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Minolta 500si

Advantages: Has most of the features needed, good all-round performace
Disadvantages: featureset not perfect, some technology niggles

I bought this camera a few years ago as a replacement for my old Zenit, on the basis of a few magazine reviews and a shop test. It's a competent camera but it doesn't do anything particularly well. Many of the modes/functions it has are only useful for be ...

ehoh 21.12.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Minolta Dynax 500si

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a good camera

Advantages: user friendly
Disadvantages: slow

The good points about this camera are that its really very user friendly, and surprisingly durable (has gone everywhere with me ever since I bought it) even the Amazon!! However I have found some bad points about this camera these are its a bit slow o ...

karma12 07.02.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Minolta Dynax 500si

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Great to learn with

Advantages: Easy to learn to use, cheap, gives good results
Disadvantages: Limited features, can be difficult to purchase extra lenses etc, bit bulkier than modern SLRs

...OVERVIEW: I have been into photography for over 10 years now, but only really used little compact cameras until recently. I bought the Minolta X-300 SLR camera when I started my A-level in photography last year. I have been very happy with the results ...

witchazel86 07.11.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Minolta X-300

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Has worn well

Advantages: Cheaply available, good range of accessories
Disadvantages: Basic, limited features

I have been using an X-300 for ten years now and am still very pleased with the results I get, and its performance. In comparison with a lot of other cameras it is somewhat basic, doesn't offer particularly fast shutter speeds and is quite heavy. However ...

Morgenhund 29.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Minolta X-300

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Minolta

Advantages: REliable, Excellent results, Excellent pictures, Plus added features
Disadvantages: Heavy, Cumbersome to carry around

Have owned this model for over 15 years and then i bought it second hand, with lots of accessories, never let me down and i have never had any problems with it, it still works to this day and i still use it! the pictures are superb providing you focus the ...

dragonski 17.11.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Minolta X-300

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