Ricoh GXR Review

4.5
December 14, 2009 | Mark Goldstein |

Specifications

Ricoh GXR
Items Specifications
Flash Mode Auto (flash fires when lighting is poor or subject is backlit), red-eye, on, slow sync, manual, off
Range (built-in flash) Refer to camera unit specifications.
Flash compensation ±2.0 EV in increments of 1/2EV or 1/3EV
Manual flash amount FULL, 1/1.4, 1/2, 1/2.8, 1/4, 1/5.6, 1/8, 1/11, 1/16, 1/22, 1/32, 1/64
Picture display 3.0" transparent LCD; approx. 920,000 pixels
Shooting mode Auto, program shift, aperture priority, shutter priority, manual, scene (movie, portrait, sports, landscape, nightscape, skew correction), " My Settings"
Picture quality Fine, Normal, RAW (DNG) *1
Storage SD/SDHC memory card, internal memory (approx. 86 MB)
File size Refer to camera unit specifications.
File format Photographs JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.21)*2, RAW (DNG)
Movies AVI*3(Open DML Motion JPEG compliant)
Compression JPEG baseline compliant (photographs and movies)
Other shooting options Continuous shooting (continuous, M-Cont Plus); self-timer (shutter release delay of approx. 10 s or 2 s, or custom setting); interval timer (intervals of 5 s to 1 hour in increments of 5 s)*4 color bracketing; B&W (TE); color space selection; noise reduction; histogram display; framing grid; depth-of-field indicator; tilt indicator; hot shoe
Other playback options Auto image rotation (when camera unit attached); multi-frame playback; playback zoom (up to 16x); resize
Interface USB 2.0 (High-Speed) Mini-B connector; Mass Storage*5; AV output (NTSC), HDMI connector (Mini HDMI Type C)
Video signal format NTSC, PAL
Power source DB-90 rechargeable battery (3.6V)
Battery life Refer to camera unit specifications.
Dimensions (W x H x D) 113.9 mm x 70.2 mm x 28.9 mm (excluding projections)
Weight Camera body (excluding battery, memory card, neck strap, and connector cap): 160 g
Battery, neck strap, and connector cap: 66 g
Tripod screw hole 1/4-20UNC
Operating temperature 0 °C to 40 °C
Date storage time Approx. 1 week
Operating humidity 85% or less
Storage temperature -20 °C to 60 °C
*1 A JPEG file is also recorded (the JPEG file may be a fine or normal quality file with the same dimensions as the RAW file or a VGA file). RAW files use the standard DNG format promoted by Adobe Systems Incorporated
*2 Compatible with the Design rule for Camera File system (DCF, a JEITA standard) and DPOF. Full compatibility with other devices is not guaranteed.
*3 Audio: PCM 32 kHz, 16 bit monaural
*4 Flash off.
*5 Mass Storage is supported under Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista®, and Mac OS X 10.4-10.5.7.
GR LENS A12 50 mm F2.5 MACRO
Items Specifications
Effective pixels Approximately 12.3 million
Image sensor 23.6 mm x 15.7 mm CMOS (total pixels: approx. 12.9 million)
Lens Focal length 33 mm (35 mm format equivalent: 50mm)
Aperture (f-number) f/2.5 - f/22 (ND filter used for apertures of f/22 in auto shooting mode)
Focus range (from lens) Normal shooting: Approx. 30 cm - infinity
Macro shooting: Approx. 7 cm - infinity (maximum magnification 1/2x)
Construction 9 elements in 8 groups (1 aspherical lens element with 2 surfaces)
Filter size 40.5 mm
Zoom 4.0x digital zoom (3.6x for movies)
5.9x auto resize zoom (VGA)
Focus mode Contrast AF-based multi and spot AF; MF; Snap; infinity (focus lock and AF-assist)
Shutter speed Photographs 180 - 1/3200 s (upper and lower limits vary according to shooting and flash mode)
Movies 1/30 - 1/2000 s
