Minolta AF-Sv : Anyone used this camera before?

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by DanielStone, Aug 13, 2009.

  1. DanielStone

    DanielStone Member

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    hey all,


    well, freshly back from my weekly trolling of the local thrift shops (goodwill, salvation army and amvets), I arrived home with a little Minolta AF-Sv, put some new batteries in is(AA's), and it fired right up.
    I tried finding some info on it on the good ol' web, but no luck. The only reason as to why I got it, rather than save my $3.95 was because it had a 35mm 2.8 lens on it. It also has a film speed dial that goes from 25-1000asa.

    So basically, does anyone have any thoughts on the camera? Thankfully everthing works, including the little "voice" that tells you to use the flash, or "check distance".

    I ran a quick roll through the camera yesterday and today, and since I have another 2 weeks until school is back(my folks won't allow me to develop film at home :sad:), I would like to illicit your help, if you can lend any, to help me understand my new find.


    Thanks

    Dan
     
  2. John Koehrer

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    I didn't recognize the model # but when you mentioned the "little voice" it came back. It 's the Minolta talker, and the reason I started wearing tinfoil hats. :wink: Beyond that, I haven't the foggiest.
     
  3. DanielStone

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    here's some pictures to refresh anyone's memory :smile:

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    and another

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    -Dan
     
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    Dan, my mom has one that she bought new when they were new. (BTW, she's looking for a replacement for the misplaced lens cap.) She lives a few states away, but if you're still in need of an owner's manual, I can copy it when I see her next time. How are you liking it so far?