Ricoh To Ship 2.3 Million Pixel RDC-5300 Digital Camera

WEST CALDWELL, N.J.--Oct. 11, 1999--Ricoh PC Peripherals Business Unit today announced that its new RDC-5300, 2.3 megapixel digital camera will be available in late October.

The RDC-5300 is designed for a wide range of use, offering a very powerful feature set that is expected to appeal strongly to business and consumer photographers.

  • 2.3 megapixel CCD
  • 1792x1200- and 640x480-pixel resolutions
  • 3x optical zoom plus a 2.5x digital zoom
  • Autofocus Super Macro feature
  • USB-enabled (Windows 98 or Macintosh OS 8.5 or higher)
  • 8MB of onboard memory plus SmartMedia cards (up to 64MB)
  • Internal flash, as well as the ability to attach an external flash unit
  • 1.8-inch full-color LCD
  • Optical viewfinder
  • Time lapse mode captures images at intervals settable from 30 seconds up to three hours
  • Automatic sequential image numbering
  • Automatic date imprinting
  • Selective image password security
  • Memory buffering to permit rapid sequential shooting at intervals of less than two seconds
  • Black-and-white or sepia modes
  • Auto-bracketing, capture a default or a manual compensated setting, plus a second image at +0.5 EV and a third at -0.5 EV
  • Selectable NTSC or PAL video-out signal
  • Multi-voltage AC adapter
  • ArcSoft PhotoStudio 3.0, PhotoBase, PhotoMontage, PhotoFantasy PhotoPrinter, and PhotoIsland.