MINOLTA Hi Matic E w/original leather case and box
MINOLTA Hi Matic E w/original leather case and box
MINOLTA Hi Matic E w/original leather case and box
MINOLTA Hi Matic E w/original leather case and box

MINOLTA Hi Matic E w/original leather case and box

Regular price €100.00

The Minolta Hi Matic E is a mechanical rangefinder camera from 1971, with sharp light lens Rokkor 40/1.7 metallic body and automatic exposure which is perfect for traveling and reportage. The camera sets the aperture and shutter speed. Its easy making a exposure corrections by changing film speed setting.

Exposure and shutter was powered by 2 batteries PX640. They are not available now. You can replace it by PX640A or cheaper LR9 with some small metallic reduction. Battery condition is indicated on the top of camera by red control.

If you want to know more, Lomography has written a small review.

What’s included?

Camera, original leather case and box

Condition A +

Cosmetic: Perfect conditions, as new.

Optical: Viewfinder clean with minimal dust. Lens clean with no haze/fungus/scratches.

Mechanical: All shutter speeds are accurate and all mechanical functions are working perfectly.

Specifications

MANUFACTURER MINOLTA

LENS Rokkor-QF 40mm 1:1.7 (6 elements in 4 groups)

FOCUS 2.6 meter to ∞ (scale-focus)

SHUTTER SPEEDS 2 seconds-1/1000 automatic (unusually fast for leaf)

FLASH hot shoe

EXPOSURE lens mounted CdS with viewfinder needle (aperture)

FILM 35mm

ISO from 25 to 500

BATTERY originally two PX640 1.35v mercury (now you can use alkaline 625A)

PERIOD 1971