Minolta 3xi Specifications

TYPE: 35mm SLR with autofocus, autoexposure, built-in motor drive and flash.

FORMAT: 24 x 35mm cartridge film.

LENSES: Minolta AF, AFxi.

LENS MOUNT: Minolta A-type bayonet mount.

VIEWFINDER: Eye-level pentaprism, 90 percent (horizontal) coverage.

FOCUSING SCREEN: Acute-Matte, fixed.

VIEWFINDER INFORMATION: Focus frame, LEDs for focus, camera shake/exposure, flash.

METERING SYSTEM: TTL full-aperture with 8-segment honeycomb silicon photo cell.

EXPOSURE MODES: Program, aperture-priority, shutter-priority, metered manual.


FILM SPEED SETTING: DX coding, lSO 25-5000 in 1/3step increments. Manual setting not possible. Non-DX coded film defaults to ISO 100.

AUTOFOCUS SYSTEM: TTL phase-detection system with single horizontal CCD array; activated by eye-start. Flash acts as AF illuminator in low-light conditions.

FOCUS MODES: Predictive; powered manual.

SHUTTER: Electronicolly controlled vertical-travel focal-plane type.

SHUTTER SPEEDS: 1/2000s - 30sec, plus bulb.

FLASH: Built-in retractable type, GN 12 (Metric, ISO 100). Flash activates automatically when needed in P mode, otherwise when popped up. Red-eye reduction mode. Flash willonly combine with external flash when used off-camera.

FLASH SYNCHRONISATION: 1/90s. Slow-shutter synch possible in M mode. Shutter speed set automatically to 1/90s if speed chosen is too fast.

SELF-TIMER: Electronic, l0-second delay, cancellable. When raised, flash pulses as warning before shutter releases.

FILM TRANSPORT: Auto to first frame, single frame advance. Auto rewind at end of roll (film wound right back into cassette).



POWER SOURCE: 2CR5 6V lithium battery.

DIMENSIONS: 146(W) x 92(H) x 64(D)mm.

WEIGHT: 470g (with battery, without lens).

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