Posted by Bengt Köhler Sandberg 2012-07-18
Introduced in: 1971
-All mechanical shutter:
1/500s to 1s and Bulb
sync connection (1/60 sec)
-Through the lens exposure metering system
Great viewfinder, it's big and bright.
Very good and have a nice solid feel.
Minolta SR mount (MC/MD)
Good camera that have a nice and solid feel to it.
Very reliable and built like a tank.
This was a cheaper alternative to the SRT101 that was released in 1966.
Shutter speed up to 1/500s instead of 1/1000
Removed mirror lock and self timer.
Simpler viewfinder that don't show the selected shutter speed.
Light meter is made for a mercury battery and doesn't seems to work well with today's replacement that don't give out the exact voltage.
It have a on, off switch for the light meter under the camera.
And it don't have a sleep mode so the light meter is always on until manually turned off.
All mechanical shutter
Build quality and feel
Light meter doesn't well work with today's batteries
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