360-degree camera to enjoy spherical images in a single shot
"RICOH THETA SC Type HATSUNE MIKU" Will Be Released
～A limited model in collaboration with "Hatsune Miku"～
illustration by KEI © Crypton Future Media, INC. www.piapro.net
TOKYO, August 8, 2017 -- Ricoh announced today the release a collaboration model 360-degree camera "RICOH THETA SC Type HATSUNE MIKU" for a limited time in sales on orders system, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of "Hatsune Miku".
The "RICOH THETA SC Type HATSUNE MIKU" is based on "RICOH THETA SC" (released in October 2016), and in addition to the camera being a special version with an official "Hatsune Miku" illustration which is specially drawn by the illustrator KEI on a blue green body, the theme color for Miku, it has been elaborated in details by adopting the shutter sounds exclusive for this model. Images shot in 360-degrees can also be imported into the dedicated 360-degree image editing application "RICOH THETA Type HATSUNE MIKU"*1 so that you can enjoy 360-degree real image overlayed with "Hatsune Miku" 3D model. In addition, this product will include special goods in the form of a "dog tag key holder" (printed with serial number up to the first 3,939 units) and a exclusive color "ABITAX special case" in an exclusively designed decorated box. The dog tag key holder and the decorated box come with the special illustration by the illustrator fuzichoco, which is only available with this product, making this a special package.
The product can be ordered from the special website, starting from Friday, September 1.
At the Makuhari Messe (Mihama-ku Chiba city, Chiba) from September 1st to 3rd, we will also be showcasing the product at a Ricoh booth during the "Hatsune Miku Magical Mirai 2017" exhibition event, where you can experience the creative culture of "Hatsune Miku". At this event, there will be a special offer*2 of 117 units (39 units per day for 3 days).
*1：Only 360-degree images shot with the RICOH THETA SC Type HATSUNE MIKU can be imported into the 360-degree image editing app "RICOH THETA Type HATSUNE MIKU" (iOS version and Android version).
*2：A special tote bag with fuzichoco's illustration will be attached as a special gift for cameras sold during the special offer at Magical Mirai 2017.
* Please check the special website for the latest information of this product.
RICOH THETA SC Type HATSUNE MIKU special website
New product RICOH THETA SC Type HATSUNE MIKU main features
- ・An original design of "Hatsune Miku" printed on a camera body which is exclusively painted in blue green
- ・The power button LED which adopted the pink color unique to the limited model
- ・"Hatsune Miku" original shutter sound through cooperation with Crypton Future Media, Inc.
- ・Includes "dog tag key holder" with the special illustration of "Hatsune Miku"
- ・Includes ABITAX special case with exclusive color (blue green)
- ・Exclusive decorated box with special design
*The camera specification is the same as "RICOH THETA SC".
illustration by fuzichoco © Crypton Future Media, INC. www.piapro.net
3D modeled by Mamama © ANGEL Project © Crypton Future Media, INC. www.piapro.net
About Hatsune Miku
A virtual singer software character developed by Crypton Future Media, Inc. which can be used to make everyone sing after inputting the song lyrics and melody. "Hatsune Miku" was released in 2007 and attracted attention as a "character" and is currently active on many levels such as in goods development and performing live as a virtual singer.
- ♦ Hatsune Miku and its logo are trademarks of Crypton Future Media, INC., registered in Japan and other countries.
- ♦ All other brands or product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
- ♦ Designs and specifications are subjects to change without notice.
|Object distance||Approx. 10cm to infinity (from front of lens)|
|Shooting mode||Still image: Auto, shutter priority, ISO priority,Manual *1, Video: Auto,|
|Exposure control||Program AE, ISO Priority AE、Shutter Priority AE、Manual Exposure|
|Exposure compensation||Still image: Manual compensation (-2.0 to +2.0EV, 1/3EV step)*1|
(standard output sensitivity)
|Still image: ISO 100 to 1600, Video: ISO 100 to 1600|
|White balance||Still image: Auto, outdoor, shade, cloudy, incandescent lamp 1, incandescent lamp 2, daylight color fluorescent lamp, natural white fluorescent lamp, white fluorescent lamp, light bulb color fluorescent lamp*1,
|Shutter speed||Still image: 1/8000 sec. to 1/8 sec.
Still image(Manual):1/8000 sec. to 60 sec.
Video(L): 1/8000 sec. to 1/30 sec.
Video(M): 1/8000 sec. to 1/15 sec.
|Recording medium||Internal memory: Approx. 8GB|
|Number of photos that can be recorded, time*2||Still image: Approx. 1600(L), Approx. 9000(M)
Video (time per recording): Max. 5 minutes*3、
Video (total recording time): Approx. 63 minutes(L),Approx. 171 minutes(M)
|Power source||Lithium-ion battery (built in)*4|
|Battery life||Approx. 260 photos*5|
|Image file format||Still image: JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.3), DCF2.0 compliant, Video:MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC)|
|External interface||micro USB: USB2.0|
|Exterior/external dimensions||45.2mm (W) x 130.6mm (H) x 22.9mm (17.9 mm *6) (D)|
|Lens construction||7 elements in 6 groups|
|Lens F number||F2.0|
|Image sensor size||1/2.3 (x2)|
|Image sensor effective pixels||12MP(x2), pixel count equivalent to Approx. 14M|
|File size (still images)||L: 5376x2688
|File size (videos)||L: 1920x1080/30fps/16Mbps
*1. A smartphone is required to change modes or configure manual settings.
*2. The number of photos and time are guides only. The actual number differs according to the photography conditions.
*3. Automatic shut down if the internal temperature increases.
*4. Charge the battery by connecting it to a PC using the supplied USB cable.
*5. The number of photos that can be taken is a guide based on Ricoh's measurement method (wireless on, one photo taken every 30 seconds and transferred to smartphone). The actual number differs according to usage conditions.
*6. Excluding lens section.
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