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Ricoh WG-M1

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Ricoh WG-M1

Ricoh WG-M1
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Ricoh WG-M1
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Ricoh WG-M1
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Description:
The Ricoh WG-M1 is a rugged action camera with a host of available mounts.

Camera nameWG-M1
Sensor14 MP CMOS, 1/2.3 inch
Recorded PixelsStill: (4:3) 14M (4320x3240), 5M (2592x1944), (16:9) 10M (4320x2432)
ISO rangeAuto 100 to 800
Shake reductionElectronic (only in movie mode)
Exposure modesProgram autoexposure, Movie, Time lapse, Loop recording, Motion detection, Face detection (up to 10 faces)
Drive modesSingle, burst (10 fps), high speed movie (120 fps)
Lens3 mm F2.8 fixed focal length. Adjustable field of view up to 160 degrees (still), 137 degrees (movie)
Optics6 elements in 6 groups
Auto focusNo (fixed focus)
Manual focusNo (fixed focus)
Closest focus distanceAbove water 60 cm, under water 80 cm
ViewfinderNo
Live ViewYes
FlashNo
MovieMovie: 1920x1080(30fps), 1280x960(50fps), 1280x960(30fps), 1280x720(60fps), 1280x720(30fps), 848x480(60fps), 848x480(120fps)
SoundStereo (no sound at 120 fps)
LCD monitor1.5 inch, 115,000 dots
Storage mediaMicro SD, micro SDHC
File formatJPG, MOV/H.264
ConnectivityUSB 2.0, HDMI
BatteryLithium-Ion DB-65
Battery life350 images, 150 minutes movie recording
Special featuresWater proof (to 10 m), shock proof (2 m), dust proof, cold proof (to -10 degrees C)
Size (W x H x D)66 x 43 x 89 mm (2.6 x 1.7 x 3.5 in.)
Weight190 g (6.7 oz) loaded
Megapixels: 14
Movie Mode: 1080/30p, 720/60/30p (up to 25 minutes) and 480/120p (up to 60 seconds)
Weight: 190g
LCD: 1.5" ,115,000 dots
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Review Date: August 18, 2015 I can recommend the Ricoh WG-M1: Yes | Price: $129.95 | Rating: 8 

 
Pros: Ergonomics, size, layout, weight, shape, waterproof out of the box
Cons: Interface, susceptability to flare and ghosting,

I'm still getting used to it, but it's a fun little camera. The interface is a bit confusing (but necessary due to the size and space for buttons.) The test videos I took show a proclivity for flares and ghosting (due to the ultra-wide angle.) The quality from them, otherwise, is suitable. They don't have the same dynamic range as video (and stills) from a DSLR, but that's a-okay given that this has a different purpose, market, and much smaller sensor.

It is about twice as large as I expected, but it's comfortable to hold in easy to use. I'm a big fan.
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