The “RICOH THETA V” is a product with a body based on the concept of being compact, lightweight and easy to carry around anywhere. Furthermore, it achieves high-speed transfer that can comfortably browse large volumes of data, high sound quality recording compatible with 360° spatial audio, and shoot equivalent 360-degree 4K video. The camera can also connect to a smartphone or tablet using either Bluetooth or wireless LAN to allow for flexible operation based on how the camera owner uses it. In addition, this product has a highly expandable body design so that it can receive future performance enhancements through firmware updates after it has launched, which results in a fitting high-end model camera.

Main Features:

- High-resolution 360-degree spherical still images and video
- 4K compatible high resolution 360-degree video
- High-speed data transfer
- Support for 4K 360-degree live streaming output
- 360-degree spatial audio recording
- Bluetooth and wireless LAN dual communication
- 19 GB...
- “Remote Playback” to enjoy 360-degree image on a large screen monitor
- Functions can be added using plug-ins
- Underwater housing that is waterproof up to a depth of 30 meters (equivalent to JIS Class 8 waterproof standard) to achieve 360-degree underwater shooting

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RICOH THETA V + 3D Microphone TA-1

RICOH THETA V + 3D Microphone TA-1

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Bringing innovation to the imaging experience.
Record and recreate the real world in 360 degrees.

Resolution has been further improved and high quality delivers a more natural three-dimensional experience and coloring.
360 degrees spatial audio lets you record sound from all directions. Realistically record images and audio of the world surrounding
you as far as the eye can see to recreate inspiring moments.


High Quality Image
High-quality 360 degree still images equivalent to 14M

Record high-resolution 360 degree still images equivalent to 14M output pixels. A completely new algorithm delivers low-noise, high-resolution, and high-quality images from low to high sensitivity.

4K video shooting NEW
4K/30 fps high-quality videos

Video performance has been significantly improved, making 4K (3840x1920, 56Mbps), 30 fps high-resolution 360 degree shooting
possible. Enjoy recording realistic spherical images. 

*1 The resolution of recording data is 4K (3840x1920). The resolution of the spherical video viewed varies depending on the display equipment of the magnification ratio.

360° spatial audio NEW
Record 360° spatial audio with a 4-channel microphone

New VR (virtual reality) compatible spatial audio technology is
adopted to this model. Enjoy a completely new, realistic experience with linked video and audio.

    High-speed readout image sensor NEW
    Two 1/2.3-type image sensors provide high-speed image data readout. An image sensor is included which delivers high-quality spherical video.

    Main processor NEW
    The Qualcomm(R) Snapdragon(TM) is used as a main processor. It delivers a variety of improvements including faster image processing and wireless transfer speed, and power saving capabilities.

    High-performance 4-channel microphone NEW
    Four built-in microphones make it possible to record audio independently from four directions. This is then converted to a format that recreates natural 360゜spatial audio.

    Exclusive external 3D Microphone TA-1 (Optional) NEW
    This is a four-direction, 360゜spatial audio microphone designed specially for the THETA V. Use it to record even higher quality audio with a more realistic feel.

    New functions for further possibilities in
    spherical camera

    World's first*2 Remote Playback*3
    Image data recorded on THETA V can be played back in 360 degrees on a monitor such as TV. The THETA V also functions as a remote control which can be used to select the image file and move displayed 360 degree image up, down, left, and right. It can also zoom-in and out

    *2 As a consumer-oriented spherical camera (According to Ricoh research).

    *3 Other devices are required, including the separate wireless display adapter.

    High sensitivity of ISO 3200/6400 NEW
    Enjoy high-sensitivity shooting from ISO 3200 (still images)to ISO 6400 (videos, live streaming). This range of sensitivity is highly effective for shooting in dark scenes.

    Equipped with a Gyro sensor NEW
    This model is equipped with a new gyro sensor in addition to the conventional acceleration sensor. Tilt detection precision as been significantly improved, along with top/bottom correction precision enhancements and the ability for Remote Playback

    1/2500 seconds shutter speed
    The shutter speed can be set in a range from 1/2500 to 60 seconds.

    Underwater Housing TW-1  (Optional) NEW
    This is an authentic waterproof housing with JIS Class 8 equivalent protection class for shooting underwater to 30 m. The housing features AR anti-reflective coating and dirt-resistant coating.



    Advanced image processing technology NEW
    Advanced image processing technology cultivated over the years in camera development deliver image quality with minimal loss of shadow detail and highlight blowout even in scenes with varying levels of contrast. The white balance algorithm has been completely retuned to achieve natural hues for a wide range of scenes.

    Interval shooting
    The minimum shooting interval is 4 seconds. This enables a greater range of use when creating time lapse videos

    4K live screening NEW
    This model supports 4K compatible 360 degree live streaming. Output the 4K (3840x1920 pixels). 360 degree imagine in real-time


    More 360 degree freedom with improved

    controls and extensibility.

    Dual Communication - Bluetooth & wireless LAN New
    In addition to wireless LAN, Bluetooth is now adopted for constant connection*4 to your smartphone. Enjoy instant remote shooting and change shooting settings wherever you are.
    *4 When sleep mode is activated, you can shut the camera off by holding the power button.

