The next part of this post will include some sample pictures from the camera.
Remember, it's not the camera, it's the photographer.
It is made with a knurled top to allow it to be turned with a finger pressed against it, but I find it one of the more awkward features of the camera.The SRT uses.35v PX625 mercury batteries.The camera was evangelion anima visual book pdf sold as a non working unit because the meter needle didnt work and the mirror occasionally stuck in the up position, but the general cosmetic condition was very good.They are famous for the first SLR with fully coupled metering, the SR-7 and the first model with built-in motor drive (SR-M).The Service Manual is very extensive, but special tools and knowledge is required.Viewfinder, the viewfinder in the SRT101b is one of the better ones fitted to cameras of this age.The lens is in excellent-minus condition.The meter turns on when you rotate the switch on the bottom of the camera to "ON." There are no interlocks, the metering circuitry is constantly.If the indicator needle points to the battery check mark as shown in the picture, the battery can be regarded as functioning properly." The referenced picture shows the needle lined up with a square along the right edge of the viewfinder, about 1/4-1/3 up from.They started using the Minolta brand in 1937.True Mirror lockup a lever on the side locks up the mirror, you can let it down again if you need to recompose without tripping the shutter, the metering was actually advanced for the day.Minolta SR-T 101 - German, click here TO continue TO, sample pages.That means my 101b was made in the mid 1970s and therefore was competing with models like the Pentax MX, ME Super and the Olympus OM-1.My initial thought that it might be caused by the mirror sticking to the mirror damper was not correct the damper was actually in quite good condition without any sort of sticky deposit.The cameras of the 1960s and 1970s have a better chance of working in 2050 than those made in the 1980s (see my anecdote regarding the Maxxum 7000.In my experience, one PX625 lasts about 3 years since all it's powering is the metering circuitry.While I was looking at this problem however, I got side tracked because I thought there was something wrong with the damper.
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Stop down metering with older lenses.
Minolta SRT101b Images, my Minolta SRT101b Camera, i paid 10:50 including postage for this camera in a buy it now sale from eBay.
Minolta Film Cameras Minolta SR-T 101 without Custom Bundle.