Camera tech data for Minolta Dynax 5

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NameMinolta Dynax 5 , α-5 (China), α-Sweet Ⅱ (Japan), Maxxum 5 (USA)
Mount typeA-mount
Supported lensesclassic, xi, SSM, SAM, (D)
Release year2001
AF sensors6 line, 1 cross
AF range [EV]−1 – 18
AF modesAF-A, AF-S, AF-C
AF assist lightno
Custom functions14
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]1/125
High Speed Syncyes
Wireless flash yes
Wireless x-sync speed [s]1/45
Wireless HSSyes
Ratio flash controlyes
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]16.0/13.0
ScreensG (default)
Diopter adjustment [diopters]-1
Eyepiece cupEC-1200
Viewfinder accessory compatibleyes
Frame rate [fps]3
Frame rate with AF [fps]unknown
Shutter speed (still) [s]30 – 1/4000, 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 previewyes
Aperture can be changed during depth of field previewno
Silent depth of field previewunknown
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 materialsteel
Weight [g]335
Standard accessoriesstrap, body cap, batteries
Data saver
Date backQD model
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