Minolta (actually it’s Konica Minolta now after Konica bought Minolta) has Maxxum 7D DSLR now. You can get it at amazon.com for $1,689.95 including an AF 28-100mm f/3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens. I’m thinking about buying a new DSLR to replace my current Maxxum 7xi SLR.
Here’re the Product Specifications.
* Type: 6MP digital SLR camera with anti-shake technology * CCD resolution: 6.3 megapixels * ISO equivalent: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 * Maximum shutter speed: 30 seconds * Minimum shutter speed: 1/4000 second * Resolution modes: 3008x2000, 2256x1496, 1504x1000 pixels * Image quality mode: Standard, Fine, Extra-fine, RAW, RAW+JPEG (Fine) * File format: JPEG, RAW, RAW+JPEG, (DCF 2.0 compliant, DPOF supported by printing functions in ver.1.1, Exif 2.2) * Memory: Type I and Type II CompactFlash Cards * LCD monitor: 2.5-inch TFT color * Autofocus modes: Single-shot AF, Continuous AF, Automatic Autofocus (DMF is selectable in menu). Predictive focus control for moving subjects. Auto-tracking focus point display * Metering type: Direct TTL metering; 14-segment honeycomb-pattern metering, Center-weighted metering, Spot metering * Flash modes: Fill Flash, Pre Flash with Red-eye reduction * Viewfinder: Eye-level fixed system with optical-glass pentaprism * Self-timer: 10- and 2-second delay * Other functions: Instant playback, customizing, zone matching * Video output: NTSC/PAL * PC interface: USB 2.0 high-speed * Battery: 1 NP-400 Li-ion battery * Width: 5.91 inches * Height: 4.17 inches * Depth: 3.05 inches * Weight: 26.81 ounces (without battery or media) * In the box: Maxxum 7D camera body, wide strap (WS-4), remote cord clip, eyepiece cap II, eyepiece cup (FC-1400), shoe cap (SC-1000), body cap (BDC-1000), video cable (VC-500), USB cable (USB-2), LCD monitor protect panel (MPP-1000), lithium-ion battery (NP-400), lithium-ion battery charger (BC-400), DiMAGE software CD-ROM (includes DiMAGE Viewer)
You can compare it to a
$8,000 Canon EOS-1 Ds Mark II 16.7MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)!