Category Archives: Ricoh

Report: Ricoh has no plans for a new mirrorless camera

A recent tweet from Kimio Tanaka indicated that Ricoh has no plans for a 24×36 or 645 mirrorless camera. Mr. Tanaka said that he speaks on behalf of Ricoh and is not expressing his own opinion. Kimio Tanaka is a Japanese photographer who has Ricoh/Pentax insider information and has a good record of reporting relevant […]

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New Ricoh WG-70 waterproof shockproof compact camera leaked online

Ricoh will announce a new WG-70 waterproof shockproof compact camera (replacement for the current WG-60 model). The only improvement from the WG-60 seems to be a new “image cross-processing”. The retail price in Japan is around 35,800 yen including tax. The new camera is expected to be released in mid-March. Source: Nokishita, via PentaxRumors

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Ricoh to announce a new Theta SC2 camera next week

Next week Ricoh will announced a new Theta SC2 camera:

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Ricoh/Pentax has no plans to announce a new camera this fall

Jen Carrigan asked Ricoh/Pentax on Twitter if they will announce a new camera this fall and the answer a clear no:

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Ricoh executives think that in 1-2 years mirrorless users will start switching back to DSLR

Imaging Resource published their interview with Ricoh executives and they made some interesting comments – in 1-2 years mirrorless users will start switching back to DSLR:

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Ricoh Korea and Ricoh Japan issue recalls about wobbly control dial pad on the new Ricoh GR III camera

Both Ricoh Korea and Ricoh Japan have issued notices (recalls?) about wobbly control dial pads on the new Ricoh GR III camera: Ricoh claims that this is normal, but in some cases, the tolerance is not acceptable and the affected serial numbers will be fixed (Google translation): “The basic specification is to set a slight […]

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Ricoh GR III additional coverage

Ricoh GR III additional coverage: Ricoh GR III sensor measurements published at Photons To Photos Ricoh GR III camera official shipping date: March 15th Ricoh GR III hands-on report (see also this post) Ricoh GR III pre-orders in the UK come with a free blue ring cap New Ricoh GR III sample photos (see also this post) Ricoh […]

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