CX6

CX6 Major Specifications

Items Specifications
Effective pixels Approximately 10.00 million
Image sensor 1/2.3-inch CMOS sensor (total pixels: approx. 10.60 million)
Lens Focal length f=4.9-52.5 mm (Equivalent to 28-300 mm on a 35 mm film cameras. With step zoom set, option of 8 fixed lengths: 28 mm, 35 mm, 50 mm, 85 mm, 105 mm, 135 mm, 200 mm, and 300 mm.)
F-aperture F3.5 (wide-angle) – F5.6 (telephoto)
Shooting
distance (from front of lens)
Normal shooting: Approx. 30 cm - infinity (wide-angle), approx. 1.5 m – infinity (telephoto)
Macro shooting: Approx. 1 cm - infinity (wide-angle), approx. 28 cm - infinity (telephoto), approx. 1 cm - infinity (zoom macro)
Construction 10 elements in 7 groups (4 aspherical lens elements with 5 surfaces)
Zoom Optical zoom: 10.7x (Equivalent to 28-300 mm on a 35 mm film cameras.)
Super-resolution zoom: 2.0x, up to 21.4x (equivalent to 600 mm) when used with optical zoom
Digital zoom: 4.8x, up to 103x (equivalent to 2880 mm) when used with optical zoom and super-resolution zoom
Auto resize zoom: 5.7x*1, up to 61.0x*1 (equivalent to 1710 mm) when used with optical zoom
Focus mode Multi AF / Spot AF / Face-priority Multi AF (contrast AF method, with AF auxiliary light) / Subject-tracking AF / Multi-target AF (contrast AF method) / Manual Focus / Snap / ∞ (fixed-focus method)
Image stabilizer Image sensor shift method image stabilizer
Shutter speed Still Image*2 8, 4, 2, 1 - 1/2000 sec.
Movie 1/30 – 1/2000 sec.
Continuous shooting Continuous shooting speed *3 Approx. 5 frames/sec. (when shooting 10M 4:3F, the speed from the 12th shot on is 3 frames/sec.)
Continuous shooting capacity 999 pictures
Exposure control Exposure metering mode Multi (256-segment) / Center-weighted Light Metering / Spot Metering
Exposure mode Program AE / Aperture priority AE / Shutter speed priority AE
Exposure compensation Manual (-2.0 to +2.0 EV in increments of 1/3 EV) / Auto Bracketing (-0.5 EV, ±0, +0.5 EV)
Exposure range (auto mode, center-weighted metering) Wide-angle: 3.2 – 16.2 EV, Telephoto: 4.6 – 18.4 EV
(Exposure range for auto ISO calculated using EV for ISO 100.)
Note: At 6.0 EV or lower, each drop of 1.0 EV is associated with a 0.5 EV drop in brightness. Brightness drops by no more than –1.0 EV.
ISO sensitivity (standard output sensitivity) Auto / ISO 100 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 800 / ISO 1600 / ISO 3200
White balance Auto / Multi-pattern Auto / Outdoors / Cloudy / Incandescent 1 / Incandescent 2 / Fluorescent / Manual, White balance bracket function
Flash Flash mode Auto, Anti Red-eye, Flash On, Flash Synchro, Flash Off
Flash range Approx. 20 cm – 4.0 m (wide-angle), approx. 28 cm – 3.0 m (telephoto) (Auto ISO with maximum ISO of 1600; measured from front of lens.)
Flash compensation ±2.0 EV in 1/3 EV steps
Monitor 3.0-inch transparent LCD (approx. 1.23 million dots)
Shooting mode Still Image Auto / My Settings / Aperture/Shutter-Speed Priority / Continuous / Creative Shooting (Dynamic Range Double Shot, Miniaturize, Bleach Bypass, High Contrast B&W, Soft Focus, Cross Process, Toy Camera) / Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Discreet, Night Portrait, Night Landscape Multi-shot, Fireworks, Cooking, Sports, Pets, Golf Swing Continuous, Zoom Macro, Skew Correct, Text) / Scene Auto
Movie Movie / Snap Movie
Picture quality *4 F (Fine) / N (Normal)
No. of Pixels Recorded Still Image/Multi-Picture 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2432, 2736 x 2736, 3648 x 2048, 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 1728 x 1296 (multi-picture only), 1280 x 960, 640 x 480
Text 3648 x 2736, 2048 x 1536
Movie 1280 x 720, 640 x 480
Recording Media SD memory card, SDHC memory card (up to 32 GB), Internal memory (approx. 40 MB)
Eye-Fi card (X2 series) *5
Recording File Format Still Image JPEG (Exif ver. 2.3) *6
Multi-picture CIPA DC-007-2009 Multi-Picture Format
Movie AVI (Open DML Motion JPEG Format compliant)
Compression method JPEG Baseline method compliant
Other Major Shooting Functions Still Image/Multi-Picture/Text Continuous mode, Self-timer (operation time: approx. 10 seconds, approx. 2 seconds, Custom), Interval shooting (shooting interval: 5 seconds to 1 hour, in increments of 5 seconds), Color bracket, Focus bracket
Movie Optical zoom, Stereo sound, Shoot with splitting (available number of split point: up to 10 points)
Display AE/AF target shift, Histogram display, Zoom assist display, Grid guide display, Electronic level
Other Major Playback Functions Still Image/Multi-Picture/Text Thumbnail view, Enlarged view (maximum ×16), Resize, Level Compensation, White Balance Compensation, Skew Correction, Trim, Flag Function (the display order option is available), Slide show, DPOF
Movie Split Movie, Flag Function (the display order option is available)
Interface USB/AV Out dual terminal: USB 2.0 compliant, mass storage compatible*7
HDMI Micro output terminal: Type D
Video Signal Format NTSC, PAL
Power Supply Rechargeable Battery (DB-100) x 1
Battery Consumption *8 Using the DB-100, approx. 260 pictures (when Sleep is OFF*9)
Dimensions (W × H × D) 103.9 mm x 58.9 mm x 28.5 mm (23.1 mm at thinnest part)
Weight (approx.) Approx. 201 g (including the supplied battery and SD memory card)
Approx. 180 g (body only)
Operating temperature 0°C to 40°C

