Minolta 5xi Specifications

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

FORMAT: 24 x 35mm cartridge film.

LENSES: Minolta AF, Minolta AFxi.

LENS MOUNT: Minolta A-type bayonet mount.

VIEWFINDER: Eye-level pentaprism, 92% (vertical), 94% (horizontal) coverage.

FOCUSING SCREEN: Acute-Matte, fixed.

VIEWFINDER INFORMATION: Focus/spot metering frames, flash on/ready indicators; camera shake warning; focus signal; shutter speed and aperture LEDs; exposure compensation warning; spot metering indicator.

METERING SYSTEM: 8-segment honeycomb metering, spot metering.

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

METERING RANGE: EV0-20 (honeycomb); EV3-20 (spot).

FILM SPEED SETTING: DX coding, lSO 25-5000 in 1/3step increments. Non-DX coded film defaults to ISO 100.

AUTOFOCUS SYSTEM: TTL phase-detection system with horizontal CCD array; activated by eye-start. Built-in (flash) AF illuminator, range 1-5m.

FOCUS MODES: Single shot, predictive; powered manual.

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

SHUTTER SPEEDS: 1/2000s - 30sec, plus bulb in 1/2 stop increments.

FLASH: Built-in retractable type, GN 14 (Metric, ISO 100). Flash activates automatically when needed in P mode, otherwise when popped up. Flash will only combine with external flash when used off-camera.

FLASH SYNCHRONISATION: 1/90s (P,A modes), 1/60s (S mode). Slow-shutter synch possible by pressing spot metering button.

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 or continuous 1 fps. Auto rewind at end of roll (film wound right back into cassette).

EXPOSURE COMPENSATION: +/- 4 stops in half stop increments.


MULTIPLE EXPOSURE: Possible via ME Card.

CREATIVE EXPANSION CARDS:Travel, child, depth control, sports action, portrait, closeup, multiple exposure, exposure bracketing, flash bracketing.

POWER SOURCE: 2CR5 6V lithium battery.

DIMENSIONS: 153(W) x 99(H) x 69(D)mm.

WEIGHT: 575g (with battery, without lens).

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