The Maxxum 9, from Minolta. Our finest photographic tool, designed to meet - and exceed - the demands of professionals. Featuring extraordinary toughness, for true reliability even in difficult situations. Superior speed & precision, for creating the shots you've envisioned in your mind's eye. And the flexibility to individualize its operations to best match your unique shooting style. An ergonomic design ensures that the Maxxum 9 rests comfortably in your hands. And control dials yield to your command with maximum ease of handling. It all amounts to an unprecedented level of responsiveness from an SLR, so that you may enjoy an unprecedented degree of creative control. Continuous drive with 5.5 frames per second. World's fastest 1/12000 sec. high-speed shutter with 1/300 sec. flash sync. Rugged, rigid metal cover. Multiple power sources. Viewfinder with newly developed screens offers 100% field of view.