The Minolta Hi-Matic F was initially developed in 1971. In 1972, Minolta discharged another adaptation of their Hi-Matic customer rangefinder cameras, the Hi-Matic F, with the less advanced 38mm (f2.7) Rokkor lens. It had a lighter and more reduced camera body than the Hi-Matic E, and was less exorbitant, with fewer elements. The rangefinder had just parallax marks, no mechanical parallax rectification. More or less, it’s a typical rangefinder camera from seventies with a presentation meter got from the Yashica Electro 35.
Alongside the silver and all-dark Hi-Matic F variations, Minolta additionally discharged a dark bodied form that they called the Hi-Matic FP. There is a hypothesis that the “P” remained for “Expert”, in light of the fact that around then, dark bodied cameras were professional. The dark FP was indistinguishable with the exception of the incorporation of a self-timer.
Its main drawbacks are the absence of any manual presentation control and reliance upon batteries. There was additionally a dark adaptation called the Hi-Matic FP. The Minolta Hi-matic F is a light weight, minimal, simpler camera that components a very accurate electronic shade, with paces from 1/724 to 4 entire seconds, and a coupled, superimposed-picture rangefinder.
The CdS EE framework gives flawless programmed presentation in conditions where flash is not needed. Its flashmatic framework switches on consequently when flash is connected and couples aperture to center for exact alteration all through the blaze range.
An advantageous signal noticeable in viewfinder let you know when there is sufficient light for typical hand-held auto introduction without blaze and cautions you when to utilize a tripod or streak, and affirm when camera is changed over to flashmatic mode.