Week 44 – Minolta Weathermatic 35DL


The Minolta Weathermatic 35DL is a big brother to the Weathermatic A reviewed back in week 7.  It’s a fully automatic, water- and weatherproof 35mm point and shoot.  Everything from advance to flash is fully automated and motorized, with no options available.  The DL stands for Dual Lens; a button on top switches between standard and telephoto lenses.

I’ve been carrying it for a few weeks now with a roll of Portra 400 loaded.  I did have occasion to take it to an indoor water park, and the seals seemed to hold up.  We’ll see what the photos look like soon.




eBay (The link will show you both versions.  People often sell them together.)

EDIT: Results here.

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