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Minolta X-300

Minolta X-300

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Minolta X-300 35mm film SLR camera

History and Presentation of the Device :

The Minolta X-300 is a piece of film photography history. Introduced in 1984, this model is part of Minolta's famous "X" line, succeeding the X-500 of 1983 and the X-700 of 1982. While its predecessors offered a more advanced range of features, the X-300 has was designed as a more basic version.

This model retains the basic principles that made the "X" series famous, notably semi-automatic and aperture priority. However, the X-300 ditches TTL metering to flash, making it simpler and affordable for photography enthusiasts.

Featuring a Cosina 28-80mm zoom lens, aperture at f/3.5-5.6, the X-300 offers appreciable versatility, allowing you to capture a variety of subjects, from wide angle to telephoto.

With its redesigned design, the X-300 is a film camera that is intuitive and easy to use. It offers a smooth transition from automatic to semi-automatic operation thanks to the rotation of the gear barrel. In addition, a well-designed electrical switch saves energy conveniently. Although the button may seem a little small, exposure lock is quickly activated, giving photographers convenient control.

Technical characteristics :

  • 📸 Semi-Automation with Aperture Priority : The X-300 retains the semi-automation of the “X” range. It allows photographers to manually adjust the aperture while letting the camera manage the shutter speed for correct exposure.

  • 📷 Cosina 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens: This versatile lens lets you go from wide angle to telephoto, offering a wide range of creative possibilities.

  • 💡 Discontinued Flash Metering : Unlike its predecessors, the X-300 does not integrate TTL flash metering, thus simplifying its use.

  • ⚙️ Intuitive Electric Switch : A well-designed electric switch makes it easy to switch between modes, preventing unnecessary loss of energy.

  • 📜 Simplified Use : The X-300 has been designed to be simple and accessible, ideal for photographers who want to get familiar with film photography without being overwhelmed by advanced features.

The Minolta X-300 is an example of the Minolta philosophy, offering a balance between advanced features and simplicity. Although less complex than some of its predecessors, it retains the essence of the "X" series and allows photographers to explore film photography with ease. It's a great choice for beginners and for those who prefer a more basic approach to shooting. 📷

🛡 Each device is thoroughly tested to ensure proper operation.

📬 Your Minolta X-300 will be carefully packaged for worry-free delivery.

🚀 Shipping available internationally, so you can capture time wherever you are.

Please note that due to its vintage nature, the camera may show signs of minor wear, contributing to its unique charm. 😊📜

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Are the devices tested?

All our devices are tested and ready to use

Are batteries included with the devices?

Yes ! Fresh batteries are included with every device!

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