Minolta 7000 AF SLR 35 mm Film Camera
Minolta 7000 AF SLR 35mm Film Camera
Serial Number: 14237087
Minolta 7000 is the world's first autofocus SLR
The Minolta 7000 was introduced by Minolta in 1985 and had a production run till 1988. This camera was a very advanced camera for it’s day. There are several exposure modes, motorised film advance, auto-focus and a good information display.
the viewfinder is big and bright -There are a variety of exposure modes on this camera which are selected by pressing and holding the mode button on the top plate and adjusting using the shutter buttons
The modes offered are Program mode, Shutter priority, Aperture priority or Full manual control.
The camera is capable of 2 frames per second, not bad for its time.
This model has the later date back 70 unit fitted to the film door. The unit works fine and is powered by CR2025 battery. Only thing is, it will only record the date up to 31st December 2009.
Power for the camera is supplied by 4 AAA sized batteries fitted in a battery chamber in the grip.
No battiers supplied with this sale.
The 7000 lens mount is the Minolta "A" mount which was introduced along with it, and is in use today as Sony's Alpha mount.
Minolta 7000 AF lenses are fully compatible on the Sony Alpha mount, and Sony Alpha and Zeiss lenses for Sony Alpha likewise work great on the 7000.
Camera weight 24.610 oz. (697.6 g) with 4-AA alkaline cells and film.
The camera powers up and works fine. Cosmetically very nice condition.
Rubber thumb rest on the film door requires some glue as it lifted a little.
See my photos, this is one great camera that's getting harder to find in this condition.