Minolta X-570Film Camera

Minolta X-570

  • Camera Type for Minolta X-570


  • Film Type for Minolta X-570


  • Manufacturer of Minolta X-570


  • Origin Country of Minolta X-570


Size & Weight

  • Camera Size for Minolta X-570136 x 85.5 x 50.5 mm
  • Camera Weight for Minolta X-570540 g
  • Camera Build Material for Minolta X-570Metal


  • Camera Focus Mode for Minolta X-570Manual Focus
  • Camera Focus Type for Minolta X-570Split Image


  • Camera Shutter Speed Range for Minolta X-5701 sec – 1/1000 sec
  • Camera ISO Speed Range for Minolta X-57012 ISO – 3200 ISO
  • Camera Exposure Modes for Minolta X-570Manual, Aperture Priority
  • Camera Exposure Meter for Minolta X-570Center-weighted average metering
  • Camera Viewfinder for Minolta X-570Eye-level pentaprism, 93% coverage

Lens & Accessories

  • Camera Lens Type for Minolta X-570Interchangeable Lens
  • Camera Lens Mount for Minolta X-570Minolta SR
  • Common Camera Lenses for Minolta X-570Minolta MD 50mm f/1.7 is a common lens for the Minolta X-570 Minolta MD 50mm f/1.7Minolta MD 28mm f/2.8 is a common lens for the Minolta X-570 Minolta MD 28mm f/2.8Minolta MD 135mm f/2.8 is a common lens for the Minolta X-570 Minolta MD 135mm f/2.8
  • Camera Flash for Minolta X-570Minolta X-570 Flash No Built-In Flash
  • Camera Common Accessories for Minolta X-570Extra LR44 batteries is a common accessory for the Minolta X-570 Extra LR44 batteriesLens hood is a common accessory for the Minolta X-570 Lens hoodCamera strap is a common accessory for the Minolta X-570 Camera strapSoft shutter release button is a common accessory for the Minolta X-570 Soft shutter release button


  • Camera Battery Type for Minolta X-5702 x LR44
  • Battery Life for Minolta X-570Approximately 20 rolls of film
  • Battery Replaceable for Minolta X-570Replaceable


Use Cases

  • Camera Use Cases for Minolta X-570
    Street Photography
    Portrait Photography
    Landscape Photography
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Description for Minolta X-570 Description for Minolta X-570

The Minolta X-570 is a 35mm SLR film camera that was introduced by Minolta in 1983. It is part of the popular X series of cameras and is known for its reliable performance and advanced features. The X-570 features a fully automatic exposure mode, as well as aperture priority and manual exposure modes. It has a bright viewfinder with a split-image focusing screen and a built-in light meter for accurate exposure control. The camera has a durable metal body and a comfortable grip, making it easy to handle and carry. It uses Minolta's MD lens mount, allowing for a wide range of compatible lenses. The X-570 is a versatile camera that is suitable for both beginners and experienced photographers.

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Some notable features of the Minolta X-570 include a maximum shutter speed of 1/1000th of a second, a self-timer, and exposure compensation. It also has a depth-of-field preview button and a hot shoe for attaching an external flash. The X-570 requires two LR44 or SR44 batteries to power the light meter and other electronic functions. Overall, the Minolta X-570 is a reliable and versatile camera that offers excellent image quality and control for film photography enthusiasts.

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Description for Minolta X-570 Pros and Cons for Minolta X-570

Fully manual control for advanced photographers

Accurate exposure metering system

Compatible with a wide range of Minolta MD lenses

Lightweight and compact design

No built-in motor drive for automatic film advance

Limited exposure modes compared to newer cameras

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Description for Minolta X-570 Potential Problems and Fixes for Minolta X-570

Electrical Problems

The Minolta X-570 is known for having some electrical issues, particularly with the battery compartment. This can lead to inconsistent meter readings or the camera not working at all. Regularly check the battery compartment for any signs of corrosion and clean it if necessary. If the problem persists, consider seeking professional repair.

Shutter Issues

Some users have reported problems with the shutter not firing correctly or at all. This could be due to a mechanical failure or an issue with the camera's electronics. Regular use and maintenance can help prevent this, but if the problem occurs, it may require professional repair.

Light Leaks

Light leaks can occur in older models of the Minolta X-570, often due to deteriorating light seals. This can result in overexposed or foggy photos. Check the light seals regularly and replace them if they are damaged or missing. This can be done at home with a light seal kit or by a professional.

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