  • *1VGA image size
  • *2Shutter speed upper and lower limits vary depending on Shooting Mode and Flash Mode.
  • *3Values measured under Ricoh measurement conditions using a Panasonic PRO HIGH SPEED 8GB SDHC memory card. The continuous shooting speed and number of pictures will vary depending on the shooting conditions, the type of recording media used, the condition of the recording media, etc.
  • *4The picture quality modes which can be set vary depending on the image size.
  • *5Eye-Fi cards are approved for use in the country of purchase only. For more information on Eye-Fi cards, visit the Eye-Fi webpage http://www.eyefi.co.jp).
  • *6Compatible with DCF and DPOF. DCF is the abbreviation of the JEITA standard “Design rule for Camera File system.” (Full compatibility with other devices is not guaranteed.)
  • *7Mass storage driver is compatible with Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Mac OS X 10.1.2-10.6.7.
  • *8Shooting capacity was measured using CIPA-standard parameters. These are only estimates; performance may vary depending on usage conditions.
  • *9When Sleep is 10 seconds, the number is approximately 300 pictures.

CX6 Software


Windows®
7
Windows
Vista®
Windows®
XP
1.DL-10
2.MediaBrowser™

  • *To playback MP files and output still images from MP files on a Macintosh PC, please use the enclosed VM-1 Macintosh software for viewing MP files (compatible OS: Mac OS X 10.4-10.6.7).

CX6 System Requirements

Operating system Windows® XP Home Edition Service Pack 3 / Professional Service Pack 3
Windows Vista® Service Pack 2
Windows® 7 32bit / 64bit
CPU Pentium ®IV : 1.6GHz or more,
Pentium ®M : 1.4GHz or more,
Core™2Duo : 1.5GHz or faster
Memory Windows® XP : 512MB or more
Windows Vista® / Windows® 7: 1GB or more
Available disk space on hard drive
at installation time
300MB or more
Display Resolution 1024 x 768 dots or greater
Display Colors 65000 colors or greater
CD-ROM Drive A CD-ROM drive compatible with the above-mentioned computer
USB Port A USB port compatible with the above-mentioned computer

  • *When the CX6 is connected to a PC, only a USB connection can be used. Serial connection is not supported.
  • *It is necessary for the above OS to be preinstalled and for the USB port to be standard equipment.
  • *64-bit operating systems, Windows® XP and Windows Vista® are not supported.
  • *The CX6 is compatible with Mac OS X 10.4-10.6.7 by mass storage connection.

