Ricoh 500G Wide Review

 
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Model Name: Ricoh Caplio 500G Wide 
Prices:  
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor:  
General
Model Number: 500G Wide
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price:  
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2006-05-26
Tripod Mount: No
Weight: 15.9 oz (450 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.2 x 3.1 x 2.9 in.
(133 x 79 x 74 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 8.1
Sensor Format: 1/1.8 inch
Sensor size: 38.1976mm2 (7.18mm x 5.32mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 2.20 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.21), TIFF (MMR system ITU-T.6)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 320x240 (30.00)
160x120 (15.00)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 85 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.03x
Aperture Range: f/2.5 (wide) / f/4.3 (tele) - ???
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: n/a
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 153,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent 1, Incandescent 2, Fluorescent, One push
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 256-segment multi, center-weighted, spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes: High sensitivity, fire fighting, tilt correction, text, macro zoom
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Automatic, Red eye reduction, Forced, Slow synch, Off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.2 - 10.0m (W); 0.2 - 6.5m (T)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: TIFF (MMR system ITU-T.6)
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: No
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC In
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG):  
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus):  
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA or Proprietary DB-43
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline disposable, NiMH or LiIon rechargeable
Batteries Included:  
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): No
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 0
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Ricoh Gate La, Image Mixer, USB driver, WIA driver, Mounter, Caplio Rescue, List Editor, Acrobat Reader, DirectX, Caplio Transfer Software, Ridoc Desk Navigator Lt
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Waterproof to JIS class 7 (can be used up to 1 meter underwater). Dustproof to JIS class 6. Shock proof to MIL 810F standard (100 cm drop).

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