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Troubleshooting ¶ 

Track down problems encountered with your Minolta X-370 on our Troubleshooting Page

Identification and Background ¶ 

The Minolta X-370 was one of the best entry-level single-lens-reflex (SLR) cameras of its time. It is very simple to use and maintain and is a fantastic camera for beginners and experts alike

The Minolta X-370 is an easy-to-use microcomputerized (SLR) camera with quartz control of mechanical sequences and shutter speed, providing lasting accuracy and years of enjoyment.

The X-370 can be used with Minolta's wide range of accessories, such as wideangle, telephoto, and zoom lenses, Motor Drive 1, Auto Winder G, Wireless Controller IR-1, and much more.

Technical Specifications ¶ 

Sold ¶ 

  • June 1981 to June 1990

Type ¶ 

  • 35mm single-lens reflex auto-exposure camera

Lens Mount ¶ 

  • Minolta SLR bayonet (54° rotating angle)
  • coupling for full aperture metering and automatic diaphragm control

Shutter Speed ¶ 

  • stepless speeds 1/1000 to 4 sec
  • set automatically with selector dial at "AUTO" setting or fixed speeds 1 to 1/1000 sec

Film Speed ¶ 

  • ISO 12/12° to ISO 3200/36° set by film-speed dial that locks at 1/3-EV increments

Power ¶ 

  • Two 1.5v alkaline-manganese (LR44: Eveready A-76 or equiv.) cells or
  • Two 1.55v silver-oxide (SR44: Eveready S-76, EPX-76 or equiv.) cells or
  • One 3v lithuim (CR-1/3N) cell

Self Timer ¶ 

  • Electronic for 10-sec. delay
  • Cancelable anytime before release

Dimensions ¶ 

  • 137mm x 90mm x 51.5mm without lens

Weight ¶ 

  • 470g without lens and power cells

Additional Information ¶ 

Minolta X-370: User Manual

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