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Ricoh Theta Z1 ( Free 3 months Subscription for Matterport Starter Plan)

Ricoh Theta Z1 ( Free 3 months Subscription for Matterport Starter Plan)

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SKU: DC00060

Stock: Backorder in ETA 24-9-2020

Brand: Ricoh
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Our Ricoh Theta Z1 now comes with 3 months Subscription for Matterport Starter Plan absolutely Free!

No action needed. The Free subscription comes in a voucher and is included in the kit itself. You just have to activate the plan through the URL or QR code printed on the voucher.

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Ricoh Theta Z1

23 megapixel still image ▪ Dual 1" back-illuminated CMOS sensor ▪ 360° 4K video ▪ Magnesium body ▪ Newly-developed Lens ▪ VR experience ▪ 4K live streaming ▪ 0.93" OLED status display ▪ Selectable f/2.1, 3.5, 5.6 Aperture ▪ Supports both RAW DNG and JPEG recording ▪ Built-in 4-channel microphone ▪ Time Shift Shooting ▪ USB Data Transfer ▪ Remote Playback ▪ 4k Live Streaming ▪ Slim Body Design ▪ Side body Fn button ▪ 19GB of internal memory ▪ Google Street View ▪ downloadable Plug-ins available

1.0-type large format image sensor
Ricoh Theta Z1 is currently the only 360 camera equipped with a 1.0-type back illuminated CMOS image sensor. In fact, it has the largest sensor in the high end and prosumer segment. Larger sensor allows ISO up to ISO6400 and demonstrates superior noise reduction performance even when shooting in dimly lit indoors and at night, which require high sensitivity.

Realization of 23 megapixel still images
With RICOH THETA Z1, you can capture 23 megapixel high-definition 360° images. In regular shooting, THETA Z1 automatically corrects highlights so that overexposed areas are effectively handled even in high contrast outdoor scenes, delivering superb resolution.

RAW (DNG) recording
In addition to conventional JPEG images, this model can record in RAW (DNG) + JPEG format for authentic coloring and image quality editing just like a digital SLR camera.

4K 30fps video
Video can be recorded in 4K (3840x1920) 30fps, 360° high-definition quality. The video rotational stabilazation algorithm has been redesigned, making it possible to capture spherical images that are more realistic than ever before. THETA Z1 also features selectable exposure setting, Av (Aperture Priority), Tv (Shutter Priority), ISO (ISO Sensitivity Priority), and M (Manual). This new feature provides fine control over settings when shooting.

Newly-developed lens unit
The newly-developed lens unit features 14 elements in 10 groups, including 3 prisms. This new lens effectively suppresses ghosts, flare, and purple fringing. An aperture mechanism is also included for improved resolution characteristics.
Ricoh Theta Z1

Ricoh Theta Z1
Aperture mechanism (2 stop)
THETA Z1 is equipped with a 2 stop aperture mechanism. It enables aperture settings from maximum F2.1, F3.5 to F5.6. Closing down the aperture in bright locations can improve the resolution at the edge.

3D spatial audio
THETA Z1 is equipped with a 4-channel built-in microphone for recording 360° spatial audio that not only captures sounds horizontally, but in all directions including vertically for reproducing the sounds and images of the scene perfectly. This feature creates immersive VR video content and more realistic video playback on a large screen.

Main processor
THETA Z1 uses Qualcomm Snapdragon™. This contributes to performance in various areas that include high-speed image processing and wireless transfer as well as reduced power consumption.

Various shooting functions
Various shooting modes are included such as HDR rendering, which is particularly useful for indoor shooting, multi bracket shooting, which enables up to 19 continuous settings for shooting and interval composite function, for recording star trails.

New My Settings mode
Shooting settings set on a smartphone can be recorded as My Settings on THETA Z1. One set of each complete shooting settings for still images and videos can be saved. Switching to this mode can be done only with THETA Z1.

Magnesium body
Very lightweight, durable magnesium alloy is used for the camera body. It maintains a high level of rigidity and produces a high-end exterior along with the textured coating.

Slim lightweight body
The RICOH-original triple bend optical structuring technology is employed on the lens unit for superb space saving. Despite having an authentic-sized 1.0-type sensor, THETA Z1 has a slim body design that is a mere 24 mm* thick. *Excluding the lens.

Organic EL panel
The compact body is equipped with an organic EL panel. This feature displays shooting information at a glance, such as remaining battery life, shooting mode, remaining shots, F-number, and the ISO sensitivity value.

