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For the safe use of your camera, be sure to read the Safety Precautions thoroughly before use.

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  • Page 1 Operation Manual For the safe use of your camera, be sure to read the Safety Precautions thoroughly before use.
  • Page 2: Using These Manuals

    Using These Manuals The two manuals included are for your Caplio G3. Please read this first: Quick Start guide (printed manual) This booklet is designed to help you enjoy your Caplio G3 right away by providing quick explanations: "Getting Ready to Shoot", "Shooting Images", "Viewing Images", and "Connecting to Your PC."...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Using These Manuals ..........2 Shooting a Still Image with Sound Using This Guide ............2 (Image With Sound) ........... 51 Changing the Exposure (EXPOSURE COMP.)..53 Chapter 1 Using Your Camera Using Natural and Artificial Lighting (WHITE BALANCE)...........
  • Page 4 Connecting the Camera to a Computer ....126 Downloading Pictures to Your Computer....127 Ricoh Service Offices ..........170 For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000/XP ....127 How to Use RICOH Gate La ........128 The RICOH Gate La Window ......128 How to Use the Optional settings ....129...
  • Page 5: Chapter 1 Using Your Camera

    Chapter 1 Using Your Camera Section 1 Getting Started This section explains how to get your camera ready, from taking it out of the package to preparing to shoot.
  • Page 6: Checking That Everything Is Packed

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started Checking that everything is Packed The following items should be included with the camera. Please make sure everything was packed. CD-ROM Caplio G3 The software and the operation manual are included on this CD-ROM. USB Cable AV Cable Warranty Card...
  • Page 7: Names Of Parts

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started Names of Parts It is necessary to know these in order to understand the explanations in this manual. Check the following. TCamera ① Shutter release button Front View ② Power button ③ Mode Dial ④...
  • Page 8: How To Use The Mode Dial

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started How to Use the Mode Dial The Mode Dial is on the top of the camera. The Mode Dial is used to select the desired mode and operation for shooting and playback (still image viewing).
  • Page 9: Inserting The Batteries

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started Inserting the Batteries The following batteries can be used in the camera. Please choose which kind to use according to your needs. Battery Type Feature AA Alkaline Batteries You can obtain them anywhere, so they are convenient for travel. (LR6) (included) However, in a low-temperature environment the number of shots you can take will decrease.
  • Page 10: Using The Rechargeable Battery

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started Using the Rechargeable Battery The DB-43 or DB-40 rechargeable battery (sold separately) is convenient for extended use because it can be use over and over again. Inserting the rechargeable Removing the rechargeable battery battery Make sure the camera power is off.
  • Page 11: Using The Ac Adaptor

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started Using the AC Adaptor When shooting or viewing still images for a long time, or when connecting to your computer, use of the AC Adaptor (sold separately) is recommended. Battery for use with the AC Adaptor AC Adaptor Setting up the AC adaptor...
  • Page 12: Removing The Ac Adaptor

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started Removing the AC adaptor Make sure the camera's power is off. Unplug the power plug from the outlet. Slide the battery/card cover to open. The cover slides two steps. Slide the cover two steps to open. Remove the battery.
  • Page 13: Turning The Power On/off

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started Turning the Power On/Off The camera is switched between On and Off as follows. To turn the camera On To turn the camera Off Press the power button Press the power button The flash lamp and auto-focus lamp will flash altermately for several seconds.
  • Page 14: Setting The Date And Time

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started Setting the Date and Time You can take still images with the time or date stamped onto the picture. Immediately after purchasing the camera, the date and time settings will not be correct, so be sure to set the date and time before using this feature.
  • Page 15: Inserting The Sd Memory Card

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started Inserting the SD Memory Card You can record the still images and movies you have taken on SD Memory Cards (available in stores) or in the camera’s internal memory. Write-protecting your images If you move the card's write-protection switch to LOCK, your still images cannot be accidentally erased, and the memory card cannot be formatted.
  • Page 16: Removing The Sd Memory Card

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started Removing the SD Memory Card Make sure the camera's power is off. Slide the battery/card cover to open. The cover slides two steps. Slide the cover one step for card insertion or extraction. Press the card gently and release it.
  • Page 17: How To Use The Lcd Monitor

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started How to Use the LCD Monitor The LCD Monitor can be used to view the subject when you are shooting an image, as well as for playing back movies and still images. Symbols and numbers indicating the camera's status and settings are displayed on the screen of the LCD Monitor.
  • Page 18 Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started Still Image Mode Movie Mode Voice Memo Mode Symbol Display Contents Refer to (No Display) Focus set value. p.64 ③ FOCUS AF(Auto-Focus) MF(Manual Focus) Snapshot (Infinite Telephoto) Recording to internal memory. p.15 ④ Recording Destination Recording to an SD Memory Card.
  • Page 19 Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started Still Image Mode Movie Mode Voice Memo Mode Symbol Display Contents Refer to (Value) Number of photos that can be taken with — ⑨ Remaining Number of the current settings. Still Images (Setting Value) Image Size setting.
  • Page 20: The Screen During Playback

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started The Screen During Playback Still Image Mode Movie Mode Voice Memo Mode Symbol Display Contents Refer to DPOF specified. p.102 ① PRINT Protected status. p.97 ② PROTECT Indicates playback from internal memory. p.84 ③...
  • Page 21: Switching The Screen Display

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started Switching the Screen Display If you press E, you can change the screen display mode, such as switching between display/ no display of symbols, etc. TWhen Shooting Grid Guide Synchro-Monitor Display Symbols Display No Display Mode Ebutton...
  • Page 22: Button Functions

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started Button Functions The following table summarizes the functions of the camera's buttons. Power Button, see p.13. Mode Dial, see p.8. Shutter Button, see p.30. Button Shooting Mode Playback Mode Menu display D (Delete)/ If you press the button in If you press the button T (Self-timer) Button...
  • Page 23: Screens

