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Caplio R40 Major Specifications

Item Description
Effective pixels 6.04 million (Total 6.18 million pixels), 1/2.5-inch primary color CCD
< Focal length> f4.6-26.4mm (equivalent to 28-160mm for 35mm cameras. When setting Step Zoom, seven fixed possible steps: 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm, 105mm, 135mm, and 160mm)
< Aperture > (F value)F 3.3 (W)-4.8 (T)
5.7x Optical zoom ,3.6x Digital zoom
<Still> 8,4,2,1-1/2000 sec.
<Movie> 1/30-1/2000 sec.
Resolution (pixels)
<Still> 2816 x 2112, 2784 x ×1856, 2048 x 1536, 1280 x 960, 640 x 480
<Text> 2816 x 2112, 2048 x 1536
<Movie> 320 x 240, 160 x 120
Picture Mode *1
F(Fine)/N (Normal)
ISO Sensitivity
Flash *2
Flash Off /Auto/ Red-Eye Reduction/ Forced flash/Flash synchro
Flash Range: approx. 0.2m-2.4m (Wide), approx. 0.14m-1.85m (Telephoto) (ISO: AUTO)

Auto Focus/ Manual Focus/ Snap/ ∞ (includes AF auxiliary light) *3
Exposure Adjustment
TTL-CCD method photometric system: Multi (256 segments)/ Center weight/ Spot
Exposure Compensation
Manual Compensation (+2.0~-2.0EV in 1/3EV steps),
Auto Bracket Function (-0.5EV.±0.+0.5EV)

White Balance
Recording Media
SD Memory Card (3.3V,1GB),Multi Media Card, Internal Memory (26MB)
Storage Data Capacity
<Still> 2816 x 2112 F: approx. 2.16MB/Screen N: approx. 1.24MB/ Screen 2784 x 1856 F: approx 1.88MB/Screen 2048 x 1536
F: approx. 1.31MB/Screen N: approx. 672KB/Screen 1280 x 960
F: approx. 686KB/Screen N: approx. 356KB/Screen
640 x 480 N: approx. 83KB/Screen
Recording Mode
Still (Continuous, S-Continuous, M-Continuous), Scene Mode (Portrait, Sports, Landscape, Nightscape, Skew Correction, Text, Zoom Macro, High Sensitivity), Movie , Sound


Recording Format

<Still> Compressed: JPEG (Exif ver. 2.21) DCF *4compliant, DPOF support
<Text> TIFF (MMR Method ITU-T.6)
<Movie> AVI (Open DML Motion JPEG Format compliant)
<Sound> WAV (Exif ver.2.21 µ law)
LCD Monitor
2.5 inch Translucent Amorphous Silicon TFT LCD (approx. 153,000 pixels)
Self Timer
10 sec./ 2 sec.
Interval Timer
Shooting interval: 5 sec. - 3 hours (in 5 sec. increments) *5
PC Interface
USB1.1 (Windows 98/98SE/2000Professional/Me/XP Home Edition/XP Professional pre-installed, or Mac OS 8.6-9.2.2/Mac OS X 10.1.2-10.4.5) Choice of Ricoh original or Mass Storage driver *6
Subject Distance
approx. 0.3m-∞ (Wide), approx. 0.84m-∞ (Telephoto)
Macro: approx. 0.01m-∞ (Wide), approx. 0.08m-∞ (Telephoto)

AV Interface
Audio Out/ Video Out
Video Signal Format
Dimensions (W x D x H)
95.0mm(W)x26.0mm(D)x53.0mm(H) (excluding projections)
Approx. 135g (without battery, SD memory card, and strap)
Rechargeable Battery (DB-60) x 1
Shooting Capacity *7
Based on CIPA Standard: using the DB-60, approx. 350 pictures
Operating Temperature
  • *1Only N (Normal) is available for 640×480 size, only F (Fine) is available for 2784x1856 size
  • *2When the flash range is set for ISO AUTO or ISO 400
  • *3Under dark conditions, the flash may pre-flash before the camera shoots.
  • *4DCF is the abbreviation of JEITA standard "Design rule for Camera File system". (It does not guarantee perfect inter-camera compatibility.)
  • *5With flash OFF
  • *6Mass Storage driver is compatible with Windows Me/2000/XP, Mac OS9, and OSX10.2-10.4. It is not compatible with Windows 98/98SE or Mac OS8.6,
  • *7Battery performance was measured using CIPA-standard parameters. Actual performance may vary according to usage conditions and the brand of the battery.

  • *Windows is a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S.A. and other countries.
  • *Mac OS is a registered trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. in the U.S.A. and other countries.

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