RICOH WG-M2 Action Cam

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WG-M2

 

 

 

 

A high-grade, heavy-duty action camera with a 204°ultra-wide-angle lens

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204°ultra-wide angle to capture 
all thrills and excitements around you*

*Movies: 204° in Wide mode, 151° in Narrow mode; Still images: 202° in Wide mode, 150° in Narrow mode

204°ultra-wide-angle movies to recreate an overwhelming scale of the nature



Spectacular 4K resolution, with four times more pixels than the Full HD format

The RICOH WG-M2’s 4K format assures astonishingly high-resolution movies at 3840 x 2160 pixels — twice more pixels horizontally and vertically than the Full HD format (1920 x 1080 pixels). It faithfully records breathtaking beauty and thrilling experiences in spectacular, vibrant movies. The WG-M2 also offers Full HD 60p and HD 120p movie formats, allowing you to effortlessly capture beautiful, flawless movies of fast-action sports and lively pets.

 

High-quality movie recording at the astonishingly high bit rate of 100Mbps*

 

The WG-M2 records movies at the amazingly high rate of approximately 100 megabits per second. Recording movies at this average bit rate of approximately 100Mbps provides more image data to each frame, allowing you to produce beautiful, exciting and lively works of art.
* When the camera is set in 4K and S-Fine modes, and a micro SDXC (UHS-I Speed Class 3) memory card is used.


Heavy-duty body for underwater shooting without a housing

Waterproof to 20m

Freeze-proof to -10°C

Shockproof to 2m

Despite its compact design, the WG-M2 is shockproof against a fall from two meters, freeze-proof against temperatures down to -10°C, and waterproof to a depth of 20 meters* without a housing. It also provides simplified operation and the recording of crystal-clear stereo sound.

*The underwater lens protector (included) must be mounted on the WG-M2 for underwater shooting.
*Although this camera is provided with a waterproof design equivalent to JIS Class 8, waterproof performance is not guaranteed against all level of water pressure. Excessive force to the camera such as dropping, hitting, or high pressure may cause a loss in waterproof performance.
*Regarding the freeze-proof performance, the number of recordable movie files/still images may decrease as the temperature at a shooting location goes down.

Waterproof performance equivalent to IPX8 or JIS Class 8; Dustproof performance equivalent to IP6X or JIS Class 6; Shockproof performance measured under RICOH IMAGING-original testing standards (from a height of two meters, onto a surface of 5cm-thick plywood), conforming to Method 516.5-Shock of the MIL-Standard 810F.

Heavy-duty design 1.5-inch LCD monitor

Heavy-duty design
Waterproof down to 20 meters without a housing, and shockproof against a fall from two meters

1.5-inch LCD monitor
For effortless framing and on-the-spot confirmation of recorded movies. User-friendly interface for speedy setting of desired modes.

RICOHStereo microphone

Stereo microphone
For recording of clear sound, without the muffling caused by a housing. A new wind suppression mode comes in handy during outdoor shooting.NEW

Large control buttons

Large control buttons
For effortless, unfailing camera operation with a gloved hand.

Underwater lens protector (included)

Underwater lens protector (included)

Vibration function

Vibration function
to prevent unfortunate recording errorsThe WG-M2 signals the start and end of movie recording by camera body vibrations, eliminating the worry of missed recording opportunities.

Movie SR function
for blur-free recording of active scenes

The WG-M2’s Movie SR (Shake Reduction) function* minimizes camera shake when recording a movie on the move. It allows you to capture sharp, blur-free movies even under demanding, blur-prone conditions.
*This function is available only when the Narrow mode is selected during movie recording.

Crystal-clear soundThanks to its heavy-duty, housing-free design and wind suppression mode, the WG-M2 records crystal-clear sound even outdoors. It also records stereo sound to recreate the true-to-life ambience of memorable scenes.

 

Advanced shooting features made possible by an expert camera manufacturer

New underwater white-balance mode to optimize underwater scenesNEW

The WG-M2’s new underwater white-balance mode faithfully reproduces the clear, vibrant atmosphere of underwater scenes, by eliminating reddish casts in shallows waters near the surface or bluish and greenish casts in deep waters around the depth of 15 meters.

