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My moment #5 : Walk with me

When you find a good tool, it often seems that the more you use it, 
the more it starts to become a part of you. 
Until you find one day that you just can't put it down.


Reproduce the fine gradations of light and color.
Large 3.0-inch 920,000-dot VGA LCD monitor

The large, high-resolution LCD monitor has a wide viewing angle and high contrast. With sRGB comparison of 100% for color reproduction range, it vividly reproduces image colors. Providing a comfortable shooting environment, the screen has a fluorine coat to prevent soiling, a hard coat to prevent scratches, and an anti-reflection coat to give excellent visibility even outdoors.

*Simulated image.

Main display functions

  • 81-image display
  • Shooting information
display frame
  • Histogram and detailed
information display
  • "Today's Shots" display

Grid guide display

  • Grid guide display-1
  • Grid guide display-2
  • Grid guide display-3

Quick and accurate camera leveling
with the electronic level.

Using the level sound and the level indicator shown on the picture display, you can confirm that the image is level. This is convenient when shooting landscapes, buildings, and other subjects where tilting can be a problem.

Without leveling Without leveling
With levelingWith leveling

Up to 20 image files can be flagged
with the image flag function.

The image flag function enables quick display of up to 20 image files from among those in the camera. Flagged images can be promptly displayed by pressing the Fn (function) button so it is very easy and convenient to flag maps and timetable images for later reference and flag favorite photos for showing other people.

From among the images, flag the map photos!

From among the images, flag the map photos!

*Simulated image.

Create your own custom specs
with My Settings mode.

My Settings mode

If you set your most frequently used functions in My Settings mode, you can immediately call up the "custom spec" settings by just turning the mode dial. Making full use of My Settings mode will insure that you do not miss your own decisive moments.

Use the ADJ./OK button
to make quick menu setting changes.

ADJ./OK button

Four frequently used functions from the shooting menu, such as exposure compensation, white balance, and ISO sensitivity, can be assigned to the ADJ./OK button. This makes it possible to quickly access the assigned functions and easily change settings while shooting.

Enjoy shooting just the way you want with
the Fn (Function) button.

Fn (Function) button.

If you set a function such as AE lock, or step zoom in advance, you can switch to that function by just pushing the Fn (function) button. This will enable you to respond quickly to sudden shutter chances.


The CX5 is compatible with Eye-Fi cards (X2 Series), SD memory cards with built-in wireless LAN functionality, which enables captured images to be transferred wirelessly to a computer or online image sharing service automatically. An icon will appear while an Eye-Fi card is being used to display the communications status.

Other functions

Adjust flash intensity
(Flash exposure compensation function).

Adjust flash intensity. (Flash exposure compensation function) With this function you can adjust the light intensity in 1/3 EV steps across the -2.0EV to +2.0EV range. This greatly expands the possibilities for creative flash photography.

Specify shooting interval
and number of images
(Custom self-timer function).

The customer self-timer function is convenient for shooting multiple images with the self-timer. You can specify 1 to 10 images to be shot in 5 to 10 second intervals.

In playback the camera
automatically rotates images shot vertically
(Auto rotation of playback images).

By detecting what the position of the camera was at the time the image was shot, during playback it is possible to automatically rotate images shot vertically.

The white saturation areas of the image
flash in black
(White saturation display).

Pressing the DISP. Button when doing quick review or in playback mode switches on the highlight display so that you can check the highlighted sections of an image.

  • *Our highlight display is the standard.

Output can also be in a document format
good for business use
(Ricoh-compatible-printer report print).

Output for a Ricoh-compatible printer can be put in a format good for business use.

  • *The design of the back and LCD monitor screen varies depending on the model.

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