Ricoh CX1

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The Ricoh CX1 has been introduced by Ricoh in 2009. This is the first Ricoh camera to use a CMOS sensor. It allows it to operate at four frames/sec and perform hi-speed continuous shooting.

Major Specifications[edit]

  • Type: Digital compact camera
  • Sensor: 1/2.3-inch CMOS (total pixels: approx. 10.29 million pixels).
    • Effective pixels: approximately 9.29 million pixels.
    • Light sensitivity: up to ISO 1600
  • Lens: 7.1x zoom f=4.95-35.4 mm (like 28-200mm for 35mm film)
    • Macro: 1 cm
    • Lens Construction: 10 elements in 7 groups (aspheric lens: 4 elements and 5 surfaces)
    • Aperture: F3.3 (Wide) - F5.2 (Telephoto)
  • Shooting aid: Image sensor shift method image stabilizer
  • Shutter Speed: 8, 4, 2, 1 - 1/2000 sec.
  • Interval timer Shooting interval: 5 seconds to 2 hours (no limit to the number of pictures you can take or their resolution)[1]
  • Display: 3.0-inch Transparent LCD (approx. 920,000 dots)
  • Flash: built-in automatic electronic flash
  • Dimensions: 101.5 mm (W) x 58.3 mm (H) x 27.9 mm (D) (excluding projecting parts)
  • Weight: Approx. 180 g (excluding battery, SD memory card, strap), Accessories approx. 23 g (battery, strap)


The Ricoh CX1 received a mainly favourable reception from independent reviewers. said that the CX1 was

"a highly specified, well crafted camera with a host of very clever features that really work. The Ricoh CX1 is however a machine for the more advanced user and offers image quality to match, for those that know what they’re doing."[2]

IT Reviews concluded that:

"Ricoh has managed to pack a lot under the stylish hood of the CX1, including some welcome new features like very high-speed continuous shooting and increased dynamic range, plus multi-targeting AF and WB."[3]


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