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Minolta Maxxum 9 Body

SKU: US 659894
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Minolta Maxxum 9 Body: Picture 1 regular
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About this item

The Maxxum 9, from Minolta. Our finest photographic tool, designed to meet - and exceed - the demands of professionals. Featuring extraordinary toughness, for true reliability even in difficult situations. Superior speed & precision, for creating the shots you've envisioned in your mind's eye. And the flexibility to individualize its operations to best match your unique shooting style. An ergonomic design ensures that the Maxxum 9 rests comfortably in your hands. And control dials yield to your command with maximum ease of handling. It all amounts to an unprecedented level of responsiveness from an SLR, so that you may enjoy an unprecedented degree of creative control.

What's Included With This Item

  • Box

Key Features

  • Continuous drive with 5.5 frames per second
  • World's fastest 1/12000 sec. high-speed shutter with 1/300 sec. flash sync
  • Rugged, rigid metal cover
  • Multiple power sources
  • Viewfinder with newly developed screens offers 100% field of view.
  • Continuous drive with 5.5 frames per second
  • World's fastest 1/12000 sec. high-speed shutter with 1/300 sec. flash sync
  • Rugged, rigid metal cover
  • Multiple power sources
  • Viewfinder with newly developed screens offers 100% field of view.

Technical Specs

Camera Type 35mm SLR (Single-Lens Reflex)
Lens Mount A-type bayonet mount
Focus Type Minolta's through-the-lens (TTL) phase-detection system with 3 CCD sensors. Activated by pressing the AF button or shutter-release button partway down, auto/manual focus switchable manually. Omni-Dimensional Predictive Focus Control for moving subjects.
Focus Modes Single-shot, continuous, automatic autofocus mode
Focus Sensitivity Range EV -1 to 18 (at ISO 100)
Focus Screen Spherical acute matte, user-interchangeable screens available
Exposure Modes Programmed AE (P) control of aperture+shutter speed based on lens specs and scene char.; PA+Ps mode select in Custom Function.
Aperture Priority (A) selectable in 1/2 EV/1/3 EV increments, shutter speed from 1/12000 to 30 sec
Shutter Priority (S) speed from 1/12000 to 30 sec. manual select in 1/2 EV/1/3 EV increments
Manual Exposure (M) Any shutter speed/aperture selectable in 1/2 EV or 1/3 EV increments; correct, over-/under-exposure indicated in viewfinder; BULB also selectable.
Exposure Metering 14-Zone evaluative
Centerweighted
Spot
4-Zone flash metering
Metering Range 14-segment honeycomb pattern metering: EV -20; Center-weighted average metering: EV 0 - 20; Spot metering (3/16 in.): EV 3 - 20 (based on Minolta standard test method at ISO 100 with f/1.4 lens).
Camera Type 35mm SLR (Single-Lens Reflex)
Exposure Bracketing 3, 5, Or 7 Frames in 1/3rd, 1/2, 2/3rd, Or 1 EV increments
Exposure Compensation -/+ 3 EV in 1/2 EV increments/ -/+ 2 EV in 1/3 EV increments
Rear dial control: -/+ 3 EV in 1/2 EV increments/ -/+ 3 EV in 1/3 EV increments
Shutter Speed 1/12000 - 30 sec. plus BULB
Multiple Exposure yes, 2 or more exposures
Self Timer Electronic with approx. 10 sec. delay, cancelable, or 2 sec
Built-in Flash yes
PC Terminal screw-type PC terminal (available to both center-positive and center-negative polarities).
Flash Range GN 39 (in feet at ISO 100); flash coverage for 24mm angle of view
Film Advance Modes Single-frame advance, continuous advance selectable from 5.5 frames/sec. (4.5 frames/sec. in continuous AF mode), or 2 frames/sec., single-frame advance exposure-bracketing selectable from 3-, 5-, or 7-exposure series in either 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1.0 EV increments, continuous advance exposure-bracketing selectable from 3-, 5-, or 7-exposure series in either 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1.0 EV increments.
