Camera tech data for Minolta Dynax 7 Limited

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NameMinolta Dynax 7 Limited , α-7 Limited (Japan)
Mount typeA-mount
Supported lensesclassic, xi, SSM, SAM, (D)
Release year2001
AF sensors8 line, 1 double cross
AF range [EV]−1 – 18
AF modesAF-A, AF-S, AF-C, DMF
AF assist lightyes
Custom functions35
Other featuresfilm chamber lock, STF mode
Metering modes14 segments, center-weighted, spot (2.7%)
Metering range [EV] (with spot)0 – 20 (3 – 20)
Auto Exposure Lock buttonyes
Exposure modes[P], P with shift, A, S, M with shift
Subject programs3 preset modes
Exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])± 3 (1/2), ± 3 (1/3)
Flash shoe typeiISO
Accessory shoe capSC-1000
Flash modesnormal, red-eye reduction, rear sync, slow sync
Flash meteringADI, 4S-TTL, CW-TTL
Requires D flash unitno
Flash guide number [m]/ coverage [mm]12/24
X-Sync speed [s]1/200
High Speed Syncyes
Wireless flash yes
Wireless x-sync speed [s]1/200
Wireless HSSyes
Ratio flash controlyes
Flash exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])± 2 (1/2)
Studio flash socketyes
Compatible with DR-1000no
Viewfinder typepentaprism
Viewfinder coverage92% × 94%
Viewfinder magnification0.80×
Eye relief [mm]/ from frame [mm]22.5/18.5
ScreensG (default), M, L, ML, S
Diopter adjustment [diopters]-2.5 – +0.5
Eyepiece cupEC-1100
Viewfinder accessory compatibleyes
Frame rate [fps]4
Frame rate with AF [fps]3.7
Shutter speed (still) [s]30 – 1/8000, B
Timer for Bulb exposuresyes
Self-timer [s]10, 2 (w/ mirror pre-fire)
Bracketing frames (stops)3, 5, 7 (1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1/1)
Multiple exposuresunlimited
Remote release socketMinolta/Sony 3-pin
Wireless remote releaseIR-1N
Release priorityyes
Depth of field previewyes
Aperture can be changed during depth of field previewyes
Silent depth of field previewyes
Film features
Leader outyes
ISO overrideyes
IR safeno
Batteries2× CR123A
Battery pack
Vertical gripVC-7 (4× AA/2× CR123A)
External power supply
Construction and accessories
Weather sealingno
Mount materialsteel
Weight [g]575
Standard accessoriesstrap, body cap, batteries
Data saverDS-100
Date backbuilt-in
Commentschanged finish and updated firmware, data memory for 18 rolls
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