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Capture and share life's epic moments in immersive 360 degree photos & videos with the Ricoh Theta SC. Experience high image quality with high-precision stitching technology that delivers an astonishing 360 degree experience. The slim, lightweight design makes this an ideal 360 degree camera for portability and is easy to handhold without the use of additional accessories, while the dual fish-eye lenses capture all of your surroundings with a simple push of a button. The 1/2.3-inch image sensor gives you approximately 14 megapixel output. The bright F2.0 lens provides exceptional low light shooting capabilities, and the ability to shoot in Manual Mode by setting shutter speeds up to 60 seconds. A number of optional shooting modes are available, including: DR Compensation, Multi-shot noise reduction, and HDR composition. Capture up to 5 minutes of Full HD 360 degree video, which can then be transferred and viewed directly on to your mobile device or uploaded directly to social media sites such as Facebook to share with friends and family. The new and improved intuitive user interface makes capturing, viewing and sharing fully spherical imagery a snap. Create and share little planet images effortlessly with the dedicated Theta+ App or edit, add filters and background music to your 360 degree videos with the Theta+V App. The Ricoh Theta SC is compatible with iOS & Android devices, and comes in a range of stylish colors.
Capture high-resolution, fully spherical images
The Ricoh Theta SC delivers high-resolution, fully spherical images with an approximately 14.0 effective megapixel output, thanks to the combination of the bright, large-aperture F2.0 twin-lens folded optics and a large image sensor. Together they capture beautiful 360-degree images with minimal noise, even when shooting night scenes.
Capture high-resolution, fully spherical videos
Capture up to five minutes of high-resolution, fully spherical video at Full HD quality (1920 x 1080 recorded pixels, 30 frames per second). Effortlessly create flawless videos on a smartphone or tablet computer, without the need of a personal computer. Easily change the image size, shape and composition of videos with simple fingertip operation. Use the dedicated THETA+ Video image-editing application,* to easily edit captured videos. * THETA+ Video application operates on iOS8.0. or later, or Android 4.4 or later. Proper operation is not guaranteed with all mobile devices.
New & improved user interface makes sharing a breeze
The completely redesigned user interface for smartphones and tablets provides intuitive operation, allowing users to easily make adjustments, change settings, upload images and much more. Upload captured spherical images to the theta360.com dedicated website, then share them on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr. It is also possible to submit captured videos to 360-degree channels such as Google Maps, Google+ and YouTube.
360-degree live-view display
When synchronized with a smartphone or tablet, the Live-view display (still images only) on the device's monitor allows you to check the outcome of various setting changes on the screen during shooting. The camera provides a choice of two display modes: Full Screen and Panorama.
Stylish, easy-to-operate body design
The Ricoh Theta SC is equipped with an LED indicator on its front panel for at-a-glance confirmation of the current mode, and a still-image/video switching button on the side panel. Users can operate the camera smoothly, even when it is disconnected from a smartphone or tablet. The built-in memory can store up to 8GB.
The Theta Apps allow for easy shooting and sharing of your spherical images and videos. From the Apps, you can capture still images and videos, employ full command and control over various shooting modes, and share your spherical images and videos directly to social media. Use the THETA+ App to edit 360 degree images and export images for printing. Use Theta+ Video App to trim, add filters and background music to 360 degree videos.
- Image Sensor Size: 1/2.3 (x2)
- Image Sensor Effective Pixels: Approx. 14 megapixels
- Lens Construction: 7 Elements in 6 Groups
- Aperture: F2.0
- Object Distance: Approx. 10cm to infinity (from front of lens)
- Exposure control mode: Program AE, ISO Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual Exposure
- Exposure Compensation: Still image: Manual compensation (-2.0 - +2.0EV, 1/3EV step)
- Still image: ISO 100 to 1600
- Video: ISO 100 to 1600
- Internal memory: Approx. 8GB
- Power source: Lithium-ion battery (built in) - (Charge the battery by connecting it to a PC using the supplied USB cable).
- Battery Life: Approx 260 photos**
** The number of photos that can be taken is a guide based on RICOH's measurement method (wireless on, one photo taken every 30 seconds and transferred to smartphone). The actual number differs according to usage conditions.
- Number of images that can be recorded, time***: Still image: Approx. 1,600 images (L), approx. 9,000 images (M), Video recording time: Max. 5 minutes or Upper limit 4GB of the file size (Automatic shut down if the internal temperature increases.), Video total recording time: Approx. 65 minutes (L), approx. 175 minutes (M)
*** The number of photos and time are guides only. The actual number differs according to the photography conditions.