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started Screens Default values set when you purchased your camera are surrounded by brackets in the selection options. TShooting Menu (Shooting Mode) In Shooting Mode, display by pressing the button. Setting Option Refer to EXPOSURE COMP.
  • Page 24 Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started TShooting Menu (Movie Mode) In Movie Mode, display by pressing the button. Setting Option Refer to MOVIE SIZE [320] / 160 p.42 WHITE BALANCE p.55 (Daylight)/ (Overcast)/ (Tungsten light)/ (Fluorescent light)/ (One Push) FOCUS [AF]/MF/SNAP/ p.64...
  • Page 25 Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started TShooting Menu (Text Mode) In Text Mode, display by pressing the M button. Setting Option Refer to DENSITY DEEP/[NORMAL]/LIGHT p.78 SIZE 2048/[1280] p.60 IMAGE WITH SOUND ON/[OFF] p.51 DATE IMPRINT [OFF]/DATE/TIME p.75 TPlayback Menu In Playback Mode, display by pressing the button.
  • Page 26 Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started TScene Selection Screen (Scene Mode) In Scene Mode, the screen is displayed when you select a scene. Symbol Setting Content Refer to PORTRAIT p.36 SPORTS p.36 LANDSCAPE p.36 NIGHTSCAPE p.36 TEXT MODE p.36 HIGH SENSITIVITY p.36 TSetup Screen (Setup Mode)
  • Page 27: The Basics Of The Shooting Menu/playback Menu

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started The Basics of the Shooting Menu/Playback Menu Operation To display the menu: Turn the Mode Dial to 5 (Shooting Mode) or 6 (Playback Mode). Press the M button. The menu appears. On the menu screen, you can move between screens by !"...
  • Page 28: The Basics Of The Setup Screen

    Chapter 1 / Section 1 Getting Started The Basics of the Setup Screen Operation To display the Setup Screen: Turn the Mode Dial to 1 (Setup Mode). The Setup Screen is displayed. To select an item: Press the !" buttons to select the desired item. To select a setting value: Press the #$ buttons to select the desired item.
  • Page 29: Section 2 Basic Shooting

    Section 2 Basic Shooting The basics of shooting are explained here, from how to hold your camera to how to shoot still images and movies.
  • Page 30: How To Hold The Camera

    Chapter 1 / Section 2 Basic Shooting How to Hold the Camera If the camera moves when you press the shutter button, your still images might not come out clearly (due camera shake). Hold the camera as below for best results. Hold the camera with both hands and lightly Put your finger on the shutter button.
  • Page 31: How To Focus

    Chapter 1 / Section 2 Basic Shooting How to Focus The area displayed on the LCD Monitor is shot as a still image or a movie. When adjusting focus, press the shutter button halfway (half-press). To adjust focus, follow the steps below. If the camera cannot automatically focus, the Point the lens toward the subject you want to crosshairs in the center of the LCD monitor turn red...
  • Page 32 Chapter 1 / Section 2 Basic Shooting If the subject is not centered on your composition, see p.35. • There is another shooting method, which is to fully press the shutter once, without using the half-press method. Full-press shooting is good for capturing the moment. However, you cannot check that your shot is in focus while shooting.
  • Page 33: Shooting Still Images

    Chapter 1 / Section 2 Basic Shooting Shooting Still Images Use the Shooting Mode to take your still images. There are two methods of using the shutter button, pressing the shutter in two stages (half-press) and pressing it all the way down at once (full-press). When you use half-press, you can confirm that your shot is in focus on the LCD Monitor.
  • Page 34: Capture The Moment Shooting (full-press)

    Chapter 1 / Section 2 Basic Shooting Put the subject of your photo right in the Capture the Moment Shooting center and press the shutter button all the (Full-press) way. Buttons used here After the camera focuses automatically, the still image is taken and recorded.
  • Page 35: When The Subject Is Not Centered On Your Composition (focus Lock)

    Chapter 1 / Section 2 Basic Shooting When the Subject is not Centered on Your Composition (Focus Lock) When the subject of your composition is not centered, you can compose your picture after setting the focus and then shoot. This method is called "Focus-Lock." With the shutter half-pressed, compose your Buttons used here shot.
  • Page 36: Shooting With Scenery-matching

    Chapter 1 / Section 2 Basic Shooting Shooting with Scenery-Matching If you use the Scene Mode, you can select from among six types of shooting modes and shoot automatically with optimal settings for the scene. You can select a mode from the following six types, in Scene Mode. PORTRAIT NIGHTSCAPE This is best for taking pictures of people.
  • Page 37 Chapter 1 / Section 2 Basic Shooting To select a Scene Mode, follow the steps below. Press the !" buttons to select the mode you want to use. Buttons used here Press the O button. The camera switches to the Scene Mode shooting screen and the symbol of the Mode you selected is displayed in the top of the screen.
  • Page 38: Combination Of Scene Mode And Function

    Chapter 1 / Section 2 Basic Shooting Combination of Scene Mode and Function Depending on the Scene Mode, the way functions work may differ from when in normal shooting mode. Refer to the table below. Mode Name Flash Macro Shooting PORTRAIT Initial setting: Flash Off Disabled...
  • Page 39: Shooting With Multi-shot

    Chapter 1 / Section 2 Basic Shooting Shooting with Multi-Shot If you switch to Multi-Shot, you can shoot consecutive images. This is convenient when you want to capture the moment. There are three ways to shoot Multi-Shots, "CONT", "SCONT" and "MCONT". CONT (Multi-Shot) SCONT (S Multi-Shot) As long as you hold the shutter button down, pictures...
  • Page 40: Making Multi-shot Settings (cont. Mode)

    Chapter 1 / Section 2 Basic Shooting Press the !" buttons to select [CONT], Making Multi-Shot Settings [SCONT], or [MCONT]. (CONT. MODE) To make Multi-Shot settings, follow the steps below. Buttons used here Press the O button. Press the M button. The Shooting Menu closes and the symbol is displayed above the screen.
  • Page 41: Shooting With Multi-shot

    Chapter 1 / Section 2 Basic Shooting Shooting with Multi-Shot Shooting with M Multi-Shot Buttons used here Buttons used here Operation continued from the previous page: Operation continued from the previous page: Compose your picture, then press and hold Compose your picture, then press and hold the shutter button.
  • Page 42: Shooting Movies

    Chapter 1 / Section 2 Basic Shooting Shooting Movies You can shoot movies in movie mode. You can select the image size, either 320 × 240, or 160 × 120 pixels. The maximum shooting time of each is 30 seconds (320 × 240) and 120 seconds (160 × 120). Each movie you shoot is recorded as one AVI file.
  • Page 43: Shooting With The Zoom

    Chapter 1 / Section 2 Basic Shooting Shooting with the Zoom If you use the z (Telephoto):T/ Z (Wide-angle):W buttons, you can alter the size of the subject in your photo without having to change your distance from the subject. (Equivalent to a 35mm camera's 35 to 105mm zoom.) By pressing the z (Telephoto) button, the To shoot with the zoom, follow the steps below.
  • Page 44: Shooting With The Digital Zoom

