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Minolta SRT 200

Catch your valued memories with the classic Minolta SRT-200 SLR film camera body. This compact, yet effective Minolta SLR film cam body is mechanically run, with a manual focus and exposure. With shutter speeds from 1 sec to 1/1000, this SLR film electronic camera body can even record moving items wonderfully. The Minolta SLR film electronic camera body also has a complete aperture metering option, which supplies precise focusing and image composing prior to taking the real photo. Moreover, the Minolta SRT-200 has a bright viewfinder with an accurate central micro prism focusing aid. Loaded with other features consisting of an automated reset movie counter, and hot shoe accessory, the Minolta SLR movie cam body is a should have for avid photographers!

Due to the control design, the cam runs similarly to shutter-priority, if it had automated direct exposure modes. The shutter speed dial is on top, and the aperture ring is around the lens. A good explanation of this method along with some general comparisons between film SLR’s and DSLR’s is offered here.

Here we have a great, vintage SLR electronic camera from Minolta – the SRT 200, with an excellent Minolta lens, the MD Rokkor X 45mm F/2. The cam is completely practical, features a brand-new battery, and is prepared to produce another lifetime of wonderful images.

It features all the wonderful properties of the SRT line, in addition to a variety of essential enhancements, such as a complete info viewfinder (showing light meter reading, shutter speed, and aperture), stop down lever for DOF preview, and very reliable build quality.

This electronic camera has been completely checked, and is fully functional. The battery compartment, movie compartment, mirror box, viewfinder, and focus screen are all clean and intact. There is minor dust in the viewfinder commensurate with age, but this is small and does not effect pictures or use. The outside cosmetics are phenomenal. All dials, levers, and switches actuate precisely as they should, and with common Minolta mechanical precision.

The included lens is a wonderful fast prime lens of the greatest quality. The Minolta Rokkor series is popular for producing incredible bokeh, contrast, color, and superior image quality. This quick prime example will offer exceptional low-light shooting capabilities, produce wonderful bokeh, and be exceptionally sharp when stopped down. The 45mm focal length is the best standard for all sort of general purpose photography, from street photography to landscapes, from pictures to action, from pictures to architectural shooting.

Cosmetically and mechanically it is in wonderful condition. The glass aspects are without fungi, balsam separation, haze, and all other optical aberrations. The aperture blades are snappy and free of oil. Focus toss is smooth and perfectly weighted, and the aperture ring clicks into its detents with precision.

Minolta SR-T200 features:
– Single lens reflex camera with through-the-lens CLC meter combined to shutter and film speed
– Meter sensitivity EV 3 to EV 17 at ASA 100
– Movie speeds ASA 6-6400
– Totally mechanical fabric focal plane shutter with speeds from 1-1/1000 sec plus B
– Flash Shutter speeds 1-1/60 sec
– Extra-large fast return mirror for no image cut-off even with supertelephoto lenses
– Flash synchronisation (X and FP)
– Fine microprism focusing with Fresnel lens
– Automatic reset movie counter
– Accessory shoe
– Depth of field preview button

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