Camera tech data for Minolta Dynax 40/ Dynax 30

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General
NameMinolta Dynax 40/ Dynax 30 , α-50 (China), Maxxum 50 (USA)
Mount typeA-mount
Supported lensesclassic, xi, SSM, SAM, (D)
Release year2004
Statusdiscontinued
Auto-focus
AF sensors2 line, 1 cross
AF range [EV]−1 – 18
AF modesAF-A
AF assist lightno
Features
Eye-startno
Custom functions2
Other features
Metering
Metering modes2 segments
Metering range [EV] (with spot)4 – 20 (-)
Auto Exposure Lock buttonno
Exposure modes[P], P, A, S, M
Subject programsportrait, landscape, closeup, sport, night portrait
Exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])± 3 (1/2)
Flash
Flash shoe typeiISO
Accessory shoe capSC-1000
Flash modesnormal, red-eye reduction, slow sync
Flash metering2S-TTL (pre-flash only), ADI
Requires D flash unityes
Flash guide number [m]/ coverage [mm]12/28
X-Sync speed [s]1/90
High Speed Syncno
Wireless flashno
Wireless x-sync speed [s]
Wireless HSSno
Ratio flash controlno
Flash exposure compensation [stops] (steps [stops])
Studio flash socketno
Compatible with DR-1000no
Viewfinder
Viewfinder typepentamirror
Viewfinder coverage90% × 90%
Viewfinder magnification0.75×
Eye relief [mm]/ from frame [mm]17.2/11.3
ScreensG (default)
Diopter adjustment [diopters]-1
Eyepiece cupfixed
Viewfinder accessory compatibleyes
Shooting
Frame rate [fps]1.7
Frame rate with AF [fps]unknown
Shutter speed (still) [s]30 – 1/2000, B
Timer for Bulb exposuresno
Self-timer [s]10
Bracketing frames (stops)3 (1/2, 1/1)
Multiple exposuresunlimited
Remote release socket
Wireless remote releaseRC-3 (with QD model only)
Release priorityno
Depth of field previewno
Aperture can be changed during depth of field previewno
Silent depth of field previewno
Film features
Leader outno
ISO overrideyes
IR safeno
Power
Batteries2× CR2
Battery pack
Vertical grip
External power supply
Construction and accessories
Weather sealingno
Mount materialpolycarbonate
Weight [g]335
Standard accessoriesstrap, body cap, batteries
Data saver
Date backQD model
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