    Wireless LAN client mode *5
    You can connect to a smartphone via wireless LAN access point. You can connect to THETA V sing the Internet connection on your smartphone. Now you are free from troublesome wireless connection switching.
    *5 Compatibility planned with firmware update.

    High-speed data transfer NEW
    Communication speed for both still images and videos is drastically improved. The maximum data transfer is approximately x2.5*6 faster than that of conventional models.
    6* Compared to THETA S. Actual measured value of time required to transfer data to an iOS device with video data of the same size. According to Ricoh research.

    Expanded functions via plugins *7 NEW
    A new system based on the Android OS is used on this mode. Adding plugins to the camera makes it possible to expand various features.
    *7 The Remote Playback function is a pre-installed plugin.v

    RICOH THETA V is compatible with the Google Street view app. The app enables you to record and publish 360 video (as Street View) to Google Maps. Join people from around the world in mapping and exploring new spaces with the RICOH THETA V and Google Street View.

    Compact and slim. The THETA design delivers
    both high-quality 360 degree image
    shooting and ease of use.

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    Product Specifications

    Article Number910725
    Camera TypeSpherical camera
    Size1/2.3 (x2)
    Effective Pixels

    Output size: Approx. 14MP (2x 12MP)


    L: 5376x2688


    4K, H264: 3.840 x 1.920, 29.97 B/Sek., 56 Mbps
    2K, H264: 1.920 x 960, 29.97 B/Sek., 16 Mbps


    Still image: ISO 64 to 3200

    Video: ISO 64 to 6400

    Live streaming: ISO 64 to 6400


    7 elements in 6 groups


    Auto:1/25000 to 1/8
    Shutter Priority:1/25000 to 1/8
    Manual: 1/25000 to 60 sec
    Video:1/25000 to 1/30sec
    Live Streaming: 1/25000 to 1/30sec

    Exposure ControlExposure control mode: Auto

    Still image: Manual compensation (-2.0 to +2.0EV, 1/3EV step) *

    *  A smartphone is required to change modes or configure manual settings.


    Still image: Auto, shutter priority, ISO priority and manual*

    Video: Auto

    Live streaming: Auto

    *  A smartphone is required to change modes or configure manual settings.

    White Balance

    Still image: Auto, outdoors, shade, cloudy, incandescent lamp 1, incandescent lamp 2, daylight color fluorescent lamp, natural white fluorescent lamp, white fluorescent lamp, light bulb color fluorescent lamp*

    Video: Auto

    Live streaming: Auto

    *  A smartphone is required to change modes or configure manual settings.


    approx. 19GB

    Storage Capacity

    Still image: Approx. 4,800 images

    Video (time per recording): Maximum 25 minutes or upper limit 4GB of the file size*

    Video (total recording time): Approx. 40 minutes (4K), approx. 130 minutes (2K)

    * Automatic shut down if the internal temperature increases.

    File Format

    Still image: JPEG (Exif Ver. 2.3)

    Video: MP4 (video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, audio: AAC)

    Live streaming (USB):  MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: AAC-LC(monaural


    Usage temperature range: 0°C - 40°C
    Usage humidity range: 90% or less
    Storage temperature range: -20°C - 60°C

    Communications protocol (WLAN): HTTP
    Communications protocol (BLE): GATT


    Kit Content

    USB cable
    Soft case


    Strap Adapter (colors: Silver, gray, green, blue, orange)

    A strap can be attached to the camera via the tripod socket.

    Strap Adapter Silver for RICOH THETA - 910711
    Strap Adapter Grey for RICOH THETA - 910712
    Strap Adapter Green for RICOH THETA - 910713
    Strap Adapter Blue for RICOH THETA - 910714
    Strap Adapter Orange for RICOH THETA - 910715

    TH-2 Hard Case
    Hard case to protect RICOH THETA against water droplets and dust. (Please note, this case is not waterproof).
    Product color (base only): Black - 910752

    TS-1 Soft Case
    Keep your RICOH THETA safe. This will give the lens extra protection in a sleek and stylish case.
    Soft case TS-1 White - 910718
    Soft case TS-1 Black - 910719

    TA-1 External microphone
    For good spatial audio recording. With wind protector - 910754

    TW-1 UNderwater Housing
    For Diving purposes up to depth of 30 m - 910753






    22.9mm (17.9mm*)

    * Excluding lens section.


    Approx. 125g


    Lithium-ion battery (built in)*

    * Charge the battery by connecting it to a PC using the supplied USB cable.


    Approx. 300 photos* or 80 minutes video

    * 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.


    Shooting mode: Auto

    ISO sensitivity: ISO 64 to 6400

    White balance: Auto

    Shutter speed: 1/25000 to 1/30 second

    Storage capacity*1: (time per recording): Maximum 25 minutes or upper limit 4GB of the file size*2

    (total recording time): Approx. 40 minutes (4K), approx. 130 minutes (2K)

    Image file format: MP4 (video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, audio: AAC)

    File size: 4K - 3840x1920 / 30 fps / 56Mbps
                     2K - 1920x960 / 30 fps / 16Mbps

    *1. The number of photos and recording times are guides only. The actual number differs according to the photography conditions.

    *2. Automatic shut down if the internal temperature increases.


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