    Chapter 1 / Section 2 Basic Shooting Shooting with the Digital Zoom The Digital Zoom function enlarges images by processing them. When you use the digital zoom, pressing the z (Telephoto) button enlarges the subject even more than the specified enlargement ratio (optical zoom).
  • Page 45: Shooting Close-ups (macro Photo)

    Chapter 1 / Section 2 Basic Shooting Shooting Close-ups (Macro Photo) If you use the N (Macro) button, you can get up close with the lens and take a photo (Macro Photo). This is good for shooting flowers, insects and other small subjects, because you can get a close-up of one centimeter (1/2 inch) from your subject.
  • Page 46: Recording Voice Memo

    Chapter 1 / Section 2 Basic Shooting Recording Voice Memo You can record sound with the Caplio G3. Recorded sound is stored as a WAV file. About where to record When an SD Memory Card is not inserted, the camera records sounds in the internal memory; when an SD Memory Card is inserted, it records sounds on the SD Memory Card.
  • Page 47: Section 3 Using Special Features For Improved Photography

    Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography This section describes how to change the various shooting-related settings.
  • Page 48: Using The Flash

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Using the Flash If you press the F (Flash) button, you can switch into Flash Mode (Flash, Flash Off, and other settings). Switch settings according to time, conditions and your preference, and shoot your pictures. The light of the flash can reach the following distances: in wide-angle, about 0.15 to 2.5 m, in telephoto, approximately 0.2 to 4.5 m.
  • Page 49 Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Slow Synchronized When you shoot pictures in dark places and want to capture background as well, use this mode, which slows shutter speed and sets the flash to Flash Off. Red-Eye If you shoot with the F (flash) in a dark place, people's eyes will appear red.
  • Page 50: Using The Self-timer

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Using the Self-Timer You can set the Self-timer to shoot after either two or ten seconds. If the person who takes the photo wants to be in the still image as well, it is convenient to use a setting of ten seconds; a setting of two seconds is useful for preventing camera shake.
  • Page 51: Shooting A Still Image With Sound (image With Sound)

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Shooting a Still Image with Sound (Image With Sound) You can shoot a still image with a voice memo. After the still image is stored, voice recording starts automatically and can continue for up to eight seconds. This function is useful for adding comments on the status or contents of subject.
  • Page 52 Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Press the shutter release button for shooting. After shooting, the voice mark appears on the screen to indicate the recording status. Press the shutter release button to stop recording. •...
  • Page 53: Changing The Exposure (exposure Comp.)

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Changing the Exposure (EXPOSURE COMP.) The exposure setting allows you to select brightness levels for your shots. Normally, if your subject is centered, backlight compensation is automatically activated, and you can shoot with correct exposure.
  • Page 54 Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography To make changes to exposure settings, follow the Press the !" buttons and specify a value. steps below. Moving it to the - (minus) side makes darker. Moving it to the + (plus) side makes it brighter.
  • Page 55: Using Natural And Artificial Lighting (white Balance)

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Using Natural and Artificial Lighting (WHITE BALANCE) With a normal camera, a white subject may not be reproduced as white depending on lighting around the subject. Digital cameras have a function called White Balance, which automatically adjusts white balance so white subjects are reproduced as white.
  • Page 56 Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Press the O button. T T T T If you select White Balance settings are complete. Buttons used here Press the M button. The Shooting Menu closes and the setting value is displayed on the upper left of the screen.
  • Page 57 Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography T T T T If you select (One Push) Point the camera at a piece of paper or something white under the lighting conditions for your picture. Buttons used here Press the $ button.
  • Page 58: Shooting Consecutively With Different White Balance (white Balance Bracket)

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Shooting Consecutively with Different White Balance (WHITE BALANCE BRACKET) Three images are automatically recorded. The first image is reddish, the second one is equal to the current setting, and the third one is bluish. To shoot with White Balance Bracket, follow the Select [Auto Bracket] and press the O steps below.
  • Page 59 Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Press the shutter button. Three images (reddish, bluish, and equal to the current white balance) are automatically recorded. The three still images displayed on the LCD monitor immediately after shooting are reddish, equal to the current setting, and bluish from left.
  • Page 60: Choosing Picture Quality Mode/image Size (pic Quality/size)

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Choosing Picture Quality Mode/Image Size (PIC QUALITY/SIZE) The size of stored still image and movie files depends on picture quality and size settings. About Picture Quality Mode About Image Size When still images and movies are saved as Image size relates to how large the image is.
  • Page 61: Changing Picture Quality Mode/image Size Of A Still Image

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Select [PIC QUALITY/SIZE] and then press Changing Picture Quality Mode/ the O button. Image Size of a Still Image Combining Picture Quality Mode and Image Size. Size 2048×1536 1280×960 640×480 F (Fine) F2048 F1280...
  • Page 62: Changing The Image Size For Shooting In Text Mode

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Press the M button. Changing the Image Size for The Shooting menu appears. Shooting in TEXT Mode Choose [Size] and press the O button. In TEXT Mode, you cannot set Image Quality Mode.
  • Page 63: Changing The Image Size Of A Movie

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Select [MOVIE SIZE] and then press the O Changing the Image Size of a button. Movie Image Quality Mode settings cannot be made for movies. Two Image sizes are available: 320 × 240, and 160 ×...
  • Page 64: Manual Focus Shooting (focus)

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Manual Focus Shooting (FOCUS) When Auto-Focus does not focus as desired, you can focus manually (Manual Focus). You can also shoot with a fixed shooting distance. When using a fixed shooting distance, it can be set to either Snapshot or Infinity ( ).
  • Page 65: Shooting At A Fixed Distance

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Press the !" buttons to select [SNAP] or Shooting at a Fixed Distance [ ] (Infinity). To shoot with the shooting distance fixed, follow the steps below. Buttons used here Press the O button.
  • Page 66: Changing The Light Metering (photometry)

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Changing the Light Metering (PHOTOMETRY) You can change the metering method (the range to use for metering) to determine the exposure value. There are three Light Metering Methods available: MULTI, CENTRE, and SPOT. MULTI (No Symbol) To select light metering method, follow the steps The entire shooting range is divided into 256 partitions,...
  • Page 67 Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Press the O button. Select [PHOTOMETRY] and then press the O button. Light Metering Method setting is complete. Press the M button. The Shooting Menu closes and the specified value is displayed on the left side of the screen.
  • Page 68: Sensitivity Settings (iso Setting)

