Lomopedia: Minolta 110 Zoom SLR

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Produced by Minolta Camera Co. Ltd. between 1976 and 1979, the Miniolta Zoom 110 SLR is the first known 110 format SLR.

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Fully automatic with aperture-priority exposure, the Minolta 110 Zoom SLR has a fixed 25-50 mm f/4.5-16 manual-focus zoom lens with macro-focusing capabilities up to 11 in. Aside from being the first single-lens reflex camera for the 110 format, it is also noted for its unusual, flattened shape instead of a miniaturized standard SLR shape.

Technical Specifications:

  • Lens: Fixed; 25-50 mm f/4.5-16
  • Shutter speed: 10 sec. – 1/1000, 1/150 flash sync speed and B
  • Flash: Standard hot shoe
  • Batteries: 2x A76 batteries
  • Fully-automatic, aperture priority exposure.
  • CdS meter with exposure compensation control.
  • 40.5 mm filter thread.
  • Tripod socket available.
Credits: adam_g2000, lomofilmer & weedos

Read more about the Minolta 110 Zoom SLR over at subclub.org, Wikipedia and Camerapedia.

written by geegraphy on 2013-07-02 in #reviews

2 Comments

  1. bsdunek
    bsdunek ·

    I have two of them to love. I'm glad Lomography reintroduced 110 film so I can use them again.

  2. holgardo
    holgardo ·

    I have one of this, but I have never used it.

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