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RICOH LENS A16 24-85 mm : About movie shooting.

You can shoot movies with sound. Each movie you shoot is recorded as an AVI file.

To shoot movies, you must first select [Movie] in the Scene mode.

Turn the mode dial to [SCENE].

Major movie specifications

Movie size 1280 x 720 / 640 x 480 / 320 x 240
Maximum recording time available per shooting 1280 : Approx. 15 minutes
640 : Approx. 46 minutes
320 : Approx. 90 minutes
Movie time can be recorded in memory [How many pictures can the camera store in each image size ?] - Movie time that can be recorded
Movie sound recording (Built-in microphone) Monaural
Movie sound playback (Built-in speaker) Monaural
File format AVI (Open DML Motion JPEG)
Optical zooming while taking movies N/A
Digital zooming while taking movies Up to 3.6x

Operating procedures

  • 1While pressing the mode dial lock release button, turn the mode dial to [SCENE].

    While pressing the mode dial lock release button, turn the mode dial to [SCENE].
    The camera becomes ready to shoot, the selected scene mode will be displayed in the picture display.

  • 2Press the [MENU/OK] button.

    2 Press the [MENU/OK] button.

  • The Scene mode selection screen appears.

    Movie in the scene modes

  • 3Press [+], [-], [Fn1], or [Fn2] in the directional pad to choose the Movie mode (the yellow symbol in the screen example above), and press the [MENU/OK] button.

    Choose the movie mode with the direcional pad, and press the [MENU/OK] button.

  • 4The screen will change to the movie mode. Press the shutter release button to start recording the movie.

    Movie mode example
    During movie shooting, the [REC] symbol blinks and the recording time and available remaining time will be displayed in the screen.

  • 5Press the shutter release button again to stop shooting the movie.


  • While shooting movies, operating sounds may be recorded.
  • A Class 6 (SD Speed Class) SDHC card usage is recommended for shooting a movie withHD1280 (1280 x 720). Otherwise the movie withHD1280 (1280 x 720) may not be correctly played back in the camera depending on the memory card, due to the effect of readout speed of the captured movie.
  • The maximum recording time per shooting depends on the memory card. Depending on the type of memory card, shooting may end before the maximum recording time is reached.
  • The maximum recording time per shooting is 90 minutes or the equivalent of 4 GB.

Notes Notes

  • The flash cannot be used.
  • The camera will start focusing when the shutter release button is pressed (in the step 4 above).
  • The amount of time remaining is calculated based on the amount of memory available, and may not diminish at an even rate.
  • Shooting menu options differ from those available in other modes.
  • It is recommended to use sufficiently charged batteries.
  • Use of a high speed SD memory card with sufficient memory is recommended when shooting for long periods.
Answer ID: gxr06018
Date created: February 3, 2012
Date modified: --
Product: GXR (RICOH LENS A16 24-85mm F3.5-F5.5)
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware operations
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