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Sensitivity Settings (ISO SETTING) You can shoot set the sensitivity (ISO SETTING) of your camera according to your preferences. To fix the shooting sensitivity, select from among the following four settings: ISO125, ISO200, ISO400, and ISO800 To set sensitivity, follow the steps below.
  • Page 69: Changing The Edge Quality Of Still Images (sharpness)

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Changing the Edge Quality of Still Images (SHARPNESS) You can change the definition of your still images to either sharp or soft. Select [SHARPNESS] and then press the At purchase, your camera is set to Normal. O button.
  • Page 70: Shooting Consecutively With Different Exposures (auto Bracket)

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Shooting Consecutively with Different Exposures (AUTO BRACKET) The Auto Bracketing function automatically shoots three consecutive shots, with the specified exposure value as standard, at three exposure levels, at -0.5EV, +/-0, and +0.5EV. •...
  • Page 71 Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Press the shutter button. Three consecutive shots are taken, with the specified Exposure Compensation value as the standard, at -0.5EV, +/-0, and +0.5EV. After shooting, the three shots are displayed on the LCD Monitor.
  • Page 72: Setting The Exposure Time (time Exposure)

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Setting the Exposure Time (TIME EXPOSURE) If you set the camera to TIME EXPOSURE, when you shoot, the shutter stays open for the time specified. By setting an exposure time, you can capture the track of moving subjects such as fireworks and car lights, when you shoot a night scene.
  • Page 73: Shooting Pictures Automatically At Set Intervals (interval)

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Shooting Pictures Automatically at Set Intervals (INTERVAL) You can set the camera to automatically take pictures at fixed intervals. The interval between shots You can set the shooting interval to 30 seconds to 3 hours in increments of 30 seconds. For Interval Shooting, follow the steps below.
  • Page 74 Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Press the M button. Press the shutter button. A picture is taken every time the fixed interval The Shooting Menu closes and "Interval" is displayed elapses. on the upper part of the screen. To stop shooting, press the O button.
  • Page 75: Inserting The Date Into A Still Image (date Imprint)

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Inserting the Date into a Still Image (DATE IMPRINT) You can stamp the date on the bottom right of your still images. You can choose to display the date in one of two formats, Date (Y/M/D) or Date and Time (Y/M/D/H:M).
  • Page 76: Returning The Shooting Menu Settings To Their Defaults (restore Defaults)

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Returning the Shooting Menu Settings to their Defaults (RESTORE DEFAULTS) You can restore the Shooting Menu defaults, returing the settings to what they were at the time of purchase. To restore the Shooting Menu to its initial Press the #$ buttons to switch between settings, follow the steps below.
  • Page 77: Displaying The Grid Guide On The Lcd Monitor

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Displaying the Grid Guide on the LCD Monitor When you want to shoot an image evenly in the vertical or horizontal direction, it is convenient to display the Grid Guide (calibration scale) and make your composition. The Grid Guide is made of lines that divide the LCD Monitor screen into thirds both vertically and horizontally.
  • Page 78: Changing Shading For Shooting Text (density)

    Chapter 1 / Section 3 Using Special Features for Improved Photography Changing Shading for Shooting Text (DENSITY) When you are shooting text, you can change the DENSITY settings. You can select from DEEP, NORMAL and LIGHT. For information on how to shoot text, see p.36. To make changes to the DENSITY, follow the Press the M button.
  • Page 79: Section 4 Playing Back Still Images, Movies, And Sounds

    Section 4 Playing Back Still Images, Movies, and Sounds You can display still images or movies on the LCD Monitor, or hear a recorded sound from the speaker, and check them. This chapter explains how to display a still image or movie or to play back sound.
  • Page 80: Viewing The Photo You Just Took

    Chapter 1 / Section 4 Playing Back Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Viewing the Photo You Just Took Right after shooting a still image, if you want to see it immediately, you can display the shot in Shooting Mode. This function is called Quick Review. For movies, the first frame appears as a still image.
  • Page 81: Displaying An Enlarged View Of The Still Image Displayed

    Chapter 1 / Section 4 Playing Back Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Press the 8 (Enlarged View) button. Displaying an Enlarged View of The still image is enlarged. One part of the still image the Still Image Displayed is displayed on the LCD Monitor. The enlargement ratio changes each time you press The still image you displayed with the Q (Quick button.
  • Page 82: Deleting The Displayed Still Image Or Movie

    Chapter 1 / Section 4 Playing Back Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Deleting the Displayed Still While using the Quick Review function, press the D (Delete) button. Image or Movie Press the $ button to select [DELETE]. The movie or still image you displayed using the Q (Quick Review) button can be deleted by pressing the D (DELETE) button.
  • Page 83: Viewing A Still Image Or Movie

    Chapter 1 / Section 4 Playing Back Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Viewing a Still Image or Movie When you take a still image or movie, it is immediately stored in internal memory or on an SD Memory Card. Still images and movies in internal memory or on an SD Memory Card can be displayed on the LCD Monitor.
  • Page 84: Viewing Still Images Recorded On Internal Memory84

    Chapter 1 / Section 4 Playing Back Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Viewing Still Images Recorded on Internal Memory To view still images recorded on internal memory, follow the steps below. Buttons used here If an SD Memory Card is loaded, turn off the power, remove the SD Memory Card and turn the power back on.
  • Page 85: Viewing Movies

    Chapter 1 / Section 4 Playing Back Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Press the shutter button. Viewing Movies Playback begins. The elapsed playback indicator or the elapsed time is displayed on the LCD Monitor. To view movies, follow the steps below. Buttons used here Press the z (telephoto) button Fast Forward...
  • Page 86: Playing Back Sound

    Chapter 1 / Section 4 Playing Back Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Playing Back Sound You can play back sound recorded in Voice Memo Mode or recorded with a still image. Playing Back Sound Press the #$ buttons to select a sound file for playback (speaker icon).
  • Page 87: Playing Back Sound Recorded With A Still Image

    Chapter 1 / Section 4 Playing Back Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Playing Back Sound Attached to Adjusting the Volume a Still Image To adjust the volume, follow the steps below. To play back sound attached to a still image, follow the steps below.
  • Page 88: Viewing At A Glance