Standard shooting mode   /  Underwater shooting mode

±2EV exposure compensation

The WG-M2’s exposure compensation function lets you adjust the exposure to the desired level within a range of ±2EV in 1/2EV steps. It helps you add a distinctive visual expression to your images.

+2.0EV
±0EV
-2.0EV

Advanced metering system for unfailing image exposure

The WG-M2 provides the choice of metering systems: multi-segment or spot. When spot metering is selected, the camera’s AE (Auto Exposure) system is locked at the start of a shooting session to stabilize the exposure level throughout the recording, regardless of the fluctuations in the illumination level of surrounding areas.

Image Effect modes to add 
an artistic finish to your movies

The WG-M2 provides a range of creative Image Effect modes, such as Monochrome, Shading, Bleach Bypass, Bold Monochrome, and High Contrast.* Apply the desired visual effect to movie recording for greater flexibility of creative expression.

Wi-Fi compatible

The WG-M2 is compatible with wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) systems, and can be remotely connected to your smartphone or tablet computer to transfer captured images to your mobile device.

Image Sync application 
to shoot, view and share 
movies more effortlessly

By installing this dedicated application* in your smartphone or tablet computer, you can control movie and still-image recording operation from a distance, transfer captured movies/images to your mobile device, play back saved movies/images on the device’s monitor, and even upload favorite movies/images to social networking and other websites.


*Image Sync can be downloaded free of charge from the App Store (for iPhones) or Google Play (for Android smartphones).

Wi-Fi compatible
Google Play™
 
App Store(iPhone用)
 


Other functions

Time-Lapse mode
This mode links a series of still images captured over a long period of time, and fast-forwards them at 30, 60 or 150 times of normal speed to create dramatic time-lapse movies.

High-Speed Movie mode
This mode records HD-format images at 120 frames per second, then plays them back at 30 frames per second to create a slow-motion movie — ideal for such applications as reviewing your golf swing.

Endless Recoding mode to create extended movie files

This mode automatically creates a series of five-, 10- or 25-minute movie files during extended movie recording, allowing you to document a subject over a very long period of time.*
*The maximum length of a single movie file is 25 minutes or 4GB.
*The length of a single movie file may vary depending on a selected movie format.

 

4K 30p 5 minutes 1080/ 60p 10 minutes
1080/ 30p・720/ 60p・720/ 30p 10 minutes or 25 minutes

 

High-speed continuous shooting of still images

While you hold the shutter release button down, the WG-M2 captures as many as 10 images in a single sequence at a speed of eight images per second.

LCD orientation function

LCD orientation function NEW

This function records a movie file in an upright, horizontal position regardless of the camera’s orientation, allowing you to mount the WG-M2 on any object and at the desired orientation (0°, 90°, 180° or 270°).

*This function may not be usable in certain shooting modes and/or certain settings.

In-body movie editing tools

In-body movie editing tools

The WG-M2 provides a host of user-friendly movie editing tools, including a divide movie mode to segment a movie at desired points, and a still image save mode to capture a frame from a movie file and file it as a still image (maximum image size of 4K).

Effortless hands-free shooting of lively movies and exciting still images
Venture into a totally new world of exciting, vibrant digital imaging!

 

 


wg-m2

Included items
- Rechargeable lithium-ion battery D-LI68
- Power adapter
- USB cable I-USB157
- Lens protector
- Underwater lens protector

