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Model Name: Ricoh R8 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
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Successor:  
General
Model Number: R8
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured:
Retail Price: $410.00
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2008-03-31
Tripod Mount: No
Weight: 5.9 oz (168 g)
Size: 4.0 x 2.3 x 1.0 in.
(102 x 58 x 26 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 10.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.69 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
Color Filter Type:  
Anti Aliasing Filter:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2736 x 2736 (7.5 MP, 1:1),
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)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30)
640x480 (15)
320x240 (30)
320x240 (15)
Movie File Format: AVI (OpenDML Motion JPEG)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: No
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens: Ricoh Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 200 mm
Zoom Ratio: 7.14x
Aperture Range: f/3.3 (wide) / f/5.2 (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
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4.8x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Multi / spot CCD contrast detection
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution: n/a
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, Auto-Hi, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings:  
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 Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Face, Sports, Landscape, Nightscape, High Sensitivity, Zoom Macro, Black&White, Sepia, Skew Correction, Text
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto Flash, Red-eye Flash, Flash On, Flash Synchro, Soft Flash, Flash Off
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
UHS Support:  
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: AVI (OpenDML 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: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended):  
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?
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: 1 x proprietary DB-70
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x DB-70 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 270
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: RICOH Gate La, Irodio Photo & Video Studio, Acrobat Reader, Ridoc Desk Navigator Lt, List Editor, Caplio Transfer Software
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000 / Me / XP / Vista
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features:

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