    Chapter 1 / Section 4 Playing Back Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Viewing at a Glance The LCD Monitor screen is split into six thumbnail images, allowing you to view your still images or movies at one glance (Thumbnail Display). If you select a still image or movie you want to see from Thumbnail Display Mode, you can view it normally with just the one shot displayed.
  • Page 89: Enlarged Viewing

    Chapter 1 / Section 4 Playing Back Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Enlarged Viewing When you are displaying a still image, if you press the 8 (Enlarged View) button, you can display the still image up to 3.4 times larger. To view still images in Enlarged Display Mode, Display the still image you want to enlarge.
  • Page 90: Viewing An S Multi-shot Or M Multi-shot Still Image In Enlarged Display Mode

    Chapter 1 / Section 4 Playing Back Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Viewing an S Multi-Shot or M Multi-Shot Still Image in Enlarged Display Mode When S Multi-Shot or M Multi-Shot still images (16 images in a file) are displayed, one (shot) of the 16 images can be displayed in Enlarged Display Mode.
  • Page 91: Showing Photos In Order Automatically (slide Show)

    Chapter 1 / Section 4 Playing Back Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Showing Photos in Order Automatically (SLIDE SHOW) You can show still images or movies recorded in internal memory or on an SD Memory Card sequentially on the LCD Monitor. This function is called a slide show. To view a slide show, follow the steps below.
  • Page 92: Viewing On A Television

    Chapter 1 / Section 4 Playing Back Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Viewing on a Television You can also view the still images and movies you have taken on a TV screen. The camera displays everything on the TV screen just as on its LCD Monitor. To use your television for viewing, connect your camera to the television with the AV cable that came with your camera.
  • Page 93: Section 5 Deleting Still Images, Movies, And Sound

    Section 5 Deleting Still Images, Movies, and Sound One of the big advantages of digital cameras is that you can delete unwanted still images, movies, and sounds on the spot. This section explains deleting still images, movies, and sounds you have taken.
  • Page 94: Deleting Unwanted Still Images/movies/sounds

    Chapter 1 / Section 5 Deleting Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Deleting Unwanted Still Images/Movies/Sounds You can easily delete still images, movies, and sounds that have not come out right. The following are the three ways to delete photos: • One shot at a time •...
  • Page 95: Deleting All Frames At Once

    Chapter 1 / Section 5 Deleting Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Press the D (Delete) button. Deleting All Frames at Once Press the $ button to select [DELETE ALL] To delete all still images, movies, or sounds and press the O button. follow the steps below.
  • Page 96: Deleting Multiple Frames At Once

    Chapter 1 / Section 5 Deleting Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Press the!"#$ buttons to select the still Deleting Multiple Frames at Once images, movies, or sounds you want to delete. To delete selected still images, movies, or sounds all at once, follow the steps below. Press the D (Delete) button.
  • Page 97: Write-protecting Your Images (protect)

    Chapter 1 / Section 5 Deleting Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Write-protecting Your Images (PROTECT) You can protect still images from being accidentally deleted. There are 3 methods of making Protect settings: • One shot at a time • All frames at once •...
  • Page 98 Chapter 1 / Section 5 Deleting Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Press the O button. When set to Protect, the Protect symbol appears in the upper left of the screen. The procedure for releasing protection from one file at a time is the same as that for setting protection. •...
  • Page 99: Protecting All Still Images

    Chapter 1 / Section 5 Deleting Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Press the $ button to select [ALL FILES]. Protecting All Still Images To protect all your still images, movies, or sounds, follow the steps below. Buttons used here Confirm you are choosing [SELECT] and then press O.
  • Page 100: Protecting Multiple Still Images, Movies, Or Sounds At Once

    Chapter 1 / Section 5 Deleting Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Press the " button to select [PROTECT] Protecting Multiple Still Images, and then press the O button. Movies, or Sounds at Once The Protect symbol appears in the upper left of the first still image, movie, or sound.
  • Page 101: Copying The Contents Of Internal Memory To A Memory Card (copy To Card)

    Chapter 1 / Section 5 Deleting Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Copying the Contents of Internal Memory to a Memory Card (COPY TO CARD) You can copy all the movie, still image, and sound data stored in internal memory onto an SD Memory Card at once.
  • Page 102: Using A Printing Service (print)

    Chapter 1 / Section 5 Deleting Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Using a Printing Service (PRINT) The still images recorded on SD Memory Card can be printed out if you take them to a shop that offers a digital camera print service. To use a print service, it is necessary to make settings required for printing.
  • Page 103: Setting Dpof For All Still Images

    Chapter 1 / Section 5 Deleting Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Press the $ button to select [ALL FILES]. Setting DPOF for All Still Images To apply DPOF settings to all your still images, follow the steps below. Buttons used here Confirm you are choosing [SELECT] and then press O.
  • Page 104: Setting Dpof For Multiple Still Images

    Chapter 1 / Section 5 Deleting Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Press the M button. Setting DPOF for Multiple Still The Playback menu appears. Images Press the " button to select [PRINT] and To make the DPOF setting for selected still then press the O button.
  • Page 105: Changing The Image Size (resize)

    Chapter 1 / Section 5 Deleting Still Images, Movies, and Sounds Changing the Image Size (Resize) You can change the size of a shot still image to create a file of a different image size. The selectable image sizes are 640 x 480 and 1280 x 960. To change the image size, follow the steps Press the $ button to select [1280] or [640].
  • Page 106: Section 6 Changing Camera Settings

    Section 6 Changing Camera Settings This section explains how to make changes to the camera's settings. In this section, still images and movies will both be referred to as "images".
  • Page 107: Getting The Sd Memory Card Ready For Use (card Format)

    Chapter 1 / Section 6 Changing Camera Settings Getting the SD Memory Card Ready for Use (CARD FORMAT) If an error message "This card cannot be used." is displayed, or if you have formatted a card with a computer or some other device, it will be necessary to format the SD Memory Card prior to use. If you format a card that still has images stored on it, these will be lost.
  • Page 108: Formatting Internal Memory (in Format)

    Formatting the internal memory clears all the images recorded in the memory. If you have images that you do not want to clear from the memory, please contact the Ricoh Service offices prior to formatting the internal memory.
  • Page 109: Changing Auto Power-off Settings (auto Power Off)

    Chapter 1 / Section 6 Changing Camera Settings Changing Auto Power-Off Settings (AUTO POWER OFF) If you do not operate the camera for the set period of time, it will shut off automatically (Auto Power- off) to conserve battery power. At the time of purchase, Auto Power-Off is set to one minute, but you can change this setting.
  • Page 110: Beep At Recording (beep Sound)

    Chapter 1 / Section 6 Changing Camera Settings Beep at Recording (BEEP SOUND) When you shoot an image, it is immediately recorded to internal memory or SD Memory Card. When recording, your camera makes a beep sound to let you know it is recording. You can set the camera so it does not make this sound.
  • Page 111: Changing File Name Settings (sequential

    Chapter 1 / Section 6 Changing Camera Settings Changing File Name Settings (SEQUENTIAL NO.) When you shoot a still image, it is stored on SD Memory Card or in internal memory, with a consecutively-numbered file name automatically assigned. When you are switching SD Memory Cards, you can set your camera to continue consecutive numbering from the previously loaded SD Memory Card.
  • Page 112: Changing Image Confirmation Time (lcd Confirm.)