Specifications

Lens  RICOH Lens, 8 elements in 8 groups (6 aspherical elements) *1
Focal Length 1.6mm
Equivalent in 35mm Format Approx. 14mm
Maximum Angle of View (Diagonal) *1 < Still >
Angle of view Wide : Approx. 202°
Angle of view Narrow : Approx. 150°
< Movie >
Angle of view Wide : Approx. 204°
Angle of view Narrow : Approx. 151°
Brightness F2.0
Focus Range 0.2m - infinity / 0.66ft. - infinity
Motion Blur Reduction Electronic image stabilization (Movie SR) *2
File formatStill JPEG (conforms to Exif 2.3), conforms to DCF2, PRINT Image Matching III
Movie MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 (MOV)
Audio : PCM system, Stereo sound
Number of Recorded PixelsStill (4:3) 8M:3264x2448, 5M:2592x1944
(16:9) 6M:3264x1840, 4M:2592x1464
(1:1) 6M:2448x2448
Movie 4K(3840x2160:30fps), Full HD(1920x1080:60fps/30fps), HD(1280x720:120fps/60fps/30fps)
Quality LevelStill Fixed (Fine)
Movie S. Fine/ Fine *3
Number of Effective Pixels (Still) Approx. 8 megapixels
Image Sensor 1/2.3 inch CMOS
Sensitivity (Standard Output Sensitivity) Still:ISO AUTO /AUTO-Hi /200 /400 /800 /1600 /3200 /6400
Movie:ISO AUTO /AUTO-Hi
White Balance Auto, Auto(Outdoor), Manual
Display 1.5 inch LCD, approx. 115,000 dots
Exposure Control  Program AE
Metering System Multi-segment, Spot metering
EV Compensation ±2EV (1/2EV steps)
Shooting Modes Still, Underwater Still Image, Burst shooting,
Movie, Underwater Movie, Time-Lapse Movie, Extended Movie Recording, High Speed Movie
Image Effect Modes Bright, Natural, Monochrome, Shading, Bleach Bypass, Bold Monochrome, High Contrast *4
Edit Functions Save as Still Image, Divide Movies, Image Copy
Shutter Speed 1/24000 - 1/4 sec.
Storage Media Built-in Memory (approx. 68MB)
microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC Memory Card
Power Source  Rechargeable lithium-ion battery D-LI68
Battery Life
(Using the rechargeable lithium-ion battery)
Still : Approx. 450 pictures *5
Movie recording : Approx. 80 minutes (4K,Fine Settings) *6
Playback : Approx. 160 minutes *6
Interfaces USB2.0(Micro B), HDMI output terminal(Type D)
Wireless Interface Standard : 802.11b/g/n
Frequency : 2.4GHz band
Security : WPA2
Water Proof / Dust Proof Equivalent to IPX8, JIS Class 8 waterproof / IP6X, JIS Class 6 dustproof capabilities
Dimensions Approx. 57.4(W) × 34.1(H) × 77.8(D)mm / 2.3 (W) x 1.3(H) x 3.1(D) inches (excluding operating or protruding parts) *1
Weight Approx. 136g / 4.8 oz. (including battery, microSD memory card, and Lens protector O-LP1631)
Approx. 114g / 4.0 oz. (excluding battery, microSD memory card, and Lens protector O-LP1631)
Accessories Rechargeable lithium-ion battery, Power adapter, USB cable, Lens protector, Underwater lens protector

*1 The camera is equipped with the Lens Protector O-LP1631.
*2 Usable in Angle of View "Narrow" at movie. Angle of view to be reduced when Movie SR is on.
*3 Fixed at "Fine" except Movie mode.
*4 At Still, Underwater Still Image, or Burst Shooting, only Bright, Natural or Monochrome is selectable.
*5 Recording capacity shows approximate number of shots recorded during CIPA-compliant testing. Actual performance may vary depending on operating conditions.
*6 According to the result of RICOH IMAGING in-house testing.

< For your safety >
- Be sure to be fully aware of your surroundings, and take all safety precautions needed when you operate the WG-M2 while walking, driving, riding a motorcycle or bicycle, or underwater.
- Despite the WG-M2's waterproof, dustproof, shockproof and freezeproog performance, RICOH IMAGING does not recommend excessively violent use of the camera in damage-prone locations.
- In order to retain the WG-M2's waterproof performance, we advice replacing its airtight seals once a year. Consult your local customer support center for the seal replacement service (a service fee will be charged).

RICOH WG-M2 still-image and movie recording capacity (approximate data)

●Movie

Movie 4K
3840x2160
Full HD
1920x1080
Frame rate 30fps
S. Fine
30fps
S. Fine
60fps
S. Fine
60fps
S. Fine
30fps
S. Fine
30fps
S. Fine
Built-in Memory - - 0:00:12 0:00:18 0:00:22 0:00:33
8GB 0:10:19 0:17:06 0:24:09 0:35:55 0:44:18 1:04:18
16GB 0:21:06 0:34:57 0:49:21 1:12:22 1:30:30 2:11:22
32GB 0:41:29 1:08:43 1:37:02 2:24:15 02:57:55 4:18:15
64GB 1:24:06 2:19:19 3:16:44 4:52:26 6:00:41 8:43:33

