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  • Ricoh Caplio R4 digital camera review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Ricoh Caplio R4 digital camera review

    By 13 July 2006

    The Ricoh Caplio R4 builds on the R-Series range, offering a svelte, well-styled compact digital camera that provides a level of specification and shooting options akin to a much more expensive camera. A new square-pixel type, 6-megapixel sensor provides...

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    Ricoh develops dual HD DVD/Blu-ray reader

    By 10 July 2006

    Although it looks like a combined Blu-ray / HD-DVD drive may be some time in coming, Ricoh has developed a laser that can read both format discs. The new device can not just read Blu-ray discs and HD-DVDs, but also CDs and DVDs using one pickup and one...

  • Entry-level compact from Ricoh, the RR660, won't break the bank
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    Entry-level compact from Ricoh, the RR660, won't break the bank

    By 28 June 2006

    Ricoh's new Caplio model hits the budget entry-level division squarely with 6 megapixels of resolution for £129.99. The RR660 takes over from the RR630, with a 2.4-inch LCD and a 3x optical zoom with a 35mm equivalent reach of 34-105mm. The compact camera...

  • Ricoh launch Ricoh 500G wide digital camera
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    Ricoh launch Ricoh 500G wide digital camera

    By 9 May 2006

    Ricoh has launched a new water, dust and shock resistant digital camera in Japan. The new Ricoh 500G Wide promises a 28mm wide-angle 3x zoom lens and 8 megapixels. The new model will replace the company's 3 megapixel Caplio 400G wide that was originally...

  • Ricoh GR Digital digital camera review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Ricoh GR Digital digital camera review

    By 5 April 2006

    In October 1996, the Ricoh GR series of 35mm film cameras were born in the shape of the GR1. This camera and its later film bearing GR counterparts were some of the company's first compact cameras aimed at the enthusiast or pro snapper where image quality...

  • Ricoh unveils the new Caplio RR630 digital camera
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    Ricoh unveils the new Caplio RR630 digital camera

    By 24 February 2006

    Ricoh has announced a new 6 megapixel digital camera called the Caplio RR630 which it hopes will appeal to first time digital camera users. The CaplioRR630 is the latest addition its range of digital cameras and features a 3x optical zoom and 4x digital...

  • Ricoh launches new 5.7x optical zoom R30
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    Ricoh launches new 5.7x optical zoom R30

    By 11 January 2006

    Ricoh has announced the launch of the Caplio R30 compact digital camera featuring a 5.7x optical wide zoom (28-160mm in 35mm camera format) in a silmline body only 26mm thick. The 5 megapxiel camera is positioned as a more affordable version of the Caplio...

  • Ricoh launch the RR530 digital camera
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    Ricoh launch the RR530 digital camera

    By 15 September 2005

    Ricoh, in the camera releasing mood of late has launched another digital camera. This times it's the Caplio RR530, a compact 5.0 megapixel with a 3x optical zoom and 4x digital zoom. The entry-level camera will promise 12Mb of internal memory, SD Card...

  • Ricoh go back in time with retro looking GR Digital
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    Ricoh go back in time with retro looking GR Digital

    By 13 September 2005

    Ricoh has gone old-school with its latest digital camera - the GR Digital. While the camera looks like something you might find in your grandfather's tool shed at the back of the garden, the Ricoh GR Digital is an 8 megapixel compact digicam based on...

  • Ricoh launches Caplio R3
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    Ricoh launches Caplio R3

    By 7 September 2005

    Ricoh has announced the launch of the Caplio R3 compact digital camera. This new model features a 7.1x optical wide zoom and a vibration correction function. The camera is also promising a smaller body and a 7.1x (28—200 mm) wide-angle zoom lens. The...

  • Ricoh launch successor to the GX - the GX8
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    Ricoh launch successor to the GX - the GX8

    By 27 April 2005

    Rioch has launched a new 8 megapixel successor to the GX. Called the Ricoh GX8, the camera features a 28mm wide-angle zoom lens in a body 29 mm wide and weighing a 205 grams. As with previous models, the Caplio GX8 has an extremely fast start up time...

  • Ricoh Caplio R1v review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Ricoh Caplio R1v review

    By 28 February 2005

    Ricoh has been quietly beavering away building a range of neat, sophisticated digital cameras of which the R1v represents the latest incarnation at the top end of the company’s range. It updates its predecessor the R1 with an extra megapixel of resolution,...

