first autofocus camera the maxxum 7000 is fun and easy to use. It has shutter/aperture
priority, manual or program exposure modes, TTL flash metering, and powered
auto film winding in either single shot or continuous up to 2 frames per
Only a quick clean.
SLR with microcomputer control of autofocus, auto multi-program, and auto
AAA size 1.5v alkaline batteries power all operations. Has built in lithium
cell for memory back-up
Lens Mount: Minolta
"A" type Maxxum AF bayonet.
controlled vertically running focal plane type.
to 30 sec
B in full stops using manual mode.
shutter and aperture set according to AE program automatically selected
by camera. Either wide, standard or tele programs depending on lens attached.
Program changes automatically when zooming from one range to another.
available aperture selectable in half stops, the camera sets corresponding
step less shutter speed from 1/2000 to 30 sec.
S: Shutter priority AE,
speed from 1/2000 to 30 sec selectable in full stops, camera sets aperture
from range available on lens.
M: Metered manual exposure, manual setting of any speed and aperture,
correct exposure indicated in viewfinder.
Exposure adjustment EV +4 to -4 in half stops; AE lock holds metered AE
settings; Program shift for temporary selection of other programmed aperture-shutter
speed setting, shifted settings held as long as meter stays on.
Film speed index: Auto
DX Setting. ISO 25 - 6400 in ambient light or ISO 25 - 1000 for TTL flash
fixed pentaprism shows 94% of 24 x 36mm film frame area.
mode, shutter speed, aperture, exposure adjustment, film speed, low battery
warning, whether light is within metering range, over/under exposure warning.
LED's indicate focus status, if flash is charged, correct flash exposure.
Display is illuminated automatically in low light.
flash metering in all flash modes with dedicated units.
Self timer: Electronic
with 10 second delay, flashing LED, beeping and countdown in LCD display.
Film Loading: Auto
threading and auto advance to first frame.
138mm x H 91.5mm x D 52mm.
grams without lens or batteries..