SD Memory Card Storage Capacity
(Number of Images and Time)

Mode Image Size Internal
Memory
1GB 2GB 4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
SCENE
(other than Golf Swing Continuous Mode, Text Mode)
S-AUTO
(AF Continous Shoot, Continuous Mode)
10M 4:3F 10 240 487 957 1957 3922 7867
10M 4:3N 17 411 830 1631 3333 6678 13396
9M 3:2F 11 271 548 1077 2202 4412 8851
7M 1:1F 13 319 647 1270 2596 5202 10435
7M 16:9F 13 321 653 1284 2624 5257 10546
5M 4:3F 15 370 749 1471 3008 6026 12089
3M 4:3F 24 570 1159 2277 4654 9324 18704
1M 4:3F 43 1041 2118 4160 8505 17039 34181
VGA 4:3F 158 3776 7681 15082 30828 61759 123888
(When [Focus] is set to [Multi-trgt AF]) 10M 4:3F 10 238 484 950 1942 3891 7805
10M 4:3N 17 405 819 1609 3289 6589 13217
9M 3:2F 11 268 543 1068 2183 4373 8772
7M 1:1F 13 316 640 1257 2569 5147 10326
7M 16:9F 13 318 647 1270 2596 5202 10435
5M 4:3F 15 366 740 1454 2972 5954 11943
3M 4:3F 23 559 1138 2235 4568 9151 18357
1M 4:3F 41 1006 2047 4022 8221 16471 33042
VGA 4:3F 141 3357 6827 13407 27404 54898 110125
Movie HD 1280 7s 3min.
1s
6min.
8s
12min.
4s
24min.
40s
49min.
26s
99min.
9s
VGA 640 21s 8min.
34s
17min.
26s
34min.
14s
69min.
58s
140min.
11s
281min.
12s
M-Cont Plus(10M) 10M 4:3N 17 411 830 1631 3333 6678 13396
M-Cont Plus(2M) 2M 4:3N 57 1372 2792 5484 11211 22460 45056
Speed Cont VGA 4:3N 254 6043 12288 24129 49319 98801 198192
Text 10M 4:3 17 411 830 1631 3333 6678 13396
3M 4:3 43 1041 2118 4160 8505 17039 34181

  • *The maximum recording time is the estimated total recording time. Movies may be up to 4 GB in size. The maximum length is 12 minutes for movies recorded at a [Movie Size] of [HD 1280] and 29 minutes for movies recorded at [VGA 640].
  • *A Speed Class 6 memory card is recommended when recording movies with [HD 1280] selected for [Movie Size].
  • *The maximum number of consecutive shots that can be taken using continuous mode is 999. When the number of remaining shots is 1000 or more, “999” is displayed on the picture display.
  • *The maximum numbers of shots for M-Cont Plus (2M)/M-Cont Plus (10M) and Speed Cont are the estimated total numbers of shots that can be recorded. The maximum number of shots that can be taken consecutively at one time is 26 for M-Cont Plus (2M) and 15 for M-Cont Plus (10M) and 120 for Speed Cont.
  • *The maximum number of shots for Golf Swing Continuous Mode is the estimated total number of shots that can be recorded. The maximum number of shots that can be taken consecutively at one time is 26 for Golf Swing Continuous Mode.
  • *The maximum number of shots for Multi-trgt AF is the estimated total number of shots that can be recorded. The number of shots that can be recorded at one time is five. When the number of remaining shots is 9999 or more, “9999” is displayed on the picture display.
  • *The number of remaining shots displayed on the picture display may differ from the actual number of shots, depending on the subject.
  • *Movie recording time and the maximum number of still pictures may vary depending on the capacity of the recording destination (internal memory or SD memory card), shooting conditions, and the type and manufacturer of the SD memory card.
  • *Choose image size according to how the picture will be used:

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