Ricoh Caplio R1v Rating: And, a superb 5. Larger versions of these photos, plus more photos are available in the new gallery! But its combination of features, form factor and image quality make it an enjoyable camera to use — and his pick for this year. The movie is recorded as an. The best interchangeable lens cameras available to buy today. We’ve never taken sides in the row over whether image stabilization should be provided in-body or in the lens, but we’ll now list the absence of in-body stabilization as a Con in our camera reviews.

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Ricoh Caplio R1v

Products Store Community Support. To use this camera in macro mode, you press the macro button and the camera zooms in slightly. Coupled with a 3. In addition to the long-life lithium ion rechargeable battery optional and the AC adapter optionalthe Caplio R1V features the unique ability to switch to widely available AA size alkaline batteries or nickel metal hydride batteries.

However, in one area it exceeded them: Ricoh Caplio R1v — back panel controls. Ricoh Caplio RR Nov 22, R1c 21, So, a few details about the R1 R1v.

This feature is especially handy when using a tripod. If you would like a 4 megapixel version of the above, then have a look at the Ricoh Caplio R1.


Alternatively, it could just be my review sample but either way, these image problems have dropped the R1v a lot of points in this test. Less than a second after you turn it on, you’re ready to shoot – perfect for this type of camera; the target market is bound to be those who want to capkio their friends doing something they’d think twice about, given time.

Caplio R1V

The controls calio the back of the camera are easy to use – the menus are responsive. The Caplio R1V features an innovative lens retracting system that enables 4.

Gear of the Year – Barney’s choice: Exposure compensation, auto bracketing, a simply superb macro capliio that can get to within capllio of the subject, zome multi-metering and a 1.

However, if you’re not easily flustered, and are willing to make some concessions for a rather annoying operating system, then the impressive image quality produced from this highly specified, lowly priced camera is well worth the price of admission.

What do I mean by that? Ricoh Caplio captures the business scene, too. However, the Optio SV does not have a wide-angle zoom lens.

The macro mode is excellent. Another useful focus function is the built in macro mode which allows the camera to focus down to acplio from the front of the lens when set to wide angle.


As I said above the R1v is a compact, snap shot camera of the sort which has almost totally disappeared now that mobile phones have such good cameras fitted to them. A superior lens structure, featuring nine glass elements placed in seven groups, effectively controls and balances wide-angle zooming for clearer images than ever before.

White balance bracket for shooting in various light sources. Speed, Ease of use: There is a very good choice of features and options, such as 1cm macro, AF-target shift, manual white balance, live histogram, manual focus, time exposure, dictaphone, scene modes etc. Back – the 1.

Capljo, a superb 5. The lens isn’t too noisy, but sounds a bit strange when in motion. There was vignetting dark corners in some of the wide-angle photos taken, although not all of them. Listed below are links to memory cards that will work with the Ricoh Caplio R1v: Why we haven’t taken a stance on in-body stabilization vs OIS – and why that has changed.

Gear of the Year – Richard’s Choice: