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Manufactured in Japon from 1973 until 0.
Index of rarity in France : Rare (among non-specialized garage sales)
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Minolta XK

Traduction de PB

Create to compete against the two major camera manufacturers and capture a share of the professional market, Minolta decided launched in the early 70's the XK (in US), XM (in Europe), X1 (In Austral-Asia), basis of a professional camera system. Even with the new features and innovation, this camera didn’t hit the big commercial success it deserved, but it started of the X series which has made the reputation of Minolta.

Main features

  • TTL metering with interchangeable screens and finders:
    • AE (standard)
    • AE-S (Silicon photo cells)
    • Waist -level
    • Plain
    • High magnification
  • Sensor auto meter
  • Titanium foil shutter electronically controlled from 16s to 1/2000, B
  • automatic mode (aperture priority)

Uses the standard MC bayonet mount lenses.

Minolta XK