Click on a Dimage 7/ug/i/Hi topic below.
Note that almost
all information applies to the D7ug, D7i and D7Hi
as well as the D7, and a lot of it will be useful
for the D5
DiMAGE photo contest
Web page with rules and links for the current contest
Moderated Minolta Forum
A moderated forum for Minolta users. Troll free!
Dimage 7 add on lenses
User reports of which lenses work
and don't work with the D7 series. Now includes
Flash card speeds (All Minolta digital cameras)
Different flash cards have
different save speeds in the D7 series. Read the
user reports for different cards with your camera
and pick a good card.
Dimage 7 FAQ
A few Frequently Asked Questions.
Unless noted, applies to the entire D7 series.
Battery information for New Users
Having the right batteries is
essential to enjoying the D5 and D7. Read a quick
Shooting ISO 800 on the Dimage 7
A few tips for using ISO 800.
Olympus A-200 teleconverter review
A review of the Olympus A-200
teleconverter, one of the few add on lenses that
works at all on the D7.
Articles submitted by users.
Minolta Troll Report Form
D7 lens range is not "7X"
(This question comes up a lot.
Several techniques are used to measure the D7
A nice list of D7 Galleries by "crowning"
(A very nice list of D7 series
galleries maintianed by "crowning".
Much more extensive than I could manage. External
link to his site.
Minolta RAW format info and programs
The latest information and
programs dealing with the .MRW RAW file format
used by the D5 and D7 series.
MaxView 40 eyepiece review
Use the Scopetronix MaxView 40 eypeice to attach the D7 series to a telescope.
D7i Firmware bug list (D7i only)
Tracking of the different firmwares for the D7i
D7 vs D7i noise levels
One review claims that there is a
big noise level difference between the D7 and
D7i. Find out if this is right here.
D7UG vs. D7i
A short review comparing the features of the D7ug to the D7i.
Budget storage for a trip
Going on a trip? Budget your storage for the D7 series.
Astro image stacking
How to stack shorter exposures to simulate longer exposures.
Auto Shutter Release for the D7 series.
Build this automatic shutter
release that lets you exceed what you can do with
interval mode. Break the 99 picture and 1 minute
barrier. Perfect for astronomical shots.
DIVUfix program (D7 only)
Fixes the excessive contrast problem in DIVU. Freeware!
A day in the life of a D7 battery (D7 only)
This comes up a lot. Just how long
does the battery last in the D7? A typical day's
use, in detail.
D7 Color (D7 only)
The D7 has a wider color space.
Read an overview of how people are dealing with
Dimage Myths (D7 only)
Common misconceptions about the
D7, many of which still carry over today to the
D7 Review and comments (D7 only)
A hands-on user review of the D7
D7 sample pictures (D7 Only)
D7 sample pictures. Mostly
untouched from the camera. No longer updated. Now
reloaded on pbase after the horrible failure of
photopoint. Click here to see the album
Dimage 7 vs. Nikon CP990 (Mostly D7)
A comparison of the D7 to the Nikon Coolpix 990.
Dimage 7 Bugs and Firmware Wish List (D7 only)
The D7 firmware has several problems. Read about them here.
AUTO ISO feature
How auto ISO works on the Dimage cameras