Ricoh Caplio GX100

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Ricoh Caplio GX100
Caplio GX100 IMG 0466.JPG
Type Point-and-shoot
Lens 24 mm f/2.5 to 72 mm f/4.4
Sensor 1/1.75″ CCD (10.3 Megapixels)
Maximum resolution 3648 × 2736
ASA/ISO range 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Storage SD/SDHC card, 26 MB internal memory
Exposure metering 256 multi-point, Spot, Center-weighted
Flash Internal, pop-up type
Shutter speed range 180–1/2000 s
Viewfinder External via hotshoe
Rear LCD monitor 2.5″ TFT LCD, 230,000 pixels
Battery 1× rechargeable D-60 battery or 2× AAA batteries
Dimensions 111.6 (W) × 58.0 (H) × 25.0 (D) mm excluding projections
Weight 250 g (with batteries and strap)

The Ricoh Caplio GX100 is a compact digital camera. It has a wide angle zoom lens equivalent to 24–72 mm (35 mm film camera equivalent) and can take photos in Raw image format, using the Adobe DNG format. This camera was succeeded by the Ricoh Caplio GX 200.


  • 24–72 mm (expressed as 35 mm equivalent) f/2.4–f/4.4 lens
  • 10-megapixel CCD
  • Full manual controls, plus auto and scene modes
  • Optional external view finder clips on to hot shoe
  • Can record in RAW, DNG format
  • Camera shake correction function (CCD shift method)


Imaging device 1/1.75″ CCD with 10.01 million effective pixels (total pixels: 10.3 million)

Lens Focal distance: 5.1 to 15.3 mm (24 to 72 mm converted to 35mm format camera); Aperture (F): F 2.5 to F 4.4 maximum;

Digital zoom 3.0x

Shooting range About 0.3 metres to infinity from lens tip

Macro shooting range About 0.01 m to infinity (wide angle) or 0.04 m to infinity (telephoto) from lens tip

Shutter Still: 180, 120, 60, 30, 15, 8, 4, 2, 1 – 1/2,000 seconds; Video: 1/30 – 1/2,000 seconds

Pixels Still: 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2432, 2736 × 2736, 3264 × 2448, 2592 x 1994, 2048 x 1536, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480 Video: 640 x 480, 320 × 240

Picture-quality modes F (Fine), N (Normal), RAW

ISO sensitivity AUTO, AUTO-HI, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600

Flash Auto, red-eye reduction, force flash, flash synchro, soft flash, flash off, Throw distance: approximately 0.2 to 5 metres (wide angle), 0.15 to 3 metres (telephoto) with ISO set to AUTO

Focus Autofocus multi or spot, manual focus, snap, infinity (AF supplemental light also available)

Exposure adjustment Multi light metering (256 divisions)/ center weighted metering/ spot metering

Exposure compensation Manual correction (+2.0 to −2.0 EV 1/3 EV steps) Auto bracket feature ( ±0.3; ±0.5 EV)

White balance Auto; Fixed: Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light, Manual White balance bracket feature

Recording media SD/SDHC memory card to 4 GB; multimedia card; built-in memory (26 MB)

Recording modes Photo: Still, Continuous, S-Continuous, M-Continuous, Auto, Program shift, Aperture-Priority, Manual exposure; Scene: Text, Sound; Movie

Recording formats Still: Compressed : JPEG (Exif version 2.21); Uncompressed : RAW(DNG) Text: JPEG (Exif version 2.21) Video: AVI (Open DML Motion JPEG format compliant) Audio: WAV (Exif ver. 2.21 μ-law)

LCD monitor 2.5 inch Transparent amorphous slilcon TFT LCD with about 230,000 pixels

A picture taken with a GX100

Self timer Operating time: 10 seconds or 2 seconds

Interval timer Shooting interval: 5 seconds to 3 hours (units of 5 seconds)

PC interface USB 2.0 miniB cable

Audio and Video interface Video OUT

Video signal format NTSC and PAL

Dimensions 111.6 (W) × 58.0 (H) × 25.0 (D) mm excluding projections

Weight About 220 grams not including battery, SD memory card, and strap; Supplied parts: 30 grams (battery and strap)

Power 1 Rechargeable battery (DB-60); AC adapter (AC-4c option); 2 AAA alkaline dry-cell batteries; 2 AAA Oxyride dry-cell batteries; or 2 AAA nickel-hydrogen dry-cell batteries

Shooting capacity CIPA-standard compliant; When DB-60 used: about 340 (290 when using the LCD viewfinder); When AAA alkaline dry-cell battery used: about 30 (20 when using the LCD viewfinder)

Temperature range for useC to 40 °C

Five images from the GX100, using 24, 28, 35, 50 and 72mm equivalent step zoom function, portrait format, to illustrate angles of view
Five images from the GX100, using 24, 28, 35, 50 and 72mm equivalent step zoom function, to illustrate angles of view

List of Optional Accessories with Model Numbers[edit]

GX100 with VF-1 external viewfinder


  • Ricoh Caplio GX100 Camera User Manual

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