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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 '''Minolta Vectis 3000''' was a very cute small compact zoom camera of [[Minolta]]'s Vectis series for the advanced photo system ([[APS]]) with builtin flash. It had been manufactured in China. The Vectis remote controller was usable on the Vectis 3000.
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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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* an automatic flash mode with or without [[red eye]] reduction by an extra flash before exposure;
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* landscape mode(without flash)
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* night portrait mode
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* forced flash mode
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* a [[self-timer]]
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* date and title code imprinting
  
The little design monster <!-- ????? --> had typical features of a modern compact camera of its time: autofocus, meter-controlled exposure, date imprinting, title codes, automatic flash mode with or without red eye reduction by an extra flash before exposure, night portrait mode, landscape (without flash) mode, or flash manually on/off-mode instead, focus holding by pressing the shutter-release-button halfways, and a self-timer.
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The Vectis remote controller can be used with the Vectis 3000.
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== Specifications ==
 
* 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)
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* 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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* Viewfinder: magnification 0.32x - 0.88x, field of view 86% when distance is 3m
* Viewfinder: magnification 0,32x - 0,88x, field of view 86 % when distance is 3 m
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* Flash: 0.7 sec recycling time, reaching as far as 5 meters with ISO 400 film and the zoom lens in wide angle position
* Flash: 0,7 sec reloading 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
 
* 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)
 
* dimensions 102 x 58 x 29,5 mm (4 x 2,3 x 1,2 inch)
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== Links ==
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* [http://www.submin.com/aps/collection/minolta Variations in Minolta APS cameras] and [http://www.submin.com/aps/manuals/minolta/ manuals]
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* [http://progsch.net/mediawiki2/index.php?title=Vectis_2000/3000 Vectis 2000/3000] in [http://progsch.net/mediawiki2/ Minowiki] (German)
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[[Category:Japanese APS]]
 
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[[Category:V|Vectis 3000]]
 
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[[Category:China]]

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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