button must be pressed while taking the shot. This also renders P mode unusable. Price reduced accordingly from $200. Otherwise, the external condition and functionality are good.
Included: Batteries, body cap, and strap included.

Batteries, body cap, and strap included.

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