Minolta Maxxum 9 / Dynax 9 / Alpha 9 - Meta35

Minolta Maxxum 9 / Dynax 9 / Alpha 9

The Minolta Maxxum 9 was introduced in 1998 and was Minolta's last professional film body. This exceptionally rugged camera featured a maximum shutter speed capability of 1/12000 second due to carbon-fiber reinforced shutter blades, and a maximum frame rate of 5.5 frames/second as well as data memory when paired with a DM-9 Data Memory Back. Data collected by the DM-9 can be displayed on the camera and downloaded and embedded into scanned images using Meta 35.

Data Recorded
Film Number, Frame Number, Shutter Speed, Aperture, Focal Length, Lens Focal Length & Aperture, EV Compensation, Metering Mode, Exposure Mode, Flash EV Compensation, Frame Date/Time, AF mode, Drive mode, Flash Sync Mode, Flash EV Compensation, Flash Metering Mode, Frame ISO

Custom Functions
The Minolta Maxxum 9 features 21 programmable custom function settings, which can be set on the camera body.

Tips and tricks

  • Data Memory Back 9 and SmartMedia card reader required.

Maxxum 9 Data Recorded Standard
Maximum Rolls (2-4MB SmartMedia Card) 400
Shutter speed
Lens focal length / max aperture
Exposure compensation
Exposure mode
Metering exposure mode
AF Mode
Focus Area
AF Release Priority
Drive Mode
Flash Mode
Flash exposure compensation
Flash Metering Mode
Count up #
Fixed #