Minolta XG-9 35mm SLR Film Camera with Albinar-ADG 35-70mm F/3.5-4.8 Zoom Lens and Batteries
Here we have a very fine Minolta XG-9 35mm SLR camera, with an Albinar-ADG 35-70mm F/3.5-4.8 zoom lens and batteries.
This camera is in good cosmetic condition, there were some cracks to the plastic that have been repaired using glue, and an engraving on the rear side. The camera is being sold at a discount for these reasons. Mechanically, it is in perfect condition and works exactly as expected. It comes with fresh batteries.
This camera is a superb enthusiast level 35mm film SLR capable of doing nearly anything any shooter will ask of it. Able to shoot in both full manual mode and aperture-priority auto-exposure, it's great for those who demand superb performance and complete creative control. By virtue of the camera offering aperture-priority auto-exposure, it's also a perfect camera for those looking to shoot with a less hands-on approach.
The viewfinder, mirrorbox, shutter curtains, pentaprism, film compartment and battery compartment are all clean and in great shape. The top and bottom plate are free of damage. All levers dials and knobs actuate as they should. The light meter works perfectly, and the shutter speeds are completely accurate. The leatherette is in great condition with only minor signs of its age.
The lens is in perfect condition and is an excellent zoom lens. The focal range of 35-70mm makes it perfect for snapshots, street photography, landscapes, portraits, and general purpose shooting. The maximum aperture of F/3.5 allows for good available-light shooting, and shot wide open it produces decent bokeh and subject isolation. Stopped down the lens is incredibly sharp.
The glass elements are clean and free of scratches, fungus, balsam separation, and any other problems. The aperture blades are snappy and free of oil. The mount is pristine. Aperture and focus rings spin smoothly with perfect weight.
This lens can also be used on digital cameras and today's mirror-less machines through the use of suitable and affordable adapters. Additionally, the camera will accept any Minolta MC/MD lens, allowing the shooter a massive selection of truly world-class optics.
This camera will be packaged securely to ensure safe delivery and shipped immediately.