RICOH THETA SC2
User Guide

Shooting Videos While Connected to a Smartphone with the Self-timer Function

You can record videos using the self-timer function with the basic app for smartphone.

  1. Turn on the power of the camera.

  2. Press the mode button to select the video shooting mode.

    • appears on the OLED panel.
  3. Place the camera.
  4. Connect the camera to a smartphone via a wireless LAN or Bluetooth®.
  5. Start the basic app for smartphone.
    • The shooting screen is displayed.
  6. Tap in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.
    • The [Shooting settings] screen is displayed.
  7. Tap [Self-timer], and then tap the countdown time to set.
  8. Tap to start the self-timer shooting.
    • The shooting is stopped when is tapped. (The shooting can also be stopped by pressing the shutter button of the camera.)

Note

  • If a video is recorded while the camera is connected to a smartphone with the GPS function enabled, position information is recorded for the video.
  • When [Display after shooting] is turned on in [Shooting settings] and the shutter button of the basic app is used to capture still images, the images are automatically transferred to the smartphone. The images captured using the shutter button of the camera while [Display after shooting] is set to off and videos are not transferred automatically.
  • The default countdown time is 5 seconds.
  • If the shutter button of the camera is pressed during countdown, shooting can be performed immediately.
    (The self-timer is canceled.)
  • To cancel the self-timer, press the self-timer button or mode button.
    (If the remaining countdown time is less than 2 seconds, the self-timer cannot be canceled.)
  • The countdown sound volume is proportional to the shutter sound volume.
    (When the shutter sound is off, the countdown sound is off either.)
  • The settings below can be made for the basic app for smartphone.
  • Changed countdown time is kept even if the camera power is turned off.
  • To cancel the self-timer, set [Shooting method] to [Normal shooting].
  • The following operations are not available with the basic app for smartphone while recording videos.
    • Viewing images in the camera
    • Transferring images from the camera
    • Deleting images from the camera
  • Videos can be transferred to a smartphone, and then shared and viewed as spherical images on YouTube.

Caution

  • Videos may not be transferred to a smartphone depending on the video settings.
  • Videos may not be played back on a smartphone or computer depending on the video settings.
  • The camera may get hot if you record a video for a long period of time or perform shooting multiple times in quick succession. In this case, the camera may stop operating to prevent damage from high temperatures.
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