The Minolta X-570 was originally released as a cheaper alternative to the X-700, although they both have a similar build quality. It is likely that the X-570 is the better camera due to it's more advanced manual features, but was never acknowledged as such due to the overwhelming popularity of the X-700.
Cosmetic condition: Excellent - Showing very light marks and on the black exterior finish. There are a few tiny black specs of debris that are visible through the viewfinder. These are purely cosmetic and have no effect on image results.
Film transport gears: Excellent - Advance lever moves forward nicely and advances film smoothly.
Shutter speeds: Excellent - Tested as accurate at all speeds.
Light Meter: Excellent - Working, tested accurately against a professional meter.
Hotshoe: Tested and firing with an external flash attached.
Seals and foam: Brand new freshly replaced mirror foam and door hinge seals.
Minolta MD 50mm f/1.7 Lens: Excellent - Clean glass. Smooth focus. No scratches, haze, fungus or separation.
Our goal is to provide an accurate, detailed description for each used item that we sell. We focus on testing the most important aspects related to the functionality. Please note that with older vintage items, a slight degree of imperfection is to be expected.
Body Serial #: 9097921
Lens Serial #: 8377973