|Minolta X-500 chrome|
image by Bernard Faure (Image rights)
It has quartz timed horizontally traveling electronic focal plane shutter with speeds from 4s to 1/1000 with B. Flash sync is at 1/60 a sec. usable with the hot shoe as well as the X sync PC terminal connector. The self-timer is electronic with a delay of approx 10 sec. Metering modes include aperture-priority and manual exposure mode. It uses an TTL center-weighted metering system using a silicon photo cell, and a match-LED display with overexposure indicators. The meter has a range of 1 to 18 EV at (ASA 100), settable to film speeds from 12 to 3200 ASA. The film transport uses a single stroke film advance lever and a rewind crank. It uses two 1.5v LR44/SR44 batteries.
|Minolta X-570 black|
image by Aldo Rafael Altamirano (Image rights)