Exposure control Metering TTL-CCD metering in multi (256-segment), center-weighted, and spot modes with autoexposure lock
Mode Program AE, aperture priority AE, manual exposure, shutter priority AE, move target function
Exposure Compensation Manual (+4.0 to -4.0 EV in increments 1/3 EV or 1/2 EV), auto bracketing (-2 EV to +2 EV in increments 1/3 EV or 1/2 EV)
ISO sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity) AUTO, AUTO-HI, ISO200/ISO400/ISO800/ISO1600/ISO3200
White balance Auto / Multi-P AUTO / Outdoors / Cloudy / Incandescent Lamp / Fluorescent Lamp / Manual Settings / Detail; white balance Bracketing
Flash Range (built-in flash) Approx. 20 cm - 3.0 m (ISO auto)
Shooting mode Auto / program shift / aperture priority / shutter priority / manual /scene (movie, portrait, sports, landscape, nightscape, skew correction) / "My Settings"
Continuous mode Number of pictures shot in Continuous (Picture Size: RAW) Noise Reduction off or on (Weak): 4 pictures
Noise Reduction on (Strong): 3 pictures
Number of pictures shot in M-Cont Plus (1 set) HI (1280 x 854): 30 pictures (24 Frames/Sec)
LO (4228 x 2848): 15 pictures (3 Frames/Sec)
Picture quality*1 FINE, NORMAL, RAW (DNG)*2
Image size (pixels) Photographs 16:9 4288 x 2416, 3456 x 1944
4:3 3776 x 2832, 3072 x 2304, 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480
3:2 4288 x 2848, 3456 x 2304
1:1 2848 x 2848, 2304 x 2304
Movies (24 Frames/Sec) 1280 x 720, 640 x 480, 320 x 240
File size (approx.) RAW 16:9 NORMAL: 17,800 KB/frame, FINE: 19,515 KB/frame, VGA: 15,587 KB/frame
4:3 NORMAL: 18,387 KB/frame, FINE: 20,157 KB/frame, VGA: 16,124 KB/frame
3:2 NORMAL: 20,946 KB/frame, FINE: 22,967 KB/frame, VGA: 18,337 KB/frame
1:1 NORMAL: 13,991 KB/frame, FINE: 15,333 KB/frame, VGA: 12,273 KB/frame
L 16:9 NORMAL: 2,222 KB/frame, FINE: 3,816 KB/frame
4:3 NORMAL: 2,315 KB/frame, FINE: 3,960 KB/frame
3:2 NORMAL: 2,615 KB/frame, FINE: 4,493 KB/frame
1:1 NORMAL: 1,761 KB/frame, FINE: 3,009 KB/frame
M 16:9 NORMAL: 1,475 KB/frame, FINE: 2,509 KB/frame
4:3 NORMAL: 1,574 KB/frame, FINE: 2,662 KB/frame
3:2 NORMAL: 1,744 KB/frame, FINE: 2,968 KB/frame
1:1 NORMAL: 1,186 KB/frame, FINE: 2,003 KB/frame
5M 4:3 FINE: 2,287 KB/frame
3M 4:3 FINE: 1,474 KB/frame
1M 4:3 FINE: 812 KB/frame
VGA 4:3 FINE: 197 KB/frame
Battery life Based on CIPA standard, DB-90: approx. 320 shots*3
Dimensions (W x H x D) Camera unit only: 68.7 mm x 57.9 mm x 71.3 mm (including the lens barrel; Excluding the connector)
When mounted on the camera body: 113.9 mm x 70.2 mm x 77.1 mm (including the lens barrel)
Weight (approx.) Camera unit only: 263 g (not including the lens cap or Connector cap)
When mounted on the camera body: 423 g (not including the Battery, memory card, neck strap, connector cap, or lens cap)
Operating temperature 0 °C to 40 °C
Operating humidity 85% or less
Storage temperature -20 °C to 60 °C
*1 The picture quality modes which can be set vary depending on the image size.
*2 A JPEG file is also recorded (the JPEG file may be a FINE- or NORMAL-quality file with the same dimensions as the RAW file or a VGA file 640 × 480 pixels in size). RAW files use the standard DNG format promoted by Adobe Systems Incorporated.
*3 For reference only; actual number of shots varies greatly according to how camera is used. We recommend that you carry spare batteries when in use for extended periods. (Shooting capacity was measured using CIPA-standard parameters. These are only estimates; performance may vary depending on usage conditions.)