  • Ricoh announce Caplio R1V
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    Ricoh announce Caplio R1V

    By 4 January 2005

    Ricoh has launched the successor to the Caplio R1, the Caplio R1V. The new model is a 5 megapixel camera with a 28mm wide-angle lens offering 4.8x optical zoom all within a 25mm thick body. Like previous models the R1V promises the world's fastest shutter...

  • Terratec Grabster AV 400 mobile review
    Cameras 3 out of 5

    Terratec Grabster AV 400 mobile review

    By 27 December 2004

    Video editing has come to the laptop, but can your humble laptop be turned into a video editing console just like that, without trading it in for a Vaio? We test the Grabster from Terratec to see if the promise lives up to the hype. For a long time, the...

  • Ricoh Caplio R1 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Ricoh Caplio R1 review

    By 6 December 2004

    If you think you've seen this camera somewhere before, it’s because the spec is virtually identical to Ricoh's Caplio RZ1. This model features a 4.8x, 28-135mm (35mm film camera equivalent) wide-zoom lens. Its brother, the Caplio RZ1, features a slightly...

  • Ricoh make it two cameras in one week with the R1
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    Ricoh make it two cameras in one week with the R1

    By 25 August 2004

    Not content with launching one camera this week it seems Ricoh has launched another. This time it's the Caplio R1. Like the RZ1 its another 4 megapixel model that offers a 28mm wide angle 4.8x optical zoom lens in a 25mm thick slim body. Almost identical...

  • Ricoh launches the Caplio RZ1
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    Ricoh launches the Caplio RZ1

    By 19 August 2004

    Ricoh has launched the Caplio RZ1 a 4.0 megapixel digital camera with 3x optical zoom lens in a 25mm super slim body aimed it believes at the fashion conscious. The cameras also features a 1cm macro technology as well as an AF target shift function that...

  • Ricoh Caplio GX review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Ricoh Caplio GX review

    By 5 August 2004

    Launched at the start of May 2004, the Ricoh Caplio GX is the new flagship model in the Ricoh digital camera range. The Ricoh Caplio GX has gained a lot of attention because of its unique combination of a 5-megapixel CCD sensor, wide-angle 28mm lens,...

  • Ricoh Caplio 400G review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Ricoh Caplio 400G review

    By 22 June 2004

    The 3.2 megapixel Ricoh Caplio 400G Wide was announced back in March 2004 and has been available since mid-May. It falls into the waterproof category of digital cameras - you can use it underwater at a depth of 1m or less for up to 30 minutes. As a digital...

  • Ricoh Caplio RX review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Ricoh Caplio RX review

    By 10 June 2004

    The Ricoh Caplio RX is the successor to the Caplio G4wide, with Ricoh claiming that the new model is quicker, slimmer, lighter and even easier to use. The Caplio G4wide was released in September of 2003, so it has effectively been replaced by the Caplio...

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    Ricoh launch 5 megapixel Caplio GX

    By 12 May 2004

    Ricoh has announced the release of the Caplio GX, a 5-megapixel, 28mm-85mm wide-angle zoom lens digital camera. The list of features for the Caplio GX begins with the 5.13 effective megapixel CCD and large 3x optical plus 4x digital lens producing images...

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    Ricoh announce Caplio RX digital camera

    By 21 March 2004

    The Caplio RX also boasts the world's fastest shutter response time of only 0.12 seconds and the world's fastest start-up time clocked at less than a second. The camera sports a 3.24-megapixel CCD and 3.6x optical plus 3.4x digital zoom and can take shots...

  • Ricoh unveils Caplio 400G Wide
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    Ricoh unveils Caplio 400G Wide

    By 10 March 2004

    Following on from the 300G last year, Ricoh has announce the Caplio 400G Wide a 3.24 megapixel and 3x wide zoom lens digital camera. A 3.4x digital zoom gives up to 10.2x zoom photography while the new wide 28 - 85mm lens should be enough to satisfy most....

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    TerraTec's Cameo 400 AV allows mobile users movie-making on the move

    By 20 January 2004

    PRESS RELEASE: TerraTec Electronic (www.terratec.co.uk), a leading European multimedia manufacturer, today announces the UK launch of the TerraTec Cameo 400 AV mobile, a complete mobile video editing solution for use with a laptop PC. Simply connect a...

  • Ricoh Caplio G3 review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Ricoh Caplio G3 review

    By 16 December 2003

    Sharing the same name as one of the most popular Canon cameras, this Ricoh version isn’t the all-powerful number that its namesake suggests. Instead the Caplio G3 is a entry level three mega pixel camera that offers a host of options and a very fast...