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Ricoh WG-5 GPS

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Ricoh WG-5 GPS

Ricoh WG-5 GPS
Ricoh WG-5 GPS

The Ricoh WG-5 GPS, successor to the Ricoh WG-4 GPS, is a rugged compact waterproof camera.

Like the WG-4, the camera has shutter priority and USER mode in addition to program and the various scene modes. The WG series mounting system already on the market can be used with the WG-5 GPS as well. It is available for purchase separately.

The camera is waterproof to 14 m (46) feet and shockproof. It is rated to survive a drop from 2.2 m (7.2 ft).

The camrea has a built-in GPS and depth/altitude sensor in connection with a display on the front.

The camera hardware is basically identical to the WG-4. The enhancements are on the software side adding scene-specific optimization of white balance and additional scene modes for underwater shooting. New is "flash" bracketing - the camera can capture an image without flash and one with flash with one push of the shutter button. Also new is the addition of vibrant and reversal film finishing tones.

The Ricoh WG-4 GPS is available in two color schemes: Black with silver trim, and black with orange trim.

Camera nameWG-5 GPS
Sensor16 MP (4608 x 3456), 1/2.3 inch back-lit CMOS
ISO rangeAuto and manual, 125 - 6400
Aspect ratio16:9, 4:3, and 1:1
Shake reductionSensor-shift, pixel tracking, and High-ISO anti-shake (Digital SR)
Exposure modesAuto Picture, Program, Shutter Priority, USER, HDR, Night Scene, Handheld Night Snap (ISO 125-1600), Movie, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Digital Microscope (2M), Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Interval Shot, Interval Movie, High Speed Movie (VGA, 120 FPS capture, 30 FPS playback), Time-Lapse Movie, 1CM Macro Movie, Digital SR, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Fireworks, Night Scene Portrait, Food, Report (1280x960, ISO 125-1600), Green (ISO 125-1600)
Exposure compensation+/- 2 EV (1/3EV steps)
Expanded dynamic rangeHighlight and shadow correction
Light meterMulti-segment, center weight, spot
ShutterMechanical and electronic
Shutter speeds1/4s to 1/4000s. 4s to 1/2000s in Shutter Priority and Night Scene mode
Shutter lag0.016s
Drive modesOne shot, Self-timer (2s and 10s), remote control (immediate or 3s), continuous shooting (1.5 fps up to 60 frames (16 MP)), burst shooting (12 and 14 fps for up to 30 frames in 5MP and 4MP resolution, respectively), auto bracketing, interval shooting, HDR (3 images combined into one)
Lens4x optical zoom, 4.5 - 18 mm F2.0 - F4.9 (25 - 100 mm eqv.)
Optics9 elements (4 aspherical) in 7 groups, SP coating
Digital zoom7.2x
Auto focus9 point contrast detect AF, spot, auto tracking, macro, 1cm macro, focus lock, AF assist lamp
Manual focusInfinity, pan focus, manual focus (10 cm to infinity)
Closest focus distanceStandard: 40 cm/1.31 ft
 Macro: 10 cm/0.33 ft
 Super macro: 1 cm/0.4 in. (at mid-zoom)
 Manual: 10 cm/0.33 ft
Live ViewYes
White balanceAuto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light (Daylight Color, Daylight White, White Light), Manual
Digital filtersB&W/Sepia, Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Extract Color, Color Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Fish- eye, Brightness, Miniature
In-camera picture editingYes
FlashBuilt-in: Range up to 10.4 m/34 ft (wide angle), 4.2 m/14 ft (telephoto)
MovieFull HD (1920 x 1080) at 30 fps,
 HD (1280 x 720) at 120, 60 and 30 fps.
Movie shake reductionMovie SR (software based)
SoundWAV (PCM), 32KHz, 16bit stereo. High Speed Movie: 8 KHz, 16bit, stereo
In-camera movie editingSave as still, movie divide, add title picture
LCD monitor3 inch, 460,000 dots, 60 Hz refresh rate
Storage mediaSD, SDHC, SDXC, Eye-Fi compatible, 70 MB built-in
File formatStill: JPG, Movie: MPEG-4 AVC/h.264
ConnectivityUSB 2.0, USB/AV out, HDMI
BatteryD-LI92 lithium-ion, optional AC adapter K-AC117
Battery life240 images, 65 min movie recording, 200 min palyback time
Special featuresFace detection (up to 32 faces), pet detection, smile capture, blink detection, self-portrait assist.
 Date imprint. Electronic compass. Altitude/depth sensor with display.
 Focus assist lamp. Macro light. Electronic level.
 High speed movie (120 fps), time lapse movie.
 Water proof to 14 m / 45 ft, shock proof (2 m / 6.6 ft drop), cold proof (-10 C / 14 F), crush proof, dust proof.
Size (W x H x D)125 x 64.5 x 32 mm / 4.9 x 2.5 x 1.3 in.
Weight236 g / 8.3 oz (with battery)
Megapixels: 16
ISO Range: Full HD
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