[Hours : Minutes : Seconds]

Movie HD
1280x720
Frame rate 120fps
S. Fine
120fps
S. Fine
60fps
S. Fine
60fps
S. Fine
30fps
S. Fine
30fps
S. Fine
Built-in Memory 0:00:14 0:00:21 0:00:22 0:00:33 0:00:36 0:00:52
8GB 0:28:04 0:41:31 0:44:181 1:04:18 1:11:11 1:42:14
16GB 0:57:21 1:24:50 1:30:30 2:11:22 2:25:26 3:28:50
32GB 1:52:45 2:46:47 2:57:54 4:18:14 4:45:55 6:50:32
64GB 3:48:35 5:38:06 6:00:40 8:43:31 9:39:38 13:52:14

[Hours : Minutes : Seconds]

●Still

Still 8M [4:3]
(3264x2448)
6M[16:9]
(3264x1840)
6M [1:1]
(2448x2448)
5M [4:3]
(2592x1944)
※High Speed Continuous Shooting
4M [16:9]
(2592x1464)
※High Speed Continuous Shooting
Built-in Memory 38 46 46 53 69
8GB 4199 5092 5092 5838 7479
16GB 8575 10400 10400 11922 15275
32GB 16857 20444 20444 23436 30027
64GB 32465 40582 40582 44271 60873

[Shots]

Notes:
•The maximum length is 25 minutes or 4GB per file for movie.
•The maximum time which can be recorded as 1280x720 /120fps Movie mode is 4 minutes per file.

RICOH WG-M2 System Requirements

Windows® Windows Vista® Windows®7 Windows®8 Windows®8.1 Windows®10
Macintosh Mac OS X 10.6 OS X 10.7 OS X 10.8 OS X 10.9 OS X 10.10

・Supported OS must be pre-installed in PC and updated to the latest version. USB port must be standard equipped.

 
    • WG Flat Adhesive Mount 2
      O-CM1532

      For fixing the camera to a surfboard or snowboard with a large adhesive area.
      Adhesive mount area: 75mm in diameter.

    • WG Wrist Strap Mount
      O-CM1533

      For attaching the camera to the wrist or arm during surfing, skiing and snorkeling.

    • WG Peg Mount
      O-CM1534

      For fixing the camera on the ground, to record camping scenes or check golf swings.

    • WG Helmet Strap Mount
      O-CM1536

      For attaching the camera to a helmet using a strap.

    • WG Magnet Mount
      O-CM1535

      For attaching the camera to metal objects using a powerful magnet.
      Adhesive mount area: 44mm x 41mm

    • WG Flat Adhesive Mount (three-piece set)
      O-CM1471

      For attaching the camera to flat surfaces using double-faced adhesive tape.
      Adhesive mount area: 43mm x 39mm

    • WG Handlebar Mount
      O-CM1472

      For attaching the camera to round pipes, such as handlebars.
      Usable pipe size: 20mm to 35mm in diameter

    • WG Suction Cup Mount
      O-CM1473

      For attaching the camera to a flat surface using a suction cup.
      Suction cup mount area: 80mm in diameter

    • WG Grip Adapter (usable only with wg-m2)
      O-MA1531

      For assuring a solid grip of the camera during one-handed shooting.

    • WG Angle Adapter (a three-piece set)
      O-MA1532

      For setting the camera at any desired angle.

    • Camera Case
      O-CC163

      Camera case with protective padding.

       
    • Protector Jacket
      O-CC1631

      Protector jacket to keep the camera from damages.
      *The camera is not included in this accessory.

       
    • Sports Strap
      O-ST81

      This sports strap is resistant to sweat and water.

       
    • Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery
      D-LI68

       

       
    • Rechargeable Battery Kit
      K-BC115J

       

       
    • AC adapter Kit
      K-AC115J

       

       
    • HDMI Cable
      HC-1

       

       

    Notes:
    * I RICOH IMAGING holds no responsibility for any damage, malfunction, loss or accident inflicted on a WG-series camera and/or accessory, which is caused by a fall or toppling of a WG-series accessory.
    The WG-series accessories may not be usable, or may come off, under certain mounting configurations or conditions. You are advised to observe all safety precautions when using them in your shooting sessions.