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Ricoh WG-6

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Ricoh WG-6

Ricoh WG-6
Ricoh WG-6
Ricoh WG-6

The Ricoh WG-6 is a continuation of Ricoh's top models in their line of rugged weather-proof compact cameras. The WG-6 still has a 1/2.3" sensor like its predecessors, but the pixel count has been raised to 20 MP. The WG-6 is water-proof down to 20 meters (65.6 feet), where the predecessor WG-5 was rated to 16 meters (52.5 feet). The WG-6 also introduces 4K movie recording into th WG series of cameras.

The camera supports transfer of images to a smart phone through Toshiba's "FlashAir" WiFi enabled SD cards. New is also that the WG-6 optionally can imprint copyright (and other) data onto the image.

The built-in macro ring-light is powerful enough to double as lighting when recording movies.

The optics is a 5x zoom lens from 5 to 25 mm (28 mm to 140 mm in full-frame equivalent terms). The lens opens up to F3.5 at the wide end and F5.5 at the long end.

A 0.8x wide angle attachment has also been announced. With this attachment the focal length becomes approximately 20 mm in full frame equivalent.

LensRICOH lens, 11 elements in 9 groups (5 aspherical elements)
Focal Length5 - 25 mm (Approx. 28 - 140mm in 35mm format equivalent)
Maximum ApertureF3.5(W) - F5.5(T)
Optical Zoom5X
Digital Zoomapprox. 8.1X
Intelligent Zoomapprox. 7X at 10M, approx. 40.5X at 640 (including optical zoom)
Motion Blur ReductionStill: Pixel Track SR Hi-sensitivity anti-shake mode (Digital SR)
 Movie: Movie shake reduction mode (Movie SR)
Focus Type9-point AF, Spot AF, Auto tracking AF
Focus Range (from lens face)Standard: 0.5m - infinity / 1.64ft. - infinity (entire zoom range)
 Macro:0.1 - 0.6m / 0.33 - 1.97ft. (entire zoom range)
 1cm Macro:0.01 - 0.3m / 0.03 - 0.98ft. (middle zoom position)
 Pre-set: Infinity-landscape, Pan Focus
 Manual Focus: Available
Number of Effective PixelsApprox. 20 megapixels
Image Sensor1/2.3" CMOS
Number of Recorded PixelsStill: Up to 20 MP depending on aspect ratio (4:3, 3:2, 1:1)
 Movie: 4K, 920, 1280
SensitivityAuto, Manual (ISO 125 - 6400)
White BalanceAuto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light (Daylight Color, Daylight White, White Light), Ring light, Manual
DisplayType: 3.0" 3:2 LCD, approx. 1040K dots, Anti-reflex coating on cover
 Adjustments: Brightness, Outdoor View Setting: ±2 Steps
Exposure ControlMetering System: Multi-segment metering, Center-weighted metering, Spot metering
 Exposure Compensation: ± 2EV (1/3EV steps)
Scene ModesAuto Picture, Program, HDR, Handheld Night Snap, Movie, High Speed Movie, Digital Microscope, Landscape, Flower, Portrait, Underwater, Underwater Movie, Interval Shot, Interval Movie, Surf & Snow, Kids, Pet, Sport, Night Scene, Fireworks, Digital SR, Report, Green, Depth of field composition
Playback ModesSlideshow, Image Rotation, Small Face Filter, Ink Rubbing Filter, Digital Filter(B&W / Sepia, Toy Camera, Retro, Color, Extract Color, Color Emphasis, High Contrast, Starburst, Soft, Fish-eye, Brightness, Miniature), HDR Filter, Movie Edit, Red-eye Edit, Resize, Cropping, Image Copy, Protect, Start-up Screen, Recover File, Auto Image Rotation
Shutter Speed1/4000 - 1/4sec.(Mechanical and electronic shutter), 4sec at most. (Night Scene mode setting)
Built-in flashModes: Flash-on and Flash-off modes. "Red-eye" compensation function employs a pre-discharge.
 Flash Range:Wide:approx. 0.2 - 5.5m / 0.66 - 18 ft. (ISO Auto), Tele:approx. 0.2 - 3.5m / 0.66 - 11 ft. (ISO Auto)
Drive ModesOne shot, Self-timer, Continuous Shooting, Burst Shooting, M Continuous, S Continuous, Remote Control, Auto Bracketing
Storage MediaBuilt-in Memory (approx. 27MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, FlashAir™ Card
Power SourceRechargeable Battery DB-110, AC Adapter Kit K-AC166(Optional)
Battery lifeStill*1: approx. 340 shots
InterfacesUSB3.0(Type-C), HDMI output terminal(Type D)
Water proof / DustproofEquivalent to JIS Class 8 waterproof and JIS Class 6 dustproof capabilities
DimensionsApprox. 122.5 (W) x 61.5 (H) x 29.5 (D)mm /4.8 (W) x 2.4 (H) x 1.2 (D) inches (including lens depth)
WeightWith battery & SD card: Approx. 193g / 6.8 oz. (loaded and ready)
 Body only: Approx. 173g / 6.1 oz. (without battery and SD memory card)
Included AccessoriesRechargeable Battery DB-110, USB Power Adapter, Power Plug, USB Cable I-USB173, Hand Strap, Macro Stand
 GPS display mode: LAT/LON, UTM, MGRS
 GPS log, GPS lock, GPS time adjustment, GPS data imprint, UTC data imprint
Electronic CompassCompass heading: Cardinal, Degrees, Cardinal/Degrees
 Declination, Compass data imprint
* Recording capacity shows approximate number of shots recorded during CIPA-compliant testing. Actual performance may vary depending on operating conditions.
** According to the result of RICOH IMAGING in-house testing.
Megapixels: 20
ISO Range: 100 - 6400
Weight: 246 g
LCD: 3 in., 3:2, 1,040,000 dots
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