Minolta Super A



The bayonet-mount Super A lenses used the logo 'Chiyoko' before 1958, and 'Chiyoda Kogaku' from 1958 on:


3.5cm f3.5 ROKKOR 35mm wide angle lens, with 4 elements in 3 groups



5cm f1.8 Super ROKKOR 50mm normal lens, with 6 elements in 5 groups





5cm f2 Super Rokkor 50mm normal lens, 7 elements in 4 groups




5cm f2.8 Super ROKKOR 50mm normal lens, 5 elements in 3 groups





8.5cm f2.8 Super Rokkor 85mm portrait lens, with 5 elements





10cm f3.8 Tele Rokkor 100mm short telephoto lens





13.5cm f4.5 Tele-ROKKOR 135mm telephoto lens, with 4 elements




Minolta Super A is an interchangeable lens 35mm rangefinder camera system introduced in March 1957. Image format was 24x36 on 135 film. The Super A featured a brightline finder with parallax correction and a unique button-and-lever-lock bayonet lens mount. Its behind-the-lens leaf shutter is a Seikosha-MX with speeds B, 1sec to 1/400sec, and M or X flash synchronization. The Super A system included an accessory shoe-mounted coupled selenium meter with separate selenium-cell amplifier, seven interchangeable lenses with accessory shoe-mounted finders for the wide angle and telephoto lenses.




Minolta Super A User Manual

Minolta 'A' SERIES

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