Last Wednesday we brought you news of Ricoh's new i700 digital camera with a touch sensitive 3.5" LCD panel and a FAX & Internet ready operating system (web browsing, email & HTML markup), there's a PCMCIA slot to take either a modem or ethernet card. On Monday Ricoh will announce this camera worldwide, Ricoh Japan have already put up their information page and some sample images.
Ricoh RDC i700 Specifications
|Imager||1/1.8" 3.34 megapixels (3.24 effective)|
ISO 150, 200, 400 (selectable)
2048 x 1536
JPEG (3 compression levels)
|Movie clips||320 x 240 Motion JPEG (AVI)|
|Lens||3x optical (35 - 105 mm as 35 mm equiv.)
F2.6 - F3.4
10 pieces in 7 groups
|Digital Zoom||1.3x, 1.6x, 3.2x (only at 640 x 480)|
|Focus distance||Normal: 24 cm - Infinity
Macro: 1 cm - 24 cm
|Focus modes||Auto Focus
|Shutter speed||8, 4, 2 and 1 - 1/1000 secs (mechanical
1/15 - 1/10000 sec (electronic shutter - animation only)
|Metering||Center Weight Average|
|Exposure compen.||+/-2.0 EV in 0.5 EV|
|White Balance||Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent|
|Self timer||10 seconds|
|Time lapse||Intervals of anything between 30 seconds and 3 hours|
Auto, Anti-red eye, Forced Flash, No Flash, Slow Sync
3.5" / 200,000 pixels touch panel (supplied scribe)
|Media||CompactFlash Type II
Built-in RAM (6 MB)
PCMCIA Type II card
AV (inc. audio) output
|Expansion||Modem, Telephone, Mobile card, LAN, ISDN via PCMCIA slot|
|Optional accs.||Batteries (DB-30 Lithium Ion), AC-Adapter (AC-3), InfraRed Remote Control (DR-3), Battery Charger (BJ-1), Compact Flash cards|
|Power||Lithium Ion (DB-30)|
|Dimensions||157 x 93 x 33 mm (6.1 x 3.7 x 0.7 ")|
|Weight (inc batt.)||450 g (1 lb)|
Ricoh RDC-i700 Built-in Software Specifications
|POP3 / SMTP with support for MIME
Internal Address book supports up to 50 names
|Web Browser||NetFront 2.5, HTML 3.2 & SSL|
|HTML markup||HTML file generation based on templates, slide show|
|HTML upload||FTP protocol|
|Direct Image||Proprietary protocol|
|FAX||Class 1 & 2|
|Image Editting||Resize, Hand-written sketch / memo, text memo, trimming, rotation, voice annotation|
|On-screen keyboard||English QWERTY or Japanese Kana-Kanji|
Currently supported PCMCIA communications cards:
(from Japanese pages, other cards may be supported
for other regions)
- NTT DoCoMo Mobile DP2896P2 / Mobile Card Triplex (phone card)
- Au (IDO/DDI cellular) C081NDS (phone card)
- NTT DoCoMo Paldio611S / Mobile Card P-in / DC-6S (phone connector card)
- DDI-P SII MC JP200/210TD (phone connector card)
- 3Com 3CXM756 JP (modem card)
- TDK DF5660ES (modem card)
- IO Data PCINSII-128 (ISDN card)
- TDK LAK-CD021BX / LAK-CD031 (LAN card)
Ricoh RDC-i700 Sample Images
|Fangorn Forest by cand1d|
|Yosemite Falls with Moonbow by Jonathan Shapiro|
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