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Perfection for Professionals

Advantages: easy to use with manual settings for pro's
Disadvantages: dosnt have the eyestart feature which i love about the dynax 5

My partner purchased this camera from EBay for my birthday as I was still using the ancient Praktica MTL5, which was certainly outdated. Style:- The Dynax 404si is quite a compact-sized SLR camera, with performs well in both manual and automatic modes ...

leannerobotham 25.08.2004 · Read full review
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newsFLASH: A Good All-Rounder - Very Long Lasting!

Advantages: A good starter, a long laster and good all-rounder!
Disadvantages: Its not digital - not overly technical.

The first thing you notice is the Minolta's striking appearance. The contemporary black and silver finish makes this an attractive item to hold. However, beauty is in the eye of the beholder and what really matters is not style but performance! ...A ...

AndrePaul 22.11.2006 · Read full review
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Superb first choice for good picture quality

Advantages: Light, easy to use, affordable
Disadvantages: Not as versatile as some more advanced photographers may prefer

This camera is eay to use with its essential controls very well placed for the user to handle. It has facilities for more advanced users to test and create photographic masterpieces. This as with all SLR cameras provides a much more versatile basis for yo ...

Orion 13.06.2002 · Read full review
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The Dynax 404si

Advantages: Lens qualtiy is amazing,Dynax series has a wide range of differnt kinds of lenses,light Weight strong body,wide range of shutter speeds from 30secs to 3000th of a sec.
Disadvantages: the hot shoe not fit standard flashes

I bought this camera at the start of last year and so far have had no problems with it. It has all the normal SLR features including variable shutter speeds and aperture control along with various program modes for quick picture taking. with this camera ...

saltash_skechy 25.05.2004 · Read full review
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Good, but an expensive fault that needs fixing

Advantages: Pretty straightforward to use as a beginner to SLRs
Disadvantages: Has persistent fault with premature film re-wind

I'm really pleased with this camera in most aspects. I bought it around Dec 2002 and used it as a manual SLR as much as my skills would allow. In this sense I was extremely happy with the purchase and would recommend it to anyone who was wanting to 'get ...

DrJon 17.12.2005 · Read full review
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