Vintage MINOLTA XG-M SLR Auto Exposure, 35mm Film Camera, 50mm f/2.0 Lens, Manual Capable, New Light Seals, Circa: 1980's, Student Ready!
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"This vintage camera is in such perfect condition; even more exquisite than description" - CALIFORNIA
"Absolutely better than I expected. Like it came out the box brand new" - MINNESOTA
"Camera arrived in excellent condition, delivery was fast, well packaged. I would definitley recommend buying from them and will continue to shop here" - NEW YORK
"The camera came in so fast and looks brand new. My boyfriend loves it and takes it with him every where he goes. I definitely recommend buying from this shop. They were absolutely wonderful and able to ship the camera to me quickly as I was on a time crunch" - TEXAS
We have available a super nice vintage MINOLTA XG-M SLR 35mm manual focus film camera sporting a MINOLTA MD 50mm f/2.0 prime lens. The XG-M was one of several MINOLTA XG series auto exposure cameras launched between 1977 and 1984. The XG-M was introduced in 1981 as an affordable smaller bodied auto SLR camera with many of the technological advances in electronics of the time. This included the ability to mount the popular MINOLTA MOTOR DRIVE 1 and the AUTO WINDER G. Other features included a right-hand grip, full manual and metered manual control, full information viewfinder, acute matte focusing screen, MINOLTA's touch switch for instantaneous meter LED readout and the ability to take on a broad range of accessories like the MINOLTA DATA BACK G, numerous X-Series Auto Electroflashes and, of course, the full range of MINOLTA lenses. This offering includes the camera body and lens.
The MINOLTA XG-M has been thoroughly inspected, tested and cleaned and found to be in excellent physical, mechanical and electronic condition. All optics are clear. There is virtually no surface wear or mechanical/electronic abnormalities to be found with this camera. All new light seals have been installed. In short, this MINOLTA XG-M is an exceptional example of a well taken care of fully operational vintage 35mm SLR camera.
Your MINOLTA XG-M will come to you securely packaged and protected for safe shipment. It will be ready to display or use the minute you receive it. So, if you've been looking for an excellent example of a vintage MINOLTA, you just might want to give this one a try. We are very confident you won't be disappointed. Your questions are always welcomed. Thank you for stopping by!
CAMERA TYPE: 35mm SLR with automatic aperture priority and metered/full-manual exposure control.
LENS: Minolta MD 50mm f/2.0, 6 elements in 5 groups, coated, fully automatic/meter coupled diaphragm, filter mount 49mm threaded, bayonet type.
SHUTTER/SPEED: Horizontal-traverse cloth focal-plane, electronically controlled speeds 1/1000 to 1 sec., stepless on automatic or insteps on manual.
METERING: Full-aperture TTL center-weighted type by two CdS cells mounted on either side of the eyepiece at the rear of the pentaprism.
FILM SPEED RANGE: ASA 25 to 1600 set by the exposure adjustment control ring.
AE ADUSTMENT: Up to +/- 2 EV adjustment of automatic exposure with lock at each 1/2 EV setting and "O".
MIRROR: Oversized quick-return type (PO value: 123mm).
VIEWFINDER: Eye-level fixed pentaprism showing 93% of 24 x 36mm film-frame area. Magnification 0.9X with 50mm standard lens focused at infinity. Power: - 1D, variable with accessory snap-on eyepiece correction lenses. Fresnel-field focusing screen having an artificially regular patterned matte field plus central split-image horizontally oriented focusing spot surrounded by microprism band.
VISIBLE IN FINDER: Stepless speeds diodes, LED over/under exposure, LED flash-ready, f-number set for auto and manual modes, manual mode signal.
FLASH SYNC: PC terminal and hot shoe for X-sync. 1/60 sec. sync. and slower step or stepless speeds. Class MF,M and FP flashbulbs sync. at 1/15 sec. or slower.
FILM ADVANCE/REWIND: Motorized with built-in coupler key with Motor Drive 1 or Auto Winder G otherwise, by manual advance lever and rewind button.
POWER: Two 1.55v silver-oxide or 1.5v alkaline-manganese cells. Energizer 357/303 or equivalent. Controls AE, shutter and battery check LED. Shutter will not release when voltage is too low for proper operation.
SELF-TIMER: Electronic LED. Approx. 10 sec. delay.
CAMERA SERIAL NUMBER: 2269260, Made in Japan.
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RETURNS AND REFUNDS:
All cameras and related accessories are sold "as is" which means there are no returns accepted or refunds given. Return/Refund consideration will ONLY be given under the following conditions: 1) Items that were clearly damaged during shipment (PROOF OF DAMAGE WILL BE REQUIRED). 2) The wrong item was shipped. 3) The item received did not match the description given in the original listing. THE BUYER HAS 48 HOURS FROM RECEIPT OF THE ORDER FROM THE CARRIER TO INSPECT, TEST AND OPERATE THE PRODUCT TO DETERMINE THAT IT MATCHES THE PRODUCT DESCRIPTION IN THE ORIGINAL LISTING. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL A REFUND/RETURN OF PRODUCT BE CONSIDERED/AUTHORIZED AFTER THE 48 HOUR PERIOD.
In the event of any of the above conditions, the Buyer must contact the Seller within 48 hours of receipt of product from the carrier. Contact will be in the form of an email or convo clearly stating the reason for the Buyer's request to return the item(s). If a return is warranted, the Buyer will provide insurance on all returns unless waived by the Seller. The Buyer is responsible for the shipping costs of the return including any insurance. The Seller will determine the method of return. No returns will be accepted without an approved Return Authorization Number (RAN) assigned by the Seller and clearly marked on the outside of the return package by the Buyer.
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CONDITION OF PRODUCT
We describe condition as best and as honestly as possible from our vantage point and our expertise in evaluating product condition. Product description of condition can be subjective in nature depending on condition type. For example, what we may view as a minor surface scratch may be a major scratch to another. We will not entertain nor debate these subjective conditions of wear. The buyer will assume the risk of these kinds of subjective wear conditions. Further, used vintage products are not perfect specimens. Therefore, in some cases, certain aspects of camera operation may require minor adjustments. A perfect example of that is a camera's exposure meter which may be in operating condition but requires a zero light adjustment so it gauges accurately. In this case and other like situations, the buyer assumes the responsibility in making these kinds of adjustments.
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