released in 1983. It's an
automatic camera, Point and Shoot but with a reknown
high quality lens. The camera has an overall excellent reputation. The
sliding cover resembles the Cosina CX-2, which also inspired the makers of
the Lono LC-A.
Its main features are:
F2.8 Minolta lens, 6 elements in 6 groups, min. focus 0,9m
Electronic shutter, 1/8 at F2.8 to 1/430s at F17, 1/40s or shorter for
Size 103x67x40, Weight 225 gr. with batteries
ISO, special flash connection, low light warning
and focus OK in the finder, focus lock
ISO setting and self timer slider.
view. Viewer and film advance wheel.
Seen from above.
Rewind lever, film status indicator, exposure
from below. Rewind unlock button, tripod socket, battery
compartment. You have a choice: either 4 SR44 or 2 CR 1/3N batteries.
Attention, + is at the bottom of the compartment!
The Minolta AF-C is a very small and lightwight camera with a
superb lens, an automatic shutter/aperture system and a reliable
autofocus. It's easy to use, there is just a focus confirm light in the
finder or a flash warning. It feels solid, but is very light. Point and
Shoot at it's best.