Camera tech data for Minolta Dynax 5xi

NameMinolta Dynax 5xi , α-5xi (Japan), α-5xiP (Japan), Maxxum 5xi (USA)
Mount typeA-mount
Supported lensesclassic, xi
Release year1992
AF sensors1 line
AF range [EV]−1 – 18
AF modesAF-A
AF assist lightno
Custom functions
Other features
Metering modes8 segments, spot
Metering range [EV] (with spot)1 – 20 (3 – 20)
Auto Exposure Lock buttonyes
Exposure modesP with shift, A, S, M
Subject programscards
Exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])± 4 (1/2)
Flash shoe typeiISO
Accessory shoe capSC-1000
Flash modesnormal, red-eye reduction, slow sync
Flash meteringCW-TTL
Requires D flash unitno
Flash guide number [m]/ coverage [mm]14–17/28–80
X-Sync speed [s]1/90
High Speed Syncno
Wireless flash yes
Wireless x-sync speed [s]1/45
Wireless HSSno
Ratio flash controlyes
Flash exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])
Studio flash socketno
Compatible with DR-1000no
Viewfinder typepentaprism
Viewfinder coverage92% × 94%
Viewfinder magnification0.82×
Eye relief [mm]/ from frame [mm]unknown
ScreensG (default)
Diopter adjustment [diopters]-1
Eyepiece cupEC-5xi/EC-1000
Viewfinder accessory compatibleyes
Frame rate [fps]1
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)cards
Multiple exposurescard
Remote release socketMinolta/Sony 3-pin
Wireless remote releaseIR-1N
Release priorityno
Depth of field previewno
Aperture can be changed during depth of field previewno
Silent depth of field previewno
Film features
Leader outno
ISO overrideno
IR safeyes
Batteries1× 2CR5
Battery pack
Vertical grip
External power supply
Construction and accessories
Weather sealingno
Mount materialsteel
Weight [g]525
Standard accessoriesstrap, body cap, batteries
Data saver
Date backDB-5
Commentscustom functions via card; α P version has panorama function and date back
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