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Konica-Minolta RD 175

Konica-Minolta RD 175
alaAverage 3.5

4 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews from magazines and websites. The screen and battery get critical opinions, but comments are divided on the value for money.

portability, image quality, flash, battery, screen

On average, users rate this product 70/100.

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Konica Minolta RD 175 Digital Camera

 

This is another camera that at one time was expensive and exotic, but today falls into novelty status. Technically it's a "professional" DSLR, but everything from the workarounds to keep it usable and the image quality negates against it, better...

It has interchangeable lenses and a fixed ISO of 800, which in 1995 was extraordinary. It also genuinely uses 3 CCD's which may make some camcorder fans think you have a high powered device. Under the right settings and with some mandatory...

The weaknesses are many, starting with: SCSI interface, outdated Win98/2000 driver software, and it uses a micro-centronics 50 connector, which is scarce and not the same as the common HD50 connector. If you're serious about this you will need an...

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Great product

 

I was tired of wasting money on film.And once I used this wonderful camera I believe it is for anyone whom enjoys photography.If you enjoy snapping picture as I do ,then it is well worth the money.I used to spend at least 30 dollars a month on film and...

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Minolta RD-175 : Big !

 

This camera weighs a ton ! Well not quite but you certainly cant hold it an an angle weighting for a shot to happen as it will snap your jand off. Its an SLR digital and can use the Type III rotating hard disk PCMCIA card. It has all the functions of...

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Minolta RD-175: Big !

 

This camera weighs a ton ! Well not quite but you certainly cant hold it an an angle weighting for a shot to happen as it will snap your jand off. Its an SLR digital and can use the Type III rotating hard disk PCMCIA card. It has all the functions of...

SLR professional

Heavy and limited f-stops and the resolution is a bit low by todays standards

Product Specifications

Developments in digital and networking technologies have brought a flood of visual information to our daily lives. For instance, digital technology has allowed people to breakthrough the barriers of conventional photography by enabling them to view pictures at their convenience over a network. Minolta offers an extensive range of systems and services that are designed to provide not only the enjoyment of taking pictures, but the pleasure of creating and viewing them as well. If you use digital photography for professional imaging applications, your first consideration will undoubtedly be image quality. Minolta has responded to your needs with the RD-175: based on a Minolta Maxxim 500si body, this camera offers an excellent 1528 x 1146 pixel resolution.

Audio Input

Type: None

Camera Flash

Red Eye Reduction: Yes
Type:Pop-up flash

Digital Camera

Digital Camera Type:SLR
Supported Flash Memory:PC Card

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:5.7in/5in
Height:5.7in/5in
Weight:2.4lbs/2lbs
Width:6.3in/6.4in

Exposure Parameters

Shooting Programs:Landscape / Macro / Night mode / Portrait mode / Sports mode

Flash Memory

Form Factor:PC Card
Storage Capacity:131MB

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Localization:English
Manufacturer:Minolta
Model:175
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Minolta RD

Lens System

Lens Aperture:F/3.5-4.5
Max Focal Length:85mm
Min Focal Length:24mm
Optical Zoom:3.5
Type:Zoom lens

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:1/2"
Optical Sensor Size (metric):12.7 mm ( 1/2 ) / 12.7 mm ( 1/2" )
Optical Sensor Type:3CCD
Sensor Resolution:1.1Megapixel
Total Pixels:1528 x 1146

Optical Viewfinder

Type:Fixed eye-level pentaprism

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS 7.5 or later / Microsoft Windows 3.x/95/98 / Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 or later

Video Input

Camera Type:Web camera
Digital Video Format: None
ISO (Max):800
Light Sensitivity:ISO 800
Still Image Capture Resolution:1528 x 1146
Still Image Format:BMP / EXIF / JPEG / PICT / TIFF
Type:Digital camera

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type:Optical
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