It typically lasts about 20 years on an EPX625 mercury cell. Today, a 675 zinc-air hearing aid cell with a Paul BG adapter should last at least 6 months – and you can buy the zinc-air cells in bulk for less than the mercury cells. You can also use the Wein EPX-625 cells.
It uses 1.35V “button cell” mercury batteries, any ready EPX 625 or EPX 13 or equivalent.
The camera. The Minolta SR-T 101 is a 35mm SLR camera manufactured by Minolta Camera Co. Ltd, Japan, which premiered at the Japan Camera Show in March 1966. Sales began in April 1966 and it remained in production for ten years with only minor modifications, the result of the thorough development work that went into the camera.
The Minolta SR-T 101 is a 35mm manual focus SLR camera with Through-The-Lens metering – TTL for short – released 1966 by Minolta Camera Co demanding amateur and semi-professional photographers. The SR-T 101 remained in production for ten years with only minor modifications.
The CR2 battery is a cylindrical cell battery that has lithium chemistry. Put simply, the CR2 battery looks like a smaller version of a D-cell battery, or almost like a can for easier reference. These batteries have a variety of uses.
No, batteries are not required, although there are disadvantages to using the camera without them. The battery powers the camera’s light meter. This means you can’t auto-shoot without a battery.
A 625 mercury cell.
I recommend the 675 zinc-air batteries for all Minolta SRTs.
vincenzo_maielli. The best lenses for the Minolta SRT series are the Rokkor MD mount.
If you were around in the heyday of film photography, you surely know Minolta, a leading camera manufacturer that influenced much of our modern photographic technology. Minolta cameras are gems, so if you’re looking for a great film camera, a Minolta is a fantastic choice!
ISO/ASA range: 25-6400. Lens mount: Minolta MC, Minolta MD.
The easiest way is to point the camera at a lightbulb and then point it away. The needle should move noticeably. Then check if the needle moves with the circle when the aperture or shutter speed is changed.
Introduced in 1971, the Minolta SRT 100 was a stripped down and simplified version of the more expensive, more professional Minolta SRT 101.