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Caplio GX8 Major Specifications

Effective 8.24 million pixels (8.50 million pixels), 1/1.8-inch primary-color CCD
< Focal length > f : 5.8-17.4mm (equivalent to 28 -85mm for 35mm film cameras)
Step-zoom intervals: 4 steps(28mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm)
< Aperture > F: 2.5 (W)- 4.3 (T)
<Lens structure> 9 glass elements in 7 groups
Optical Zoom
3.0x (up to 12.0x in combination with 4.0x digital zoom)
Object Distance
Approx. 0.3m-∞ (Macro: Approx. 0.01m-∞ , Telemacro: Approx. 0.10m-∞ )
<Still> 30,15,8,4,2,1-1/2000 sec. (electronic/mechanical shutter ), During long-term exposure, has noise Elimination function.
<Motion> 1/30-1/ 2000 sec.(electronic shutter)
<Still> 3264 x 2448, 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480
<Text> 3264 x 2448, 2048 x 1536
<Motion> 320 x 240, 160 x 120
Picture Mode *1
Fine, Normal, Non-compression
ISO Sensitivity
Auto, ISO64, ISO100, ISO200, ISO400, ISO800, ISO1600
Flash *2
Auto, Red-eye Reduction, On, Slow Synchro, Off
Distance: Approx. 0.2-5.0m (W), 0.15-2.9m (T)

Auto Focus, Manual Focus, Fixed Focus (Snap), ∞ (includes AF auxiliary light) *3
Exposure Adjustment
TTL-CCD photometric system: Multi (256 segments), Center Weight, Spot
Exposure Compensation
Manual compensation (+2.0 – -2.0EV in 1/3 EV steps),
Auto-bracket (-0.5EV, ±0, +0.5EV)

White Balance
Auto/Fixed (Daylight, Overcast, Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light, One Push, White Balance bracket)
Recording Media
SD Memory Card T (32/64/128/256/512MB/1GB), Multi Media Card T, Built-in Memory 26MB
Storage Capacity
(No. of Pictures) *4
(Internal 26MB Memory)

<Still> 1 (3264 x 2448 Non-compression), 8 (3264 x 2448 Fine), 14 (3264 x 2448 Normal), 23 (2592 x 1944 Normal), 36 (2048 x 1536 Normal), 64 (1280 x 960 Normal), 280 (640 x 480 Normal)
Storage Capacity (Time)
(Internal 26MB Memory)

<Motion> 39 seconds (320 x 240), 2 minutes
27 seconds (160 x 120) *5
<Sound> 57 minutes 26 seconds *6
Storage Data Capacity
(File Sizes)

<Still> Approx. 15.2MB (3264 x 2448 Non-compression), Approx. 2.83MB (3264 x 2448 Fine), Approx. 1.63MB (3264 x 2448 Normal), Approx. 1.04MB (2592 x 1944 Normal), Approx. 672KB (2048 x 1536 Normal), Approx. 356KB (1280 x 960 Normal), Approx. 83KB (640 x 480 Normal)
Recording Mode
<Still> (Continuous, S-Continuous, M-Continuous), Aperture-Priority/ Manual exposure,
<Scene> (Portrait, Sports, Landscape, Night Scene, Text, High-Sensitivity), Motion, Sound
Recording Format
<Still> JPEG (Exif ver. 2.21) DCF *7 compliant, TIFF (non-compression YUV)
<Text> TIFF (MMR system ITU-T.6)
<Motion> AVI (Open DML Mot ion JPEG format compliant)
<Sound> WAV (Exif ver. 2.21µ law)
View Finder *8
Real-image optical zoom finder
LCD Monitor
1.8 inch low temperature polysilicon TFT LCD (approx. 130,000 pixels)
Self Timer
Delay: 10sec., 2 sec.
Interval Timer
Shooting interval: 5 sec. - 3 hours (5 sec. steps) *9
PC Interface
USB2.0 (Hi-Speed USB), (choice of Ricoh original or mass storage driver *10)
AV Interface
Audio OUT, Video OUT
Video Signal Method
Dimensions (W x D x H)
113.6 x 29.0 x 58.0mm (excluding projections)
Body: approx. 205g
With AA batteries (included), SD Memory Card, and hand strap (included): approx. 261g

Power Source
rechargeable battery (DB-43) x 1, AA battery (alkaline/NiMH rechargeable battery) x 2, AC adaptor (AC-4a)
Shooting Capacity *11
Based on CIPA standard
Using DB-43: Approx.400 pictures (normal)
Using AA alkaline batteries: Approx. 80 pictures (normal) *12

Operating Temperature

  • *1In Fine/Non-compression mode, resolution is 3264 x 2448.
  • *2Distance is valid when ISO auto or ISO400 are set.
  • *3In dark places, the flash may pre-flash before the camera shoots.
  • *4Average number of still images.
  • *5Max. recording time of 88 min. 31 sec. with 1GB SD Memory Card.
  • *6Max. recording time of 2,063 min. 25 sec. with 1GB SD Memory Card.
  • *7DCF is the abbreviation of JEITA Standard Design rule for Camera Files system.
    (It does not guarantee perfect inter-camera compatibility.)
  • *8When shooting at wide -angles, the vignette can be seen at the bottom left-hand corner of the view finder - this has no affect on captured images.
  • *9With flash OFF.
  • *10Mass storage driver is compatible with Windows Me/2000/XP and Mac OS 9/OS X 10.2-10.3.8. It is not compatible with Windows 98/98SE or Mac OS 8.6. Images can only be downloaded from the camera.
  • *11Battery performance measured using CIPA standard parameters. Actual performance may vary according to usage conditions.
  • *12With AA alkaline batteries (Included).

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