|Minolta Freedom I / FS-E|
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It has motor drive, built-in flash and runs on common AA batteries. It uses DX-coded films from ISO 100 to ISO 1000, as well as having manual settings for ISO 100–400. Minolta sold an additional "creative filter kit" fitting both the FS-E and AF-E. It was followed by the simpler Minolta FS-E II.
- Lens: 35 mm f/4,5 (4 elements/4 groups).
- Focus: Fixed focus from 1,5 m to infinity.
- Flash: Built-in, automatically activated with ready-light in finder.
- Flash range (at ISO 100): 1,5—3,3 m.
- Metering: EV 10–16,2 with ISO 100 film.
- DX decoding from ISO 100 to ISO 1000. Non-DX films can be set at ISO 100–200–400.
- Film transport: Automatic loading, advance and rewind (manually activated).
- Power: 2 x 1,5 V AA alkaline or NiCd batteries.
- Dimensions: 131,5 x 65,5 x 45,5 mm.
- Weight: 230 g without batteries.
- Minolta FS-E manual (English, French, German, Spanish) at Massimo Scotti's Minolta page