Lens Mount A-type bayonet mount
LCD Aperture, Shutter speed, Exposure compensation/bracketing, Film speed, Film transport, Data memory indicator, Frame counter & Battery power
Depth Of Field Preview Yes
Date/Time No
Diopter Correction -1 diopter adjustable from -3 to +1
Remote Control terminal
Mirror Lock-Up yes
Power Source Two 3-volt CR123A/DL123A lithium batteries
Dimensions 6-1/8 x 4-3/8 x 2-15/16 in.
Weight (without camera batteries) 32-1/8 oz.
Focus Type Minolta's through-the-lens (TTL) phase-detection system with 3 CCD sensors. Activated by pressing the AF button or shutter-release button partway down, auto/manual focus switchable manually. Omni-Dimensional Predictive Focus Control for moving subjects.
Focus Modes Single-shot, continuous, automatic autofocus mode
Focus Sensitivity Range EV -1 to 18 (at ISO 100)
Focus Screen Spherical acute matte, user-interchangeable screens available
Exposure Modes Programmed AE (P) control of aperture+shutter speed based on lens specs and scene char.; PA+Ps mode select in Custom Function.
Aperture Priority (A) selectable in 1/2 EV/1/3 EV increments, shutter speed from 1/12000 to 30 sec
Shutter Priority (S) speed from 1/12000 to 30 sec. manual select in 1/2 EV/1/3 EV increments
Manual Exposure (M) Any shutter speed/aperture selectable in 1/2 EV or 1/3 EV increments; correct, over-/under-exposure indicated in viewfinder; BULB also selectable.
Exposure Metering 14-Zone evaluative
Centerweighted
Spot
4-Zone flash metering
Metering Range 14-segment honeycomb pattern metering: EV -20; Center-weighted average metering: EV 0 - 20; Spot metering (3/16 in.): EV 3 - 20 (based on Minolta standard test method at ISO 100 with f/1.4 lens).
ISO Range ISO 25 - 5000 (in 1/3 EV increments) DX-coded ISO range with flash: ISO 25-1000;
Manual setting: ISO 6 - 6400 (in 1/3 EV increments)
Exposure Bracketing 3, 5, Or 7 Frames in 1/3rd, 1/2, 2/3rd, Or 1 EV increments
Exposure Compensation -/+ 3 EV in 1/2 EV increments/ -/+ 2 EV in 1/3 EV increments
Rear dial control: -/+ 3 EV in 1/2 EV increments/ -/+ 3 EV in 1/3 EV increments
Shutter Speed 1/12000 - 30 sec. plus BULB
Multiple Exposure yes, 2 or more exposures
Self Timer Electronic with approx. 10 sec. delay, cancelable, or 2 sec
Built-in Flash yes
PC Terminal screw-type PC terminal (available to both center-positive and center-negative polarities).
Flash Range GN 39 (in feet at ISO 100); flash coverage for 24mm angle of view
Film Advance Modes Single-frame advance, continuous advance selectable from 5.5 frames/sec. (4.5 frames/sec. in continuous AF mode), or 2 frames/sec., single-frame advance exposure-bracketing selectable from 3-, 5-, or 7-exposure series in either 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1.0 EV increments, continuous advance exposure-bracketing selectable from 3-, 5-, or 7-exposure series in either 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1.0 EV increments.
Viewfinder Eye-level fixed pentaprism
Focus/meter area, In-focus indicator, Shutter speed, Aperture, Flash mode, Wireless remote flash indicator, AE Lock indicator, Meter index scale & Frame counter
LCD Aperture, Shutter speed, Exposure compensation/bracketing, Film speed, Film transport, Data memory indicator, Frame counter & Battery power
Depth Of Field Preview Yes
Date/Time No
Diopter Correction -1 diopter adjustable from -3 to +1
Remote Control terminal
Mirror Lock-Up yes
Power Source Two 3-volt CR123A/DL123A lithium batteries
Dimensions 6-1/8 x 4-3/8 x 2-15/16 in.
Weight (without camera batteries) 32-1/8 oz.
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