RICOH LENS S10 24-72 mm F2.5-4.4 VC
Item Specifications
Effective pixels Approximately 10.0 million
Image sensor 1/1.7" CCD (total pixels: approx. 10.4 million)
Lens Focal length 5.1 mm - 15.3 mm (35 mm format equivalent: 24-72 mm)
Aperture (F-number) f/2.5 - f/4.4 (T) (wide-open f value)
Focus range (from the front of the lens) Normal shooting: Approx. 30 cm to infinity
Macro shooting: Approx. 1 cm to infinity (wide angle); Approx. 4 cm to infinity (telephoto); approx. 1 cm to infinity (zoom macro)
Construction 11 elements in 7 groups (4 aspherical lens elements with 4 surfaces)
Zoom 3.0 x optical zoom; 4.0 x digital zoom; approx. 5.7 x auto resize zoom (VGA)
Focus mode CCD-based multi and spot AF; MF; Snap; infinity (focus lock and AF-assist)
Camera shake correction function Image sensor shift method image stabilizer
Shutter speed Photographs 180 - 1/2000 s (upper and lower limits vary according to shooting and flash mode)
Movies 1/30 - 1/2000 s
Exposure control Metering TTL-CCD metering in multi (256-segment), center-weighted, and spot modes with autoexposure lock
Mode Program AE, aperture priority AE, manual exposure, shutter priority AE, move target function
Exposure compensation Manual (+4.0 to -4.0 EV in increments 1/3 EV or 1/2 EV), auto bracketing (-2 EV to +2 EV in increments 1/3 EV or 1/2 EV)
ISO sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity) Auto, Auto-Hi, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 1600, ISO 3200
White balance Auto / Multi-P AUTO / Outdoors / Cloudy / Incandescent Lamp / Fluorescent Lamp / Manual Settings / Detail; white balance Bracketing
Flash Range (built-in flash) Approx. 20 cm - 4.5 m (wide-angle), Approx. 15 cm -2.7 m (telephoto)
Shooting mode Auto / program shift / aperture priority / shutter priority / manual /scene (movie, portrait, sports, landscape, nightscape, skew correction, zoom macro) / "My Settings"
Continuous mode Number of pictures shot in Continuous (Picture Size: RAW) Noise Reduction off: 5 pictures (under ISO800), 4 pictures (ISO800 and higher); Noise Reduction on (Weak or Strong): 4 pictures
Number of pictures shot in M-Cont Plus (1 set) HI (640 x 480) : 30 pictures (30 Frames/Sec)
LO (3648 x 2736) : 15 pictures (1.6 Frames/Sec)
Picture quality*1 FINE, NORMAL, RAW (DNG)*2
Image size (pixels) Photographs 16:9 3648 x 2048, 3264 x 1840
4:3 3648 x 2736, 3264 x 2448, 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480
3:2 3648 x 2432, 3648 x 2176
1:1 2736 x 2736, 2448 x 2448
Movies (30 Frames/Sec) 640 x 480, 320 x 240
File size (approx.) RAW 16:9 NORMAL: 12,923 KB/frame, FINE: 14,160 KB/frame, VGA: 11,347 KB/frame
4:3 NORMAL: 17,202 KB/frame, FINE: 18,854 KB/frame, VGA: 15,096 KB/frame
3:2 NORMAL: 15,311 KB/frame, FINE: 16,779 KB/frame, VGA: 13,439 KB/frame
1:1 NORMAL: 12,956 KB/frame, FINE: 14,195 KB/frame, VGA: 11,377 KB/frame
L 16:9 NORMAL: 1,630 KB/frame, FINE: 2,779 KB/frame
4:3 NORMAL: 2,169 KB/frame, FINE: 3,704 KB/frame
3:2 NORMAL: 1,930 KB/frame, FINE: 3,295 KB/frame
1:1 NORMAL: 1,633 KB/frame, FINE: 2,784 KB/frame
M 16:9 NORMAL: 1,329 KB/frame, FINE: 2,253 KB/frame
4:3 NORMAL: 1,761 KB/frame, FINE: 2,990 KB/frame
3:2 NORMAL: 1,567 KB/frame, FINE: 2,660 KB/frame
1:1 NORMAL: 1,327 KB/frame, FINE: 2,248 KB/frame
5M 4:3 FINE: 2,287 KB/frame
3M 4:3 FINE: 1,474 KB/frame
1M 4:3 FINE: 812 KB/frame
VGA 4:3 FINE: 197 KB/frame
Battery life Based on CIPA standard DB-90: approx. 410 shots )*3
Dimensions (W x H x D) Camera unit only: 68.7 mm x 57.9 mm x 38.6 mm (excluding projections)
When mounted on the camera body: 113.9 mm x 70.2 mm x 44.4 mm (excluding projections)
Weight (approx.) Camera unit only: 161 g (not including the lens cap or connector cap)
When mounted on the camera body: 325 g (not including the battery, memory card, neck strap, connector cap, or lens cap)
Operating temperature 0 °C to 40 °C
Operating humidity 85% or less
Storage temperature -20 °C to 60 °C

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