Camera tech data for Minolta Dynax 7xi

NameMinolta Dynax 7xi , α-7xi (Japan), α-7xiP (Japan), Maxxum 7xi (USA)
Mount typeA-mount
Supported lensesclassic, xi
Release year1991
AF sensors4 line
AF range [EV]−1 – 19
AF modesAF-A
AF assist lightyes
Custom functions
Other features
Metering modes14 segments, center-weighted, spot (2.7%)
Metering range [EV] (with spot)0 – 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-7xi
Flash modesnormal, red-eye reduction, slow sync
Flash meteringCW-TTL
Requires D flash unitno
Flash guide number [m]/ coverage [mm]12/28
X-Sync speed [s]1/200
High Speed Syncno
Wireless flash yes
Wireless x-sync speed [s]unknown
Wireless HSSno
Ratio flash controlyes
Flash exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])
Studio flash socketno
Compatible with DR-1000no
Viewfinder typepentaprism
Viewfinder coverage92% × 94%
Viewfinder magnification0.75×
Eye relief [mm]/ from frame [mm]unknown
ScreensG (default)
Diopter adjustment [diopters]-1
Eyepiece cupEC-7xi
Viewfinder accessory compatibleyes
Frame rate [fps]4
Frame rate with AF [fps]unknown
Shutter speed (still) [s]30 – 1/8000, 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 overrideyes
IR safeyes
Batteries1× 2CR5
Battery pack
Vertical grip
External power supply
Construction and accessories
Weather sealingno
Mount materialsteel
Weight [g]650
Standard accessoriesstrap, body cap, batteries
Data saverCards
Date backQD-7
Commentsleader out and custom functions available via cards; α P version has panorama function and date back
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