Ricoh today announced the R-ex 105
featuring a 38mm-105mm power zoom lens in a two-tone compact camera
power zoom lens of the R-ex 105 helps the user frame their subject however they
A passive-type 5-zone multi-autofocus provides, no-hassle
focusing under virtually any conditions. Due to the Single AF function, the main
subject need not be the object closest to the camera.
telephoto it is possible to get as close as 60 centimeters from the subject, to
capture the fine details.
Scenic vistas and other far-off subjects are
rendered in crisp focus using the infinity mode.
control (Daylight synchro) prevents strong light in the background from throwing
the subject into shadow. If the subject is within flash range, the camera
balances the lighting with a fill-in flash.
(Exposure compensation) adjusts the aperture setting when the subject is out of
flash range to ensure strong background light doesn't create
Auto flash automatically measures available illumination and
activates the flash if necessary.
Flash off (slow shutter) shuts off
the flash to retain the natural charm of low-lit scenes, even at night. The
camera slows the shutter speed to take advantage of available
Soft flash automatically reduces the intensity of the flash
when the subject is very near. This helps prevent an overly bright, "washed out"
Slow Synchro Mode & Red-eye Reduction minimise the
dreaded "red-eye" effect with this mode. The camera fires a gentle light just
before the main flash, giving the subject's eyes a chance to adjust.
message/date imprinting allows one to print a personal message, along with the
day and date, directly onto the film.
Super night mode, this mode
captures both your main subject and background in clear focus. The camera takes
two exposures: one focuses on infinity with the flash off, while the other
focuses on the subject with the flash on.
Mr. Kazunobu Saiki, Ricoh's Marketing Manager says
"By taking the most popular features of a compact zoom and then making the
camera versatile with ease of use, we can attract a lot of attention from the
snap happy picture taker"
Type: 35mm fully
automatic autofocus lens shutter camera with built-in zoom
Lens: 38mm f/4.8-105mm f/12.3 zoom lens. 6 elements,6
Focusing: Passive-type multi-autofocus.
Shutter: Programmed electronic shutter,
Self-timer: Electronic type with LED indicator.
Operating delay approx.10
Viewfinder: Real-image zoom viewfinder with control for
2.5 diopter adjustment by user. Magnification; 0.38-0.97. Field of view; 80% or
Exposure adjustment: Programmed AE with photocell.
Automatic flash for back light subjects up to 6.0m. Exposure coupling range:
Film speed: ISO50-3200. Compatible with
DX code system. Non-DX films are set to ISO100.
loading/Winding/Rewinding: Ricoh auto-load system. Film pre-winds to
the last frame number when the back cover is closed. Mid-roll rewind is
Film counter: Electronic,
Built-in flash: Automatically activates in dim
light and back light. Automatic soft flash for subjects at close range. Modes;
Auto. Red-eye Reduction. Off. On. Slow Synchro.
ISO100 (wide) 0.6m-4.1m. (tele) 0.6m-1.6m. ISO400 (wide) 0.6m-8.2m.
Flash recycle time: About 6
Other features: Single Focus Mode. Infinity Mode. Super
Night Mode. Remote control possible with optional remote control unit.
Date/message imprinting(date version).
Power source: 1 x 3V
lithium battery (CR-123A or equivalent).
Weight: 195g without
To be announced.