Ricoh has introduced its newest ultra-rugged compact digital camera, the WG-70. Practically similar in design to its predecessors, the compact digital camera is particularly made for attempting environments and options devoted taking pictures modes for underwater and macro images.

On the heart of the WG-70 is a 16 Megapixel half.3” backside-illuminated CMOS sensor with a most sensitivity of ISO 6400. Along with stills, the digital camera captures 1080p (Full HD) video. The onboard lens encompasses a 28–140mm 35mm-equivalent focal size, has an aperture vary of F3.5-F5.5 relying on the focal size and is constructed of 11 components in 9 teams. Along with the optical zoom, the digital camera additionally gives a further 7.5x zoom when utilizing the onboard ‘Clever Zoom’ characteristic (which is restricted to 7 Megapixel).

Composing and reviewing media is completed on the two.7-inch ‘outdoor-friendly’ LCD show that has an anti-reflective coating. A hoop of six LEDs across the lens of the digital camera gives a novel technique of capturing macro pictures. To profit from the distinctive LED array, Ricoh has included a brand new ‘Digital Microscope’ mode that enlarges the topic being captured. A regular Macro mode can be included, along with the underwater taking pictures mode, which compensates for the colour shift that occurs when snapping underwater pictures.

The WG-70 is waterproof all the way down to 14m (46ft), shockproof from falls as much as 1.6m (5ft) and freezeproof all the way down to -10ºC (14ºF). The WG-70 works with Ricoh’s lineup of WG-series mount equipment, which let you mount the digital camera very similar to you’d an motion digital camera.

The Ricoh WG-70 shall be accessible in mid-March at collaborating retailers for $280.

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Ricoh proclaims latest ultra-rugged digital compact digital camera in its acclaimed WG collection

RICOH WG-70 options superior taking pictures modes for underwater and macro images, high-definition video

PARSIPPANY, NJ, February 4, 2020 - Ricoh Imaging Americas Company immediately introduced the RICOH WG-70, a sturdy, light-weight and waterproof compact digital digital camera that produces super-high decision photographs and high-definition (HD) video. Outfitted with a 5x optical zoom lens with 28mm wide-angle protection and a big, outdoor-friendly wide-frame LCD monitor, the brand new mannequin within the rugged WG collection makes it straightforward to seize a variety of pictures – from eye-catching close-ups to sweeping landscapes – in excessive circumstances, each on land and below the ocean.

The RICOH WG-70 provides various newly designed options together with a digital microscope mode that, when coupled with the usage of the digital camera’s six-LED macro lights, allows the consumer to obviously see a magnified view of the microscopic world and effortlessly seize eye-catching close-up pictures. It additionally options a sophisticated underwater taking pictures mode that optimizes coloration, distinction and white stability to ship sharp, true-to-life pictures. Ricoh has additionally added a brand new digital Cross Processing impact possibility, permitting the consumer to offer an inventive, altered coloration end to photographs, much like results of cross-processing movie pictures.

The RICOH WG-70 digital camera’s back-illuminated CMOS picture sensor with roughly 16 efficient megapixels and a high-performance imaging engine delivers super-high-resolution nonetheless pictures and HD video clips. It options triple anti-shake safety to stop blurred pictures and movies in all functions.

The RICOH WG-70 is waterproof to a depth of 46 toes (14 meters), shockproof towards a fall from a peak of 5 toes (1.6 meters) and freeze-proof in temperatures as little as 14°F (-10°C). It additionally comes geared up with an outdoor-friendly LCD monitor with a brightness degree that may be immediately adjusted to the lighting degree of a taking pictures scenario. The digital camera is 4.eight inches large by 2.Four inches excessive by 1.2 inches deep and weighs roughly 6.eight ounces (together with battery and SD reminiscence card).


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