Ricoh Caplio R7 Review

Review Date: November 12th 2007
Author: Mark Goldstein

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Introduction / Ease of Use
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Image Quality
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Sample Images
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Design
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Specifications
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Conclusion

Specifications

CCD Effective 8.15 million pixels (total 8.29 million pixels), 1/2.5-inch primary-color CCD
Lens
Focal length:

f4.6-33mm (equivalent to 28-200mm for 35mm cameras. When setting Step Zoom, offers up to seven fixed steps: 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm, 105mm, 135mm, and 200mm)

Aperture (F value): F 3.3 (Wide-angle)-5.2 (Telephoto)
Vibration Correction Function CCD shift method
Zoom Optical 7.1x zoom (equivalent to 28-200mm for 35mm film cameras)
Digital zoom: 4.8x, maximum: 34.1x(equivalent to 960mm) in combination with optical zoom.
Auto Resize zoom: 5.1x* 1, maximum: 36.2x * 1(equivalent to 1010mm) in combination with optical zoom.
Range From lens tip: approx. 30cm - infinity (Wide), approx. 1.0m - infinity (Telephoto)
Macro range From lens tip: approx. 1cm - infinity (Wide), approx. 25cm - infinity (Telephoto)
Shutter speed
Still 8, 4, 2, 1-1/2000 sec.
Movie 1/30-1/ 2000 sec.
Resolution
Still 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480
Text 3264 x 2448, 2048 x 1536
Movie 640 x 480, 320 x 240
Picture mode* 2 Fine, Normal
ISO sensitivity (standard output sensitivity) AUTO, AUTO-HI, ISO64 / ISO100 / ISO200 / ISO400 / ISO800 / ISO1600
Flash Flash Off /Auto / Red-eye Flash / Flash On / Flash Synchro / Sof t Flash
Distance* 3 Approx. 20cm-3.0m (W), 25cm-2.0m (T) ( ISO auto )
Focus Multi AF, Spot AF, Manual Focus, Fixed Focus (Snap), infinity (AF auxiliary light)
Exposure adjustment TTL-CCD metering method: Mult i (256 segments), Center Weight, Spot
Exposure compensation

Manual compensation (+2.0 - -2.0 EV in 1/3 EV steps), Auto-bracket (-0.5 EV, 0,+0.5 EV)

White balance Auto/Fixed (Outdoors, Cloudy, Incandescent Lamp, Incandescent Lamp2, Fluorescent Lamp, manual settings) / White Balance Bracket
Recording media SD Memory CardTM (32/64/128/256/512MB/1GB/2GB), SDHC Memory CardTM (4GB) Multi Media CardTM , internal memory 24MB
Storage capacity* 4 (No.of pictures) (Internal 24MB Memory)
Still 3264 x 2448 (Fine: 7, Normal: 13), 3264 x 2176 (Fine: 8), 2592 x 1944 (Normal: 21), 2048 x 1536 (Normal: 31), 1280 x 960 (Normal: 58), 640 x 480 (Normal: 219)
Storage capacity (time)* 5( internal 24MB memory)
Movie 36 seconds (640 x 480: 15 frames/sec.), 70 seconds (320 x 240: 15 frames/sec.), 18 seconds (640 x 480: 30 frames/sec.), 36 seconds (320 x 240: 30 frames/sec.)
Storage data capacity (file sizes)
Still 3264 x 2448 F: 2.90MB/Screen N: 1.67MB/Screen, 3264 x 2176 F: 2.58MB/Screen, 2592 x 1944 N: 1.07MB/Screen, 2048 x 1536 N: 680KB/Screen, 1280 x 960 N: 365KB/Screen, 640 x 480 N: 95KB/Screen (sizes are approximate)
Recording mode
Still mode (Still, Continuous, S-Continuous, M-Continuous)
Scene mode (Portrait, Face Recognition, Sports, Landscape, Nightscape, High-sensitivity, Zoom Macro, B&W, Sepia, Skew Correction, Text, Movie) My Setting 1, 2
Recording format
Still JPEG (Exif ver. 2.21) DCF* 6 compliant
Text JPEG (Exif ver. 2.21) DCF* 6 compliant
Movie AVI (Open DML Motion JPEG format compliant)
LCD monitor 2.7" transparent amorphous silicon TFT LCD (approx. 230,000 pixels)
Self timer Delay: 10sec., 2 sec.
Interval timer Shoot ing interval: 5 sec. - 3 hours (5 sec. steps)* 7
Other features Correct Contrast, Correct Tone, Color Bracket (CL-BKT), Record Dual Size
PC interface USB2.0 High-Speed : Mini B cable (Certification pending), mass storage device compatible * 8
AV interface Audio out , video out
Video signal method NTSC /PAL
Dimensions (W x H x D) 99.6 (W) x 55.0 (H) x 23.3mm (20.6 at thinnest part) (D) (excluding project ions)
Weight Approx. 135g (without battery, SD memory card, hand strap)
Accessories approx. 26g (rechargeable battery, hand strap)
Power source Rechargeable bat tery (DB-70) x 1
Shooting capacity* 9 Approx. 300 pictures (using DB-70)
Operating temperature 0C - 40C
   
Page 1
Introduction / Ease of Use
Page 2
Image Quality
Page 3
Sample Images
Page 4
Design
Page 5
Specifications
Page 6
Conclusion

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