Minolta RD 3000

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Minolta RD 3000

Post by NikonD1X » Fri Feb 12, 2016 8:59 am

Hi everybody

Is there someone, who could help repairing a Minolta RD 3000? Someone with a corresponding experience or knowing an internet-source (link) for a repair manual (PDF)?

I got an almost working Minolta RD 3000 with one problem. First I thought it is a sensor- electronics-(board) problem because I only get "half" pictures. Controlling the pics with Photoshop I saw that it is not the sensor/electronics. Something in the inside of the RD 3000 protudes the optical path.

Therefor I have to open the RD 3000 to find the loose part and fix it. Can anybody help?

Ralf

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Re: Minolta RD 3000

Post by nikonnl » Sat Feb 13, 2016 1:39 pm

Hi,

I think there is a problem with one of the mirrors. The camera delivers images from a pair of 1.5-megapixel CCD imagers using a half-mirror prism. The prism splits the image into left and right halves, each of which is projected onto its own CCD. The two images are then seamlessly rejoined, becoming a single 2.7-million pixel image. To downsize the part where the light passes through from the condenser lens to the half-mirror prism, three mirrors are included to bend the path three times. The second and third mirrors eliminate unnecessary infrared rays, without affecting the CCD's visible light sensitivity. You may have a look if the various mirrors are all in place. I will look if I have a repair manual.
Parts os above text I've founnd onn the net.

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Nico

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D1/D1X/D1H/D2H/D2X etc.

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Re: Minolta RD 3000

Post by nikonnl » Sat Feb 13, 2016 1:48 pm

D1/D1X/D1H/D2H/D2X etc.

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Re: Minolta RD 3000

Post by NikonD1X » Sat Feb 13, 2016 2:46 pm

nikonnl wrote:Have a look at the site below.

http://www.manualsparadise.com/service- ... 78417761-1

Good Luck!

Nico

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PHANTASTIC!!!! THANK YOU VERY MUCH! I will report if it's going on...
Ralf

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Re: Minolta RD 3000

Post by NikonD1X » Sat Feb 13, 2016 4:02 pm

nikonnl wrote:Hi,

I think there is a problem with one of the mirrors. The camera delivers images from a pair of 1.5-megapixel CCD imagers using a half-mirror prism. The prism splits the image into left and right halves, each of which is projected onto its own CCD. The two images are then seamlessly rejoined, becoming a single 2.7-million pixel image. To downsize the part where the light passes through from the condenser lens to the half-mirror prism, three mirrors are included to bend the path three times. The second and third mirrors eliminate unnecessary infrared rays, without affecting the CCD's visible light sensitivity. You may have a look if the various mirrors are all in place. I will look if I have a repair manual.
Parts os above text I've founnd onn the net.

regards,

Nico

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Hi Nico

I think it is a little bit different. Please have a look to the RD 3000 sample:

Image

The right half of the foto seams to be exposed through an very strong Grey-Filter...

Ralf

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