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Minolta 5000i 35m

Hi I am Loretta
I have purchase a couple years ago a Minolta 5000i and for the life of me even on the minota web site cannot find any information about my camera.
Are you familiar with it?
It has a place for a card, but I have no clue what kind of card it takes or where to get one. Another thing is what all kind of lenses can I use on my camera other than zoom or fish eye?
Yes, as you can tell I am a beginner.
Thank you let me know if you can help

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Re: Minolta 5000i 35m

The i-series Maxxums were the 2nd generation of Minolta auto focus SLRs. They had cards for various shooting modes beyond what you could set on the camera. It is not a slot for memory cards like the newer digital cameras. The slot was also the access point for a repair tool to adjust the cameras internal settings of speed and exposure,

The repair tool used to do this was: An original GameBoy...

You can use any lens made for Minolta AF. Latest models of the lenses will not work properly since they have more features than your 5000i is capable of, i.e. power assisted zoom..

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