    Chapter 1 / Section 6 Changing Camera Settings Changing Image Confirmation Time (LCD CONFIRM.) Immediately after pressing the shutter button, the still image taken is displayed for a moment so you can check it. At purchase, Confirmation Time is set to one second, but this can be changed. Press the "...
  • Page 113: Adjusting The Brightness Of The Lcd Monitor (lcd Brightness)

    Chapter 1 / Section 6 Changing Camera Settings Adjusting the Brightness of the LCD Monitor (LCD BRIGHTNESS) You can adjust the brightness of the LCD Monitor. To adjust the brightness of the LCD Monitor, Press the O button. follow the steps below. The LCD Brightness Adjustment bar appears.
  • Page 114: Changing Power-save Mode Settings (power-save)

    Chapter 1 / Section 6 Changing Camera Settings Changing Power-Save Mode Settings (Power-Save) You can reduce the power consumption of the LCD Monitor and extend the life of your batteries. At the time of purchase, Power-Save Mode is set to [OFF]. Press the "...
  • Page 115: Changing The Display Language (language)

    Chapter 1 / Section 6 Changing Camera Settings Changing the Display Language (LANGUAGE) You can change the language displayed on the LCD Monitor. Press the " button to select [LANGUAGE]. Possible Settings JPN (Japanese) ENG (English) (Default) FRE (French) GER (German) CHI (Chinese, simplified characters) To change the display language, follow the steps below.
  • Page 116: Changing The Playback Method For Viewing On Tv (video Out Mode)

    Chapter 1 / Section 6 Changing Camera Settings Changing the Playback Method for Viewing on TV (VIDEO OUT MODE) You can view your still images and movies on a television screen by connecting your camera to a television with the video cable (included). Your camera is set to NTSC video format (used in Japan and other countries) for use with television equipment, etc.
  • Page 117: Chapter 2 Playing Back Images On A Computer (pictures/movies)

    Chapter 2 Playing back Images on a Computer (Pictures/Movies) Section 1 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Windows) This section explains displaying still images and movies you have downloaded to your computer. Please do not connect your camera to the computer before installing the software for downloading.
  • Page 118: Using The Software Provided

    The CD-ROM that comes with your camera contains software for downloading images from the camera to a computer and displaying them on it. The following software is included. Application Name Used For RICOH Gate La for Windows Downloading images WIA driver Downloading images (For Windows XP)
  • Page 119: System Requirements

    Chapter 2 / Section 1 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Windows) System Requirements The following environments are necessary for using the provided software. Please check your computer, or the computer's user manual. System Requirements Specification Compatible computers Computers with Windows98/98SE/Me/2000/XP pre-installed, with a standard USB Port, whose operation is guaranteed by the PC manufacturer Pentium 2 or higher Memory...
  • Page 120: Preparing To Download Images To Your Computer

    Chapter 2 / Section 1 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Windows) Preparing to Download Images to Your Computer This section shows the flow of downloading images to your computer by using the Caplio CD-ROM included with the camera. Insert the included CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive of your computer and the screen shown on the right appears.
  • Page 121: Installation

    Chapter 2 / Section 1 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Windows) Installation For Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000 Click [Next]. After a few moments, the [Choose Destination Location] screen appears. In Windows 2000, only a user with administrative privileges can perform installation. Start your computer.
  • Page 122: Uninstalling The Software (for Windows 98/98se/me/2000)

    Chapter 2 / Section 1 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Windows) Uninstalling the Software (For Select [Caplio Software] and then click [Change/Remove]. Windows 98/98SE/Me/2000) When you want to remove the software, follow the steps below (this operation is called uninstallation).
  • Page 123: For Windows Xp

    Chapter 2 / Section 1 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Windows) For Windows XP Confirm where you want to install and then click [Next]. After a few moments, the [Select Components] screen In Windows XP, only a user with administrative appears.
  • Page 124: Uninstalling The Software (for Windows Xp)

    Chapter 2 / Section 1 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Windows) Uninstalling the Software (For Windows XP) When you want to remove the software, follow the steps below (this operation is called uninstallation). For Windows XP, only a user with administrative privileges can uninstall the software.
  • Page 125: Installing Acrobat Reader

    Chapter 2 / Section 1 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Windows) Installing Acrobat Reader Acrobat Reader is software used to browse the contents of a manual in a PDF file. If you are using Windows, you can install Acrobat Reader in your computer. In Windows XP or 2000, only a user with administrative privileges can install the software.
  • Page 126: Connecting The Camera To A Computer

    Chapter 2 / Section 1 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Windows) Connecting the Camera to a Computer After installing the software on your computer, connect your camera to it. In Windows XP, the first time you connect your Make sure the camera's power is off. camera to the computer using a USB cable, the [Found New Hardware Wizard] screen will Connect the USB cable to the USB port of...
  • Page 127: Downloading Pictures To Your Computer

    • Before closing RICOH Gate La, if you turn ther camera power off, or unplug the USB cable, the RICOH Gate La window is minimized and displayed as an icon on the Windows task bar. If you click the icon, the window will be displayed again.
  • Page 128: How To Use Ricoh Gate La

    Chapter 2 / Section 1 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Windows) How to Use RICOH Gate La When you are in the RICOH Gate La window, you can specify settings for each of the various functions, such as automatically saving when connected, the destination for downloading images (save destination), and so on.
  • Page 129: How To Use The Optional Settings

