Camera tech data for Minolta Dynax 4

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NameMinolta Dynax 4 , α-3 (China), α-Sweet Ⅱ L (Japan), Dynax 3 (Asia Pacific), Maxxum 4 (USA)
Mount typeA-mount
Supported lensesclassic, xi, SSM, SAM, (D)
Release year2002
AF sensors2 line, 1 cross
AF range [EV]−1 – 18
AF modesAF-A, AF-S, AF-C
AF assist lightno
Custom functions12
Other featuresfilm chamber lock
Metering modes14 segments, spot (2.7%)
Metering range [EV] (with spot)1 – 20 (4 – 20)
Auto Exposure Lock buttonyes
Exposure modesP with shift, A, S, M
Subject programsportrait, landscape, closeup, sport, night portrait
Exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])± 3 (1/2)
Flash shoe typeiISO
Accessory shoe capSC-1000
Flash modesnormal, red-eye reduction, slow sync
Flash meteringADI, 4S-TTL, CW-TTL
Requires D flash unitno
Flash guide number [m]/ coverage [mm]12/28
X-Sync speed [s]1/90
High Speed Syncno
Wireless flash yes
Wireless x-sync speed [s]1/45
Wireless HSSno
Ratio flash controlno
Flash exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])
Studio flash socketno
Compatible with DR-1000no
Viewfinder typepentamirror
Viewfinder coverage90%
Viewfinder magnification0.75×
Eye relief [mm]/ from frame [mm]16.0/unknown
ScreensG (default)
Diopter adjustment [diopters]-1
Eyepiece cupEC-1300
Viewfinder accessory compatibleyes
Frame rate [fps]1.7
Frame rate with AF [fps]unknown
Shutter speed (still) [s]30 – 1/2000, B
Timer for Bulb exposuresno
Self-timer [s]10
Bracketing frames (stops)3 (1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1/1)
Multiple exposuresunlimited
Remote release socketMinolta/Sony 3-pin
Wireless remote releaseRC-3 (with QD model only)
Release priorityyes
Depth of field previewno
Aperture can be changed during depth of field previewno
Silent depth of field previewno
Film features
Leader outyes
ISO overrideyes
IR safeno
Batteries2× CR2
Battery packBP-200 (4× AA)
Vertical grip
External power supply
Construction and accessories
Weather sealingno
Mount materialpolycarbonate
Weight [g]315
Standard accessoriesstrap, body cap, batteries
Data saver
Date backQD model
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