The DiMAGE 7 is a 5.24 mega pixel digital camera originally released in 2001 by Minolta. It has a 7x optical zoom giving a 35mm-equivalent lens length of 28mm to 200mm. Designed to look and feel like an SLR camera, it allows manual zoom and focus via rings on the lens, and in adition to the LCD on the back, it has a reflective ferroelectric viewfinder. It uses compact flash media, and requires 4 AA batteries or a 6V DC adapter. It is a relative of Minolta's 3 megapixel DiMAGE 5, and was available in the variants 7 , 7i and 7Hi .