Category Archives: Ricoh

New Ricoh GR camera price drop

There is a new price drop on the Ricoh GR camera (probably triggered by the recent Nikon Coolpix A fire sale): Ricoh GR bundle with 32GB memory card and GF-1 TTL flash for $566.95 with 4% rewards and free shipping Ricoh GR bundle with 32GB memory card, Ricoh GV-1 external viewfinder for $566.95 with 4% […]

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The latest patents from Fuji, Ricoh and Canon

Fuji filed a patent for a 27mm and 30mm f/2.8 pancake lenses designed for APS-C mirrorless camera that could be a replacement for the Fujifilm XF 27mm f/2.8 lens. Ricoh filed a patent for an adjustable translucent mirror where the amount of reflected and transmitted light can be adjusted (0-50%; 50-100%). Ricoh filed a patent for a […]

Fuji 30mm f:2.8 pancake lens patent
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The latest patents from Ricoh, Olympus, Canon and Fuji

  → Ricoh continues to file lens patents for a camera with a small sensor: 6mm f/1.8 lens designed for a 1.5″ sensor and 16mm f/1.4 lens designed for a 2/3″ sensor.    → Olympus filed a patent for a camera lens module for smart phones (similar to the Sony QX series) → Olympus got a […]

Ricoh 6mm f:1.8 lens patent
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New Ricoh Theta 360 degree camera announced

Ricoh announced a new version of their Theta 360-degree camera. Here are the specifications:

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What else is new?

→ Canon announced EOS C100 Mark II cinema EOS camera with dual pixel CMOS AF (press release): Super 35mm 8.3MP CMOS sensor + EF mount 1920×1080 60/50i, 24/25p, PF30, PF23.98 Built-in dual pixel CMOS AF hardware AVCHD + MP4 recording Dual SDHC/SDXC media card slots HDMI output with timecode & Canon log ISO 320 to […]

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The latest patents from Canon, Panasonic, Tamron and Ricoh

Here is an update on the latest patents since my last post:

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Ricoh announces new WG-30w “adventure” camera with Wi-Fi capability

Just a month after the WG-M1 announcement, Ricoh came out with another “adventure” camera: the WG-30w is available in two colors and costs $276.95. Here are the camera’s main features:

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