Minolta Vectis S-100

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The Minolta Vectis S-100 was the lightest and smallest APS interchangeable lens auto-focus SLR camera for Minolta's V-mount lenses (and a with an adapter could mount popular Minolta Alpha/Dynax/Maxxum-mount lenses), with a splash-proof body, and Advanced Photo System film cartridges. See also Minolta RD-3000 Digital SLR that uses the same Minolta Vectis-mount lenses.


  • Type: Single Lens Reflex Auto-focus camera body
  • Year of release: 1996 (?)
  • Manufacturer: Minolta plant in Malaysia
  • Film Format: APS film cartridges, film speeds 25 to 6400 ASA (available films had 100 to 800 ASA)
  • Lens Mount: Minolta V-Lenses bayonet
  • Modes: programmed modes, fully automatic mode, manual modes
  • Exposure Metering: two-zone measuring
  • Focusing: TTL phase detecting auto-focus with CCD image sensor, switchable to manual focusing by pushing a button on the lens tube
  • Shutter speed range: 30 sec down to 1/1000 sec
  • Flash: guide number 17 at film speed ISO 200, also used as auto-focus support light
  • Weight: 315 g without Lens + Film + 2× Cr2-Battery
  • Dimensions: 124,5 x 78,5 x 55,5 mm


SLRs for the Advanced Photo System
Canon EOS IX | Canon EOS IX Lite (IX 7) | Fujifilm Fotonex 4000ix SL | Minolta Vectis S-1 | Minolta Vectis S-100
Nikon Pronea S | Nikon Pronea 6i (600i) | Fujifilm Endeavor 4000SL | Olympus Centurion | Olympus Centurion S