Ricoh R10 Review
By Movable Type Admin
Record Mode Screens & Menus
The screen display in the Automatic record mode. Icons across the top indicate that
the flash is set to auto, there is a SD card in the camera, Auto record mode. The image size is 3648 (10-megapixels), quality is Fine and there's
space left on the SD card to take 183 more pictures. On the bottom is the battery condition icon and the ISO setting. Pressing the DISP. button will change the amount of information shown on the screen.
There is also an "Easy" mode that makes all of the decisions for you. The only options that you have are flash on or off, macro mode and the image size.
The screen when it is ready to shoot. Another feature that the camera has is a built in electronic level. It is shown here in the middle. When the camera is level the orange line will be perfectly in the middle and they will all turn green.
Exposure Metering - Multi, Center, Spot
Continuous Mode - Off, Continuous, S-Cont, M-Cont
Img Set - Auto Levels, Hard, Normal, Soft, B&W, B&W (TE), Setting 1, Setting 2
Flash Expo. Comp. - ±2 in 1/3 increments
Auto Bracket - Off, On ±0.3, On ±0.5, WB-BKT, CL-BKT
Time Exposure - Off, 1, 2, 4 and 8 Sec.
Record Dual Size - On or Off
Custom Self Timer - Set number of pics and intervals between them
Fix Min. Aperture - On or Off
Interval - Automatically shoots at an interval that you set.
Camera Shake Cor. - On or Off
Slow Shutter Limit - Off, 1/2, 1/4 or 1/8 Sec.
Date Imprint - Off, Date, Time
Exposure Compensation - ±2 in 1/3 increments
White Balance - Auto, Outdoors, Cloudy, Incandescent Lamp, Fluorescent Lamp,
Restore Defaults - Reset the camera to the factory defaults
The R10 has a very respectable macro focusing mode. The Macro focus range is from 1.0 to infinity in Wide angle.
The R10 shoots video with audio in either 640x480 or 320x240 resolution at 15fps or 30fps Movie clips are recorded in
Motion JPEG format and saved as AVI files.
Movie mode MENU options:
Frame Rate - 15, 30 fps
Focus - Multi AF, Spot AF, MF, Snap, 8
White Balance - Auto, Outdoors, Cloudy, Incandescent Lamp1, 2, Fluorescent Lamp,
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