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Manufactured 1966, a big solid heavy camera.

Fun with this camera.
Not a hope! lens no good, shutter stuck!
It had been on a trip to the beach sand fell out when I removed top and bottom.! and maybe a swim to looked like salt crystals inside to. Just put it back together and it looks pretty on the shelf.
oh well its a parts camera I guess.


Camera Specs:
Lens: 45mm f1.8 - 22, 6 elements in 5 groups. Filter size 55mm.
Shutter: Seiko-LA, Shutter speeds 1/4 - 1/500 & B
Exposure Meter: Cds meter powered by 1.35v mercury battery.
Exposure Control: EE (CLC) metered shutter priority with manual override.
Film Speed Index:
ASA 25-800
Viewfinder: Double image super-imposing coupled rangefinder
, with automatic parallax correction. Needle in viewfinder shows EV number.
Flash Synchronization: Hot shoe and PC socket.

Self-timer: Built-in, lever on lens.
Film Loading: Normal slotted take-up spool.
Film Winding: Single or multiple operation a big 220 degree wind.
Size: 140mm x 82mm x 47mm
Weight: 720 grams

Minolta's Hi-Matic range finder cameras 1962-1978.

Hi-Matic 1962,
Hi-Matic 7 1962
Hi-Matic 7s 1966
Hi-Matic 9 1966
Hi-Matic 11 1969
Hi-Matic C 1971
Hi-Matic 5 1971
Hi-Matic E 1971
Hi-Matic F 1972
Hi-Matic G 1974
Hi-Matic 7sII 1977