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Ricoh GXR A12 Leica M-mount

by Johan on August 5, 2011

Ricoh GXR A12 Leica M-mount

The Ricoh GXR A12 is a new GXR system lens mount unit that accepts Leica M lenses. The unit is equipped with an APS-C format CMOS sensor and the Leica M-mount. The A12 also offers a newly developed focal plane shutter, an electronic shutter, a number of lens correction functions to accommodate the different lenses, and a focus-assist function to improve the accuracy of manual focusing. The Ricoh GXR A12 will be released in September 2011 for $649 each. [PhotographyBay]

Ricoh PX Rugged Digital Camera

by Isaiah on June 9, 2011


Ricoh is about to drop another rugged digital camera into the market. Called the Ricoh PX, this dust-, shock- and waterproof camera sports a 16.4-megapixel CCD image sensor, a 28mm wide angle lens, a 5x optical zoom lens, a 2.7-inch LCD screen, an SD/SDHC card slot (up to 32GB), a USB 2.0 port, a micro-HDMI port and 720p HD video recording capabilities. The Ricoh PX will go on sale at the end of June for 199 Euro (about $289). [Photoscala]

Ricoh GXR Lens Mount Unit

by Johan on February 1, 2011

The Ricoh GXR Lens Mount Unit is compatible with Leica and other third-party lenses. This new interchangeable unit camera system features a 12.9 megapixel, APS-C size CMOS sensor and a newly developed focal plane shutter. The Ricoh GXR Lens Mount Unit will be launched in Autumn 2011. [PhotographyBLOG]

Ricoh CX5 Compact Digital Camera

by Johan on January 26, 2011

Ricoh Company is ready to release its newly developed CX5 digital camera model with its wide-angle, high magnification 10.7× optical zoom (28–300 mm) lens, which has a higher autofocus speed due to the use of Ricoh’s new hybrid AF system. AF focusing times are also decreased to as low as 0.2 sec. for both wide-angle 28mm and telephoto 300mm thanks to Ricoh’s unique new hybrid AF system. The Ricoh CX5 will be available in Black, Silver and Pink. [Ricoh]

Ricoh CX4 Firmware Ver. 1.05

by Johan on December 1, 2010

Ricoh has posted firmware update version 1.05 for its CX4 camera. The latest firmware enables the camera to shake warning symbol when pressing the shutter release button half way in the Night Landscape Multi-shot mode. FYI, the Ricoh CX4 is powered by the Smooth Imaging Engine IV processor, a 10-megapixel CMOS image sensor, a 10.7x optical zoom lens, a 3-inch LCD screen, an 86MB of internal memory, an SD/SDHC card slot and 720p HD video recording capabilities. You can download the firmware software here. [Ricoh]

Ricoh GR Digital III Firmware Ver. 3.00

by Johan on October 11, 2010

Ricoh has issued a new firmware update for the GR Digital III camera. This firmware update version 3.00 adds a high-contrast black-and-white mode, a cross-process filter, a 4:1 magnification when using manual focus, a “My Setting delete” function and a “key custom setting initialization” feature. [PhotographyBLOG]

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