Ricoh Pentax WG-20. This waterproof digital compact camera is designed so that anyone can capture outdoor activities more casually, effortlessly and without worries. Despite its compact, lightweight body, the WG-20 offers outstanding basic specifications that outperform ordinary digital cameras and smartphones under demanding outdoor conditions.
Detailed features of Ricoh Pentax WG-20.
It is waterproof to a depth of 10 metres; shock resistant against a fall from a height of 1.5 metres; and cold resistant against temperatures as low as -10°C. It also features a host of advanced creative functions, including the RICOH IMAGING-original Digital Microscope mode that magnifies the subject and captures a microscopic world, often unnoticeable with the naked eye, in eye-catching images. The WG-20 is fully equipped to accommodate a broad range of applications, from outdoor shooting to everyday snapshots and business use.
5X optical zoom lens with 28mm wide-angle coverage. Within its compact body, the WG-20 features a five-times optical zoom lens with a focal-length coverage from 5mm to 25mm (equivalent to approx. 28mm wide angle to approx. 140mm medium telephoto in the 35mm format). This versatile zoom lens comes in handy for a wide variety of scenes and subjects, from wide-angle photos of breathtaking scenery to family/group snapshots, and even dramatic telephoto images of distant subjects.
HD movie recording. The Ricoh Pentax WG-20’s HD movie recording function makes it easy to capture high-quality movie clips (1280 x 720 pixels, 16:9 proportions, 30 frames per second). It also offers a variety of movie editing functions, such as extracting a still image from movie data and inserting titles at the beginning and end of a movie clip. In addition, a micro-HDMI terminal (Type D) is provided on the camera body for simultaneous output of HD movie clips and sound to external audio-visual devices.
Large, 2.7-inch LCD monitor. The WG-20 comes equipped with a large, 2.7-inch colour LCD monitor with horizontally extended 16:9 proportions and approximately 230,000 dots. The RICOH IMAGING-original AR (Anti-Reflection) coating minimizes annoying glare and reflections to assure a sharp, clear on-screen images even under the harsh sunshine often encountered in outdoor shooting.
Heavy-duty construction for underwater shooting to 10 metres deep, and up to two continuous hours. The Ricoh Pentax WG-20’s airtight body is not only waterproof to a depth of 10 metres and for up to two hours of continuous operation (equivalent to IPX8 or JIS Class 8), but also shock-resistant against a fall from a height of 1.5 meters, dustproof (equivalent to IPX6 or JIS Class 6), cold-resistant against temperatures as low as -10°C, and crushproof against weights up to 100kgf (kilogram force). Thanks to its dependable, heavy-duty construction, it performs superbly and dependably in harsh, demanding outdoor conditions.