    Chapter 2 / Section 1 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Windows) How to Use the Optional settings If you select [Option settings] from the menu displayed on a button in the RICOH Gate La window, the [Option settings] dialog box appears.
  • Page 130: How To Use The Background Illustration Settings

    Chapter 2 / Section 1 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Windows) How to Use the Background Illustration Settings 1. [Background illustration pattern] You can select a background for the RICOH Select the pattern you wish to use from the three Gate La window from three types of patterns. available.
  • Page 131: For Downloading Images Directly To Your Computer From An Sd Memory Card

    Chapter 2 / Section 1 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Windows) For Downloading Images Directly to Your Computer from an SD Memory Card Downloading images via USB connection between computer and camera was explained previously, but it is possible to download images from SD Memory Card to computer via a PC Card Slot or Card Reader.
  • Page 132: Section 2 Downloading Images To A Computer

    Section 2 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Macintosh) This section explains displaying still images and movies you have downloaded to your computer. Please do not connect your camera to the computer before installing the software for downloading. • For the rest of this explanation, still images and movies will be referred to together as "images". •...
  • Page 133: Using The Software Provided

    The CD-ROM that comes with your camera contains software for downloading images from the camera to a computer and displaying them on it. The following software is included. Application Name Used For RICOH Gate La for Macintosh Downloading images (for Macintosh) USB driver Connecting your camera to computer...
  • Page 134: System Requirements

    Chapter 2 / Section 2 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Macintosh) System Requirements The following environments are necessary for using the provided software. Please check your computer, or the computer's user manual. System Requirements Specification Operating System Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2/Mac OS X 10.1.2 to 10.2.1 Macintosh A USB port standard-equipped Apple Macintosh Series Internal Memory...
  • Page 135: Preparing To Download Images To Your Computer

    Chapter 2 / Section 2 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Macintosh) Preparing to Download Images to Your Computer This section shows the flow of downloading images to your computer by using the Caplio CD-ROM included with the camera. Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2 Mac OS X 10.1.2 to 10.2.1 Insert the included CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive of your computer and the window or icon...
  • Page 136: Installation

    Click the [Restart] button. icon. Your Macintosh restarts. The Installer starts up and the Start screen appears. Click [Caplio Software]. When you start your Macintosh, RICOH Gate La also starts at the same time. Click the [OK] button. The Installation screen appears.
  • Page 137: For Mac Os X 10.1.2 To 10.2.1

    Chapter 2 / Section 2 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Macintosh) For Mac OS X 10.1.2 to 10.2.1 Click the destination volume you want, then click [Continue]. Turn on your Macintosh. Insert the CD-ROM provided into the CD- ROM drive. Double-click the CD-ROM icon, and then open the Mac OS X folder.
  • Page 138: Uninstalling The Software (for Mac Os 8.6 To 9.2.2)

    To remove (uninstall) the software from your Macintosh, drag and drop the installed file into the Trash. Please remove the following files from their respective folders. File Name Folder Name RICOH Gate La System Folder: Control Panels RICOH Gate La Prefs System Folder: Preferences Caplio Mounter System Folder: Extension Caplio Mounter Prefs System Folder: Preferences...
  • Page 139: Connecting The Camera To A Computer

    Chapter 2 / Section 2 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Macintosh) Connecting the Camera to a Computer After installing the software on your computer, connect your camera to it. Make sure the camera's power is off. Connect the USB cable to the USB port of your computer.
  • Page 140: Downloading Pictures To Your Computer

    Downloading methods differ (as described in the following table) depending on the environment used. Follow the steps in the reference pages to download. For Mac OS 8.6 to 9.2.2 Download using RICOH Gate La. see p.141 For Mac OS X 10.1.2 to 10.2.1 Download using the Mounter.
  • Page 141: For Mac Os 8.6 To 9.2.2

    Drag and drop the file and then copy to the hard disc. • If you want to start RICOH Gate La when the camera is not connected, double-click the [RICOH Gate La] icon in the Control Panel folder, which is inside the System Folder.
  • Page 142: For Mac Os X

    Chapter 2 / Section 2 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Macintosh) For Mac OS X Connect your camera to the computer using the USB cable. Your camera turns on. When an SD Memory Card is not loaded, the [Caplio] icon is displayed and you can view the image files stored in internal memory.
  • Page 143: How To Use Ricoh Gate La

    RICOH Gate La menu bar and window appear on the computer screen. [Background illustration] If you select this, a sub-menu will appear, allowing you to change the background design of the RICOH Gate La window. Sub-menu Figure 4. [Save Button] Click this and the images download from your camera.
  • Page 144: How To Use Optional Settings

    Chapter 2 / Section 2 Downloading Images to a Computer (For Macintosh) How to Use Optional Settings If you select [Optional Settings] from the [RICOH Gate Settings] menu, the [Optional Settings] dialog box appears. Item Description Initial Setting If you check this box, once your camera is connected to Transfer files automatically ①...
  • Page 145: Section 3 Displaying Thumbnail Images

    Section 3 Displaying Thumbnail Images (How to Use DU-10) DU-10 enables you to view downloaded images at a glance–as well as edit, rotate and resave images. This section explains how to use DU-10. • DU-10 can only be used in Windows.
  • Page 146: Starting And Exiting Du-10

    There are two methods of starting DU-10: • Auto Start from RICOH Gate La In the RICOH Gate La option settings, if the Application Software is set to DU-10, and if [After saving, launch Application software] is checked, DU-10 will start automatically after image files have downloaded from your camera with RICOH Gate La.
  • Page 147: Thumbnail Display Description

    Chapter 2 / Section 3 Displaying Thumbnail Images (How to Use DU-10) Thumbnail Display Description Once you start DU-10, images appear as thumbnails. 5. Thumbnail Image 6. File Name 7. Sound Setting Y/N Display 8. Memo Setting Y/N Display 1. Menu Bar You can change the display size and ordering of Memos cannot be added using this software.
  • Page 148: Switching The Ordering Of Images

    Chapter 2 / Section 3 Displaying Thumbnail Images (How to Use DU-10) Switching the Ordering of Images Displayed thumbnail images are ordered according to date (descending order). You can change the ordering method to by file type or by name. You can also choose whether each of the above is ordered according to ascending or descending order.
  • Page 149: Changing The Display Size

    Chapter 2 / Section 3 Displaying Thumbnail Images (How to Use DU-10) Changing the Display Size To change the display size, use either the tool 2. Large bar or [Display size] from the [View] menu. 3. Medium 4. Medium+ memo You can change the display size to one of five sizes available.
  • Page 150: Viewing Images In A Slide Show

