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Ricoh WG-6 PDF User Manual

Did you lose or misplace the instruction manual that came with your Ricoh WG-6? It happens all too easily, but fortunately Ricoh makes a soft copy available that you can browse through online, print out, or download (see the pdf file below). It is certainly good practice to carefully familiarize oneself with the many different functionalities and options that the WG-6 offers, and the official user manual is without doubt an authoritative and comprehensive source of respective information.

That said, the instruction booklet can be a dry read, so that a dedicated camera guide book from a professional photographer that illustrates the camera's core functions in a real life photography context can be a very helpful complement. Yes, getting one of these camera guides (see here at amazon) would involve an additional expense, but if that book helps to exploit the camera's potential to the full, the (small) additional investment may well be worth it.

Also, you might want to check out the video tutorial on the Ricoh WG-6 below.

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In any case, the WG-6 is an advanced imaging tool, whose many features merit serious attention. This fixed lens compact camera was revealed to the public on February 21st, 2019, which means that, as of today, the camera is 1372 days old (young?). Given that the WG-6 is a relatively recent model, it forms part of the current Ricoh product line-up.

Ricoh's operating manual for the WG-6

The camera's operating manual is 130 pages long. The pdf version is embedded below. As you browse through, you will hopefully find the information you are looking for. You can also print out a hard copy by right clicking on the manual and then choosing the respective menu option. For convenience, a summary of the key specs of the WG-6 is included towards the bottom of this webpage.

Don't forget to bookmark this page for future reference (Ctrl-Shift-D on a Windows PC; Cmd-Shift-D on a Mac). Happy browsing!

Click on the button below to download the pdf version of the Ricoh WG-6 manual to your computer. The file will open in a new browser window.

Download the Manual

If you prefer to read the user guide in another language, please check the respective availability on Ricoh's support site. That site also provides complementary online resources, such as information on the compatibility of various camera accessories or the availability of firmware updates that are not necessarily comprehensively covered in the instruction manual.

Printed, hardcopy versions of the Ricoh WG-6 manual can sometimes be found online. You can check the availability on amazon and ebay via the buttons below.

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Video tutorial for the Ricoh WG-6

Perhaps instead of reading through a manual or operations guide, you might prefer to better familiarize yourself with your WG-6 by watching a video tutorial. It can notably help to quickly get to know the key functions and to set up your camera according to your particular preferences and needs.

Once again, the Ricoh WG-6 is a sophisticated imaging tool and not exploiting its capabilities to the full would be a pity. Hence, taking the time to study online information material or to read through a well-written camera guide book is highly recommended to make the most of your purchase.

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Ricoh WG-6 FAQ

Below are some additional questions and answers concerning some particular features of the WG-6.

What type of imaging sensor is used in the WG-6?

The camera is build around a BSI-CMOS (Backside Illuminated Complementary Metal–Oxide–Semiconductor) sensor.

What is the ISO sensitivity range of the WG-6?

The camera has a native sensitivity range from ISO 125 to ISO 6400.

Do I need to purchase an external camera trigger to shoot time-lapse sequences?

No, the Ricoh WG-6 has an intervalometer built-in, so that low frequency shooting (for example, flower blooming, sunset, moon rise) can be undertaken without the need to purchase a separate external intervalometer and related software.

Does the Ricoh WG-6 feature an autofocus assist light?

Yes, the camera has a lamp built-in that can illuminate the subject and improve autofocus in low-light settings.

Which battery does the WG-6 use?

The camera gets its power from the DB-110 (here at amazon), which is a rechargeable Lithium-Ion power pack.

Does the Ricoh WG-6 support geotagging?

The WG-6 has a built-in GPS (Global Positioning System) module and can embed location information in the EXIF data of the captured image.

Further reading

How does the WG-6 stack up against available alternatives? In case you are interested in seeing how this camera compares to another one, just use the search menu below. There is also a set of direct links to comparison reviews that other users of the CAM-parator app explored.

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    Core camera specifications

    Here is a list of the main features and technical characteristics of the Ricoh WG-6.

    Specifications Summary
    Camera Model Ricoh WG-6
    Camera Type Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens 28-140mm f/3.5-5.5
    Launch Date February 2019
    Launch Price USD 399
    Sensor Specs
    Sensor Technology BSI-CMOS
    Sensor Format 1/2.3" Sensor
    Sensor Size 6.17 x 4.55 mm
    Sensor Area 28 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 7.7 mm
    Crop Factor 5.6x
    Sensor Resolution 20.2 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 5 184 x 3 888 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 1.18 μm
    Pixel Density 71.80 MP/cm2
    Moiré control no AA filter
    Movie Capability 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 125 - 6 400 ISO
    Screen Specs
    Viewfinder Type No viewfinder
    Top-Level Screen no Top Display
    LCD Framing Live View
    LCD Size 3.0 inch
    LCD Resolution 1040k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen
    Touch Input No touchscreen
    Shooting Specs
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing Aidno Peaking Feature
    Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000s
    Continuous Shooting 1 shutter flaps/s
    Silent Shootingno E-Shutter
    Time Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer Built-in
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards
    Single or Dual Card Slots Single card slot
    UHS card support no
    Connectivity Specs
    External Flash no Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 3.0
    HDMI Port micro HDMI
    Wifi Support no Wifi
    Geotagging GPS built-in
    Body Specs
    Environmental SealingWaterproof body (20m)
    Battery Type DB-110 power pack
    Battery Life (CIPA)340 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging USB charging
    Body Dimensions 118 x 66 x 33 mm
    (4.6 x 2.6 x 1.3 in)
    Camera Weight 246 g (8.7 oz)

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