Konica Minolta Maxxum 5

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Maxxum 5


Camera Type: 35mm Single-Lens Reflex (SLR) with built-in flash, autofocus (AF), and autoexposure (AE)
Film Type: 35mm
Lens mount: Minolta A mount (metal mount)
Supplied Lens: 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 II
Lens Elements/ Groups: 10/10
Lens Angle of View: 75 degrees - 30 degrees
Lens Min. Focus (ft): 1.3
Lens Max. Magnification: 1/3.8
Lens Filter (dia.): 62mm
Lens Dimensions (in) (dia. x length): 2-9/16 x 2-11/16
Lens Weight (oz): 8-1/2
Quartz Date Kit: Yes
Eye-start Automation: AF and AE automatically activated/deactivated by combination of eyepiece and grip sensors. Eye-start Automation can be disabled.
AF Sensor System: Minolta's TTL phase-detection system with CCD line sensors (7-point AF system with a center cross-hair sensor)
Focus Sensitivity range: EV -1 - 18 (at ISO 100)
AF Illuminator: Built-in flash automatically activated to aid focusing in low light and low-contrast situation. Range: approximately 3.3 - 16/4 feet (1 - 5m) with 50mm lens
Autofocus Areas: Wide focus area. Any local focus area can be selected from the 7-point sensors
Predictive Focus Control: Multi-dimensional Predictive Focus Control for moving subjects
Focus Modes: Autofocus, Manual focus
AF Modes: Automatic, single shot, continuous
Manual Focus: Visually monitoring the viewfinder focusing screen or the focus signals on the viewfinder data panel
Exposure System Metering: Ambient: 14-segment Honeycomb-Pattern, Spot Flash metering: Direct TTL OTF (ADI or TTL multi-segment can be selected with a custom function.)
Exposure System Metering Cell: 14-segment Honeycomb-Pattern SPC (silicone photocell), 4-segment flash-metering SPC
Exposure System Metering Range: 14-segment Honeycomb-Pattern: EV 1-20, Spot: EV 4-20 (ISO 100, f/1.4 lens)
Exposure Modes: Programmed AE (with PA/PS Creative Program Control), Aperture priority, Shutter priority, Manual
Exposure System Subject Program Selection: 5 user-selectable programs tailored to specific subject or scene characteristics - Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports action, Night portrait
Exposure System Shutter and Aperture Control: In 0.5 EV increments, Exposure compensation: ±3 EV in 0.5 EV increments
Exposure Bracketing: 3 exposures in 0.3, 0.5, 0.7 or 1 EV increments
Exposure System ISO Setting: Automatic setting for DX-coded film, Manual setting, Non DX coded film is set to the previous ISO setting.
Exposure System ISO Range: Automatic setting: ISO 25 - 5000 in 1/3 EV, Increments; Manual setting: ISO 6 - 6400 in 1/3 EV increments, With flash: ISO 25 - 1000
Exposure System AE Lock: Exposure is automatically locked when focus is locked. Exposure within the spot metering area is locked with the spot AE-lock button.
Shutter Type: Electronically-controlled, vertical-traverse, focal-plane type
* Shutter Speed: 1/4000 - 30 seconds, Bulb (up to approximately 7 hours with fresh batteries)
Shutter Flash-Sync Speed: 1/125 second or slower. With shutter speeds faster than 1/125 second, camera automatically switches to high-speed sync (HSS)*.* available with Program Flash 5400HS, 5600HS(D), and 3600HS(D)
Flash Type: Built-in
Flash Guide Number: 39.4 feet (12m) at ISO 100
Flash Coverage: 28mm
Flash modes: In programmed AE and subject program selection modes: autoflash. Fill flash and flash cancel can be selected. In aperture priority, shutter priority, and manual modes: fill flash is manually selected. Red-eye reduction (using pre-flash). Wireless/remote off-camera flash (including ratio flash function)
Viewfinder Type: Eye-level fixed pentaprism
Viewfinder Focusing Screen: Spherical acute matte
Viewfinder Field of View: 90 x 90 percent of film frame (with 50mm lens focused at infinity)
Viewfinder Magnification: 0.75x (with 50mm lens focused at infinity)
Viewfinder Eye-relief: 0.6 inches (16mm) from the eyepiece, 0.5 inches (13mm) from the eyepiece frame
Viewfinder Diopter: -1
Viewfinder Eyepiece Cup: Removable
Depth-of-Field Preview: Control placed on the front of the camera
Film Transport Type: Automatic with built-in motor drive, Auto threading, Auto advance to first frame, Auto rewind, Manual start of rewind
Film Advance: Single frame advance, Continuous advance
Continuous Advance Speed: 3 frames per second (maximum)
Rewind Time: Approximately 8 seconds (with 24-exposure film)
Film Chamber Lock: Automatically locks the back cover when the film is loaded
Self-Timer: Electronic with 10-second delay Self-timer can be canceled.
Audio Signal: Tone indicates focus lock, IR remote-control operation, and self-timer countdown. Audio signal can be disabled.
Other Functions: Remote-control terminal, 14 custom functions, Multiple-exposure mode
Power: Two 3-volt CR2 lithium batteries. Battery-condition indication: 3-stage indicator appears when the camera is turned on.
Dimensions (WxHxD): 5 x 3.4 x 2.4 inches (127 x 87 x 60.5mm)
Weight: 11.8 ounces (335g) without batteries