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The '''Vectis 3000''' is a cute compact zoom camera, one of [[Minolta]]'s Vectis series for the advanced photo system ([[APS]]) with built-in flash. It was made in China in the late 1990s. The Vectis remote controller was usable on the Vectis 3000.
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The '''Vectis 3000''' is a cute compact zoom camera, one of [[Minolta]]'s Vectis series for the [[Advanced Photo System]] (APS) with built-in flash. It was made in China in the late 1990s.  
  
 
It has typical features of a compact camera of its time: autofocus (set by half-pressing the shutter release) and automatic exposure, and most features controlled by selection of modes:
 
It has typical features of a compact camera of its time: autofocus (set by half-pressing the shutter release) and automatic exposure, and most features controlled by selection of modes:
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* a [[self-timer]]
 
* a [[self-timer]]
 
* date and title code imprinting
 
* date and title code imprinting
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The Vectis remote controller can be used with the Vectis 3000.
  
  
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* Lens: 1:5,9-1:9,3/22-66mm zoom
 
* Lens: 1:5,9-1:9,3/22-66mm zoom
 
* Autofocus: infrared (?)
 
* Autofocus: infrared (?)
* Films: [[APS]] films of 25 [[ASA]] upto 3200 ASA [[film speed]]
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* Films: [[APS film]]s of 25 [[ASA]] upto 3200 ASA [[film speed]]
 
* Exposure: dual-segment metering through [[meter]] window, range [[EV]] 4-17 (ASA 200)
 
* Exposure: dual-segment metering through [[meter]] window, range [[EV]] 4-17 (ASA 200)
 
* Shutter speed: 8 - 1/500 sec.
 
* Shutter speed: 8 - 1/500 sec.
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== Links ==
 
== Links ==
 
* [http://www.submin.com/aps/collection/minolta Variations in Minolta APS cameras] and [http://www.submin.com/aps/manuals/minolta/ manuals]
 
* [http://www.submin.com/aps/collection/minolta Variations in Minolta APS cameras] and [http://www.submin.com/aps/manuals/minolta/ manuals]
* [http://progsch.net/mediawiki2/index.php?title=Vectis_2000/3000 Vectis 2000/3000] in Minowiki [http://progsch.net/mediawiki2/] (German)
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* [http://progsch.net/mediawiki2/index.php?title=Vectis_2000/3000 Vectis 2000/3000] in [http://progsch.net/mediawiki2/ Minowiki] (German)
  
  

Latest revision as of 06:30, 2 February 2018

images by Uwe Kulick (Image rights)

The Vectis 3000 is a cute compact zoom camera, one of Minolta's Vectis series for the Advanced Photo System (APS) with built-in flash. It was made in China in the late 1990s.

It has typical features of a compact camera of its time: autofocus (set by half-pressing the shutter release) and automatic exposure, and most features controlled by selection of modes:

  • an automatic flash mode with or without red eye reduction by an extra flash before exposure;
  • landscape mode(without flash)
  • night portrait mode
  • forced flash mode
  • a self-timer
  • date and title code imprinting

The Vectis remote controller can be used with the Vectis 3000.


Specifications

  • Lens: 1:5,9-1:9,3/22-66mm zoom
  • Autofocus: infrared (?)
  • Films: APS films of 25 ASA upto 3200 ASA film speed
  • Exposure: dual-segment metering through meter window, range EV 4-17 (ASA 200)
  • Shutter speed: 8 - 1/500 sec.
  • Viewfinder: magnification 0.32x - 0.88x, field of view 86% when distance is 3m
  • Flash: 0.7 sec recycling time, reaching as far as 5 meters with ISO 400 film and the zoom lens in wide angle position
  • weight: 160 g (5,6 oz.) without the CR-2 battery
  • dimensions 102 x 58 x 29,5 mm (4 x 2,3 x 1,2 inch)

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