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Ricoh GXR camera system discontinued in the UK

AP reports that the Ricoh GXR camera system is already discontinued in the UK and is no longer in production (check current availability on Amazon UK): “In an interview with AP at CES, Ricoh Imaging UK managing director Jonathan Martin said GXR sales have been discontinued in the UK and, as far as he knows, […]

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Rumors about a new Ricoh GXR camera surface online

Rumors coming from Asia suggest that Ricoh is working on a new GXR camera. Some of the GXR configurations were marked as discontinued few months ago. As of today (according to B&H), the body only GXR module is no longer available and the GXR + A16 24-85mm f/3.5-5.5 module is listed as discontinued. The only two available GXR […]

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Ricoh GXR camera body and two lens modules listed as discontinued

The Ricoh GXR camera body, GRX + S10 lens kit and GRX + A16 lens kit are all listed as discontinued. The GXR system was announced in November 2009 but since the modules where the sensor is located are interchangeable, it remains to be seen if Ricoh will decide to upgrade the camera body. The Ricoh GXR camera body […]

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Ricoh GXR camera + A12 Leica M-mount unit review

I was always curious to try out the Ricoh GXR system and with the announcement of the A12 Leica M-mount unit, I was able to borrow one and use it with my Leica lenses. Here is my quick review: General First, I have to say that this GXR A12 M-mount setup makes sense only if […]

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New Ricoh GXR body with rotating LCD, Pentax K-mount GXR unit

Soem readers asked me why I did not cover Pentax in my  CES coverage last week. The problem was that Pentax was part of the PMA@CES exhibition that was at a different location and was surprisingly quiet – there were only 3 people at the Pentax booth when I got there. The Ricoh/Pentax news from […]

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Ricoh GXR A12 unit for Leica M mount lens now shipping in the US

The Ricoh GXR A12 unit for Leica M mount lens now shipping in the US. B&H currently has it in stock for $649.

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The new Ricoh 16MP 24-85mm GXR unit will have f/3.5-5.5 aperture

According to Christian Sorega, who initially broke the news about the New Ricoh 16MP 24-85mm GXR unit, the aperture of the new lens will be f/3.5-5.5: “As you can see in the above image it will feature a Sony 16 MP sensor and have a 24-85mm zoom with a f3.5-5.5 aperture and the lens will […]

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New Ricoh 16MP 24-85mm GXR unit in early 2012

Update on yesterday’s post: today Ricoh Japan announced a new GXR unit with 16MP APS-C CMOS sensor and 24-85mm lens. The unit will be available in early 2012. No further details were provided.

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