Fn (Function) button
A new Fn button is also adopted. On-body operation easily switches between regular shooting and self-timer shooting. It is also possible to switch organic EL panel display modes, 3 plug-ins, and light/sound off mode.

Metal tripod hole
The new tripod mount hole is made of metal for use in more harsh environments, providing excellent durability.

USB 3.0 (Type-C) supported
Supports the next generation standard USB 3.0 (Type-C) to achieve an even better transfer speed. As the connector shape is symmetry it can be plugged in either way.
Ricoh Theta Z1

Ricoh Theta Z1

Expand creativity and usability with In-house and Partner Plug-ins

Tonnes of Plug-ins to improve your user experience and creativity. There are original Ricoh Plug-ins and Partner Plug-ins.

Some of the Ricoh Plug-ins are Sinagle lens shooting, Time shift shooting, VR media Connection, File Cloud upload, Wireless Live streaming, self-time lock and Automatic face blur.

Check out all the Plug-ins HERE 

Exciting 360° imaging experience

4K is supported for VR experiences with even better image quality.
When a VR viewer and smartphone are combined, you can enjoy a 360°
experience as if you were actually in the scene.

Simply combine a commercially available VR viewer and smartphone to create an authentic VR experience. Immerse yourself in a VR experience any time you like by recording spherical 360° images. You can also move the image horizontally and vertically via smartphone swipe and pinch controls.

Share 4K live streaming 360° 4K (3840x1920 pixels) images can be output in real time.

You can also stream images by installing a plug-in even when you do not have a computer.

  • Live streaming with the camera + computer
  • Wireless live streaming with the camera + plug-in
  • Wireless LAN client mode
  • Bluetooth supported

Sharing options can be found HERE 

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Ricoh Theta Z1 Specification

File Formats Still image: RAW (DNG) *2, JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.3), Video:MP4(Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC-LC(monaural)+Linear PCM(4ch Spacial audio)), Live Streaming : Video:H.264, Audio: Linear PCM(4ch)
Weight (g) Approx. 182g
Exposure Compensation Still image, Video: -2.0 to +2.0EV, 1/3EV step *3
White Balance Still image, Video: 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,Color temperature(2500K – 10000K) *3
Power Sourced Lithium ion battery (built in) *5
Dimensions 48mm (W) x 132.5mm (H) x 29.7mm (24mm *7) (D)
Image Sensor Size 1 inch (x2)
Image Sensor Effective Pixels Approx. 20M (x2)
ISO Sensitivity Still image, Video:AUTO (ISO80 to 6400, The Upper Limit settinngs), Manual (ISO80 to 6400) *3, Live Streaming :AUTO (ISO80 to 6400)
Shutter speed Still image: (AUTO) 1/25000 sec. to 1/8 sec. (Shutter Priority) 1/25000 sec. to 1/8 sec. *3 (Manual):1/25000 sec. to 60 sec. *3 Video: (AUTO)1/25000 sec. to 1/30 sec. (Shutter Priority, Manual) 1/25000 sec.
Shooting Modes Still image, Video: Auto, Aperture priority, Shutter priority, ISO priority, Manual *3 Live Streaming : Auto
Shooting Modes Still image: Noise reduction, DR compensation, HDR Rendering, Interval shooting, Interval Composite shooting, Multi bracket shooting, Self-timer (2, 5, 10sec.), MY Settings Video: Self-timer (2, 5, 10sec.), MY Settings
Battery Life Still image:Approx. 300 photos *6 Video:Approx. 60 minutes *6
File Size (still images) RAW: 7296 x 3648, JPEG: 6720 x 3360
File size / Frame rate / Bit rate (Videos) 4K: 3840×1920/29.97fps/56Mbps, 2K: 1920×960/29.97fps/16Mbps
Lens F2.1, 3.5, 5.6
Object distance Approx. 40cm – ∞ (from front of lens)
Recording medium Internal memory: Approx. 19GB
Number of photos that can be recorded, time *1 Still image: RAW+ Approx. 350 photos, JPEG Approx. 2400 photos Video (time per recording): Max. 5minutes/Max. 25 minutes *3 *4 Video (total recording time):(4K)Approx. 40 minutes, (2K) Approx. 130 minutes
OLED Panel 0.93 inch Organic light emitting display Panel , 128 x 36 dots, Automatic brightness adjustment function
Usage temperature range 0°C – 40°C
External Interface USB Type-C, USB3.0

What's in the Box?

  • Ricoh THETA Z1 360 Camera
  • Soft Case
  • USB Cable
  • 1-Year Warranty Coverage
  • 3 months Free Subscription for Matterport Starter Plan