    Chapter 2 / Section 3 Displaying Thumbnail Images (How to Use DU-10) Viewing Images in a slide show You can view images sequentially and automatically in either a slide show (selected images only) or auto slide show (all images). The [slide show] dialog box is displayed, so To View a slide show make the necessary settings.
  • Page 151: Using Auto Slide Show

    Chapter 2 / Section 3 Displaying Thumbnail Image (How to Use DU-10) Using Auto slide show How to Use the slide show Dialog Box In Auto slide show, all the images displayed as thumbnails appear in order. You can make slide show display settings in the To start Auto slide show, follow the steps below.
  • Page 152: Viewing Image Information

    Chapter 2 / Section 3 Displaying Thumbnail Images (How to Use DU-10) Viewing Image Information You can display image information, such as the Using the Shortcut Menu date and time a photo was shot, the size of the image, and so on. Right-click on the image in the Thumbnail Display Area.
  • Page 153: Displaying The Viewer Screen

    Chapter 2 / Section 3 Displaying Thumbnail Images (How to Use DU-10) Displaying the Viewer Screen If you use the Viewer screen, images are not displayed as thumbnails, so you can view them at full size. To open the Viewer screen, follow one of the steps below. •...
  • Page 154: Appendices

    Appendices...
  • Page 155: Specifications

    Appendices A. Specifications Camera TGeneral Video Signal Format : NTSC, PAL Power Source Voltage : AA Dry Alkaline Batteries (1.5 V) × 2 : Rechargeable Battery (3.7 V) × 1 : External Part (AC Adaptor); 3.8 V External Dimensions : 123.9mm (W) × 56 mm (H) × 36.4 mm (D) (excluding projecting parts) Weight : Caplio G3;...
  • Page 156 Appendices TImage Data Record/Replay Part Pixels • Still Images : 2048 × 1536, 1280 × 960, 640 × 480 • Text : 2048 × 1536, 1280 × 960 • Movies : 320 × 240, 160 × 120 File Formats • Still Images : Compressed;...
  • Page 157: Optional Accessories

    Appendices B. Optional Accessories The Caplio G3 can be used with the items (sold separately) listed below. Item Model Remarks AC Adaptor AC-4a For when you want to supply power directly from a wall outlet. PC Card Adaptor FM-SD53 For when you want to load an SD Memory Card directly into your computer's PC Card Slot.
  • Page 158: Using Your Camera Abroad

    Appendices D. Using Your Camera Abroad The AC Adaptor (Model AC-4a) • Can be used in regions with a current of 120V, 50Hz/60Hz. • If you are going to travel to a country that uses a different shaped wall outlet/plug, please consult your travel agent on a plug adaptor suitable for wall outlets in your country of destination.
  • Page 159: Care And Storage

    After use at the beach or around chemicals, wipe it off particularly carefully. In the unlikely event that your camera fails to work properly, please consult your Ricoh Repair Center. There are high voltage circuits in this camera. As this is dangerous, do not dismantle this camera under any circumstances.
  • Page 160: Troubleshooting

    Appendices G. Troubleshooting Refer to the symptoms and measures listed below before submiting the camera for repairs. If the problem persists, contact your nearest Ricoh Service Center. „Power Supply Symptom Cause Measure Page The power does not Batteries are not loaded. Or they are Load the batteries correctly.
  • Page 161 Appendices Symptom Cause Measure Page I cannot check shot The image confirmation time is too Lengthen the image confirmation time. p.103 images. short. Images do not The power is not on. Or the LCD Turn the power on. Or adjust the brightness of p.13 appear on the LCD Monitor is dark.
  • Page 162 Appendices „Playback/Deleting Symptom Cause Measure Page It is not set to 6 (Playback). Cannot Playback. Or Turn the Mode Dial to 6 (Playback Mode). p.77 the Playback screen The VIDEO cable was not connected Reconnect it properly. p.83 does not come out. properly.
  • Page 163: Other Problems

    Appendices „Other Problems Symptom Cause Measure Page Cannot load the SD The card is facing the wrong way. Load correctly. p.15 Memory Card. Even when the Batteries are running low. If using alkaline batteries, replace with a new camera's buttons are set.
  • Page 164 3. Click the [+] on the left side of [Port COM/LPT] to open, and click whether or not there is an Unknown Device symbol (!) indicated for [Ricoh Camera Port]. Alternately, check if there is an Unknown Device symbol (!) indicated for [RICOH USB Virtual COM] under [Universal Serial Controller].
  • Page 165 Files downloaded In the RICOH Gate La In the RICOH Gate La Optional Settings, uncheck [Do not save same from the camera Optional Settings, if you images when saving]. were deleted by the insert a check in [Do not computer.
  • Page 166: Error Messages

    CANNOT RECORD The Number of remaining shots is 0. Switch to another card or p.15 internal memory. If the countermeasures above do not remedy the problem, please contact the Ricoh Service Center, or the store where you purchased your camera.
  • Page 167: About The Warranty And Servicing

    In the event of a camera malfunction, contact the dealer from which you purchased the camera or your nearest Ricoh service office. Please note that you will be not be reimbursed for the cost of bringing the camera to the Ricoh service office.
  • Page 168: Information To The User

    (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. RICOH CORPORATION 5 Dedrick Place, West Caldwell NJ, 07006 Tel.: 1-800-225-1899 Note to Users in Canada...
  • Page 169: Telephone Support Numbers In Europe

    Appendices Telephone Support Numbers in Europe (from within the UK) 02073 656 580 (from outside of the UK) +44 2073 656 580 Deutschland (innerhalb Deutschlands) 06331 268 438 (außerhalb Deutschlands) +49 6331 268 438 France (à partir de la France) 0800 91 4897 (en dehors de la France) +33 800 91 4897...
  • Page 170: Ricoh Service Offices

    8 Rodborough Road 250 North 54th Street Frenchs Forrest, N.S.W. 2086 Chandler, AZ 85226 Australia http://www.ricohzone.com/ http://www.ricoh.com.au RICOH EUROPE B.V. (PMMC EUROPE) Oberrather Straße 6 D-40472 Düsseldolf Germany http://www.ricohpmmc.com RICOH UK LTD. (PMMC UK) Ricoh House 1 Plane Tree Crescent...

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