Ricoh 500G Wide Review

 
Camera Reviews / Ricoh Cameras i Preview
Links
Model Name: Ricoh Caplio 500G Wide 
Check Prices:  
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL:  
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: 500G Wide 
Camera Format: Mid-Sized 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price:  
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2006-05-26
Tripod Mount:  
Weight: 15.9 oz (450 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 5.2 x 3.1 x 2.9 in.
(133 x 79 x 74 mm)
Waterproof: 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)
Continuous-mode frames/second:  
Movie Resolution: 320x240, 160x120
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 15
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 8.30
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 8.13 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 85 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.03x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.5 (wide) / f/4.3 (tele) - ??? 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes 
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 153,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White Balance Settings: Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent 1, Incandescent 2, Fluorescent, One push 
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 256-segment multi, center-weighted, spot 
Program AE:  
Aperture Priority:  
Shutter Priority:  
Full Manual Exposure:  
Creative Exposure Modes: High sensitivity, fire fighting, tilt correction, text, macro zoom 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Automatic, Red eye reduction, Forced, Slow synch, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.2 - 10.0m (W); 0.2 - 6.5m (T) 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD 
Memory Included (MB): 26.0
Uncompressed Format: TIFF (MMR system ITU-T.6) 
CCD Raw Format:  
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC In 
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 
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:  
CIPA Rating: Unknown
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). 

 


Print the specs page for the Ricoh Caplio 500G Wide digital camera reviewPrint this Page

Follow Imaging Resource

Purchase memory card for Ricoh Caplio 500G Wide digital camera
Enter this month to win:

1 $300 Adorama Gift Certificate

2 $200 Adorama Gift Certificate

3 $100 Adorama Gift Certificate