Minolta Hi-Matic G
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The Minolta Hi-Matic G is a compact viewfinder camera. Like the other Hi-Matics it has automatic exposure. And like other 1970s Hi-Matics it has the CdS window inside the filter ring and a hot shoe for the flash. With this camera Minolta overcame the "Electro Control" system which needed two batteries. Its CdS controlled exposure program sets speed/aperture combinations from 1/30 sec./f2.8 to 1/650 sec / f14 . The focusing ring has four distance zone symbols. F-Stop and shutter speed are shown in the viewfinder.
- Type: viewfinder camera using zone focus symbols on the lens barrel.
- Manufacturer: probably Minolta (some experts have doubts to say so because of comparable models of other brands)
- Year of launch: 1974
- Film: 35mm with speeds 25 to 400 ASA
- Lens: Rokkor 1:2.8/38mm (4 elements)
- Shutter: leaf shutter
- Metering: CdS photo resistor
- Dimensions: 116×71×53 mm
- Weight: 375 g
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