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    Minolta XD-11 (Leica R4) with Minolta MC W.Rokkor-SI 28mm F2.5 Lens. One of the best Minolta/Leica joint products. Excellent Condition. for just $325.00
    Minolta XD-11 The Minolta XD-11 (sold as the XD-7 in Germany and GB, the XD in Japan, Leica R4 in Europe) is a 35mm SLR film camera manufactured by Minolta in conjunction with Leica from 1977 until 1984. It was Minolta’s first SLR camera to feature both shutter priority and aperture priority automatic exposure modes. The camera also offered fully metered manual exposure as well as depth of field preview and an eyepiece shutter. Also, included were fully mechanical “O” (1/100 sec) and bulb settings, which allowed it to operate without a battery. The XD-11 was the top-of-the-line Minolta camera when it was in production and retains a reputation for quality. It was Minolta’s last metal-bodied SLR design before the company switched to plastic with the X-700. Specifications Type 35 mm SLR Lens mount Minolta SR mount Focus Manual focus Exposure Shutter and Aperture priority auto exposure Exposure range of EV 1 to EV 18 (ISO 100 and f1.4). Exposure correction from -2 to +2 EV. Flash Hot shoe and PC terminal Dimensions 51 x 86 x 136 mm, 560 g Flash sync at hot shoe or terminal at 1/100s. Electronic vertical-travel metal shutter with electromagnetic release. Mechanical shutter mode available at 1/100s. Shutter speeds of 1s to 1/1000s plus bulb setting. Stepless control of shutter speeds in aperture-priority auto-exposure mode. TTL center-weighted metering (silicon diode). 94% viewfinder coverage. Acute Matte focusing screen with split-image bi-prism surrounded by microprisms. Four screens available, replaced by technician. 0.87x viewfinder magnification. Viewfinder information depends on operating mode: In aperture priority, shutter speed is indicated by LEDs. In shutter priority, aperture is indicated by LEDs. In manual mode, recommended shutter speed is indicated by LEDs. The chosen shutter speed is shown in a separate window. With Minolta X-type flashes, flash-ready is signaled by blinking over-range LED. Aperture setting is shown in all modes. Battery: 2x LR44; 2x SR44 or equivalents; or one CR1/3N. Mechanical self-timer. Depth of field preview. Film memo holder. Safe-load signal indicating film present and correctly spooled. Film advance release allowing multiple exposures. Motorized film advance possible with Minolta Auto Winder D. Basically, for creative photography, you can’t go past the XD11. So why was the XD11 so applauded by many photographers around the Globe? Well here’s the reason - the XD11 was the world’s first camera with aperture priority and shutter priority, as well as a fully metered manual mode. The availability of both aperture and shutter priority gives the photographer unprecedented creative control, as well as ease and convenience of operation. The XD11 has all of the features you would expect from a pro camera, and in fact has some advantages over later Minolta cameras like t…

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    Photo of the day September 21, 2020

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