Dennis Hissink : May 8th 2006 - 15:35 CET
Ricoh Caplio 500G wide
Ricoh Caplio 500G wide : Ricoh Corporation (Japan) introduces the new Ricoh Caplio 500G wide digital camera. Meet the demanding requirements of construction site photography with Ricoh Caplio 500G wide. You can easily shoot clear photos with its renowned 28mm wide-angle zoom lens, 8 Megapixel resolution, 10m-range flash unit, and camera shake blur reduction. Plus high resistance to water, dust and shock let you focus on the scene without worrying about damaging the camera. Ricoh’s 28mm wide-angle zoom lens can capture larger areas than the 35mm lenses of conventional digital cameras. When there is limited space to manoeuvre, you can more easily capture an entire building or construction site with Ricoh 500G wide digital camera.|
Ricoh 500G wide - Durability|
The compact Ricoh 500G wide camera is much tougher than most other digital cameras. Durably built with reinforced glass shielding over the lens and strategically placed body protectors, it can withstand drops from heights of up to one meter. JIS protection grade 7 allows shooting in the rain or underwater to a depth of one meter, and JIS protection grade 6 prevents small particles from entering the body at dusty construction sites. You can even shoot at temperatures as low as -10 centigrade.
Ricoh Caplio 500G camera - LCD display and Power
The large LCD screen of the Ricoh Caplio 500G wide camera features an anti-reflection coating for clearer viewing in daylight outdoors. You can easily adjust screen brightness to optimize image clarity. There is also an optical viewfinder, so you can use whichever is right for the situation, for more reliable photography. Many hours of dependable shooting are yours with the high-capacity lithium-ion rechargeable battery. If it runs out of power, simply pop in widely available AA batteries. An AC adapter (optional) is also provided for use when AC power is available.
Ricoh Caplio 500G wide Accessories
• USB cable
• Video cable
• Neck strap
• CD-ROM with software
• Rechargeable Lithium Ion DB-43 battery
• Instruction manual
Ricoh Caplio 500G - Optional accessories
• Ricoh DW-5 - Wide conversion lens
• Ricoh BJ-2e battery charger
• Ricoh AC-4d AC adapter
• Ricoh SC-500 soft case
• Ricoh DB-43 Lithium Ion battery
• Ricoh DB-43 + BJ-2e + BS-3e - Lithium Ion Battery set
Ricoh 500G Caplio - ISO and Flash
Caplio 500G wide effectively reduces camera shake blur by combining high ISO settings with fast shutter speeds. Now you can shoot with greater confidence in dark situation. The built-in flash unit allows clearer shooting in a wider range of situations. Its powerful illumination extends 10 meters in wide-angle shots and 6.5 meters in telephoto shots.
Ricoh Caplio 500G wide digital camera - USB and Macro
Transferring large-volume image data from the camera to your PC is fast and easy with the provided USB cable. Enjoy single-action transfers, once bundled software is installed in your PC, or use Mass Storage Mode. Capture subjects as close as 1cm away in the macro wide-angle mode or 4cm away in the tele-macro mode. The built-in flash unit illuminates subjects as close as 9cm from the camera.
Ricoh Caplio 500 wide - Ergonomics
All buttons and dials are large enough to ensure you can easily operate the camera even when wearing gloves. This mode transforms trapezoids into rectangles. For example, a signboard shot at an angle can be corrected to appear as if shot directly from the front, for easier reading. The two-point neck strap lets you carry Caplio 500G wide securely around your neck for easy shooting when desired and less bouncing around.
A pioneer in digital office equipment, Ricoh provides state-of-the-art multifunctional printing devices tailored to corporate office customer needs, and offers a broad range of digital, networked products, including copiers, printers, fax machines, DVD/CD media, and digital cameras. With 347 consolidated subsidiaries worldwide, Ricoh employs 75,100 people with consolidated sales of 1.81 trillion YEN.