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I just bought a minolta x-300 slr (film) from a second hand shop, and have no idea how to open the camera to insert the film. can you please help me

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Hello

This is a nice easy one.

To open the back cover, you need to find the rewind crank, this is on the left hand side as you look through the camera.

The knob ontop of the camera has a small black handle that folds out from the middle, unfold this then grasp the whole knob and lift it up away from the body of the camera you will feel the a spring tension and the keep pulling and the back cover will pop open.

http://ca.konicaminolta.com/support/manuals/film-cameras/film_mf_slr/x_7a/x_7a_manual.pdf

This link will let you download the owners manual for this camera,

I hope this helps.

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

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