RICOH THETA Z1
User Guide

Names of Camera Parts

This section explains the names and functions of the buttons, lamps, etc. on the camera.

  1. Speaker

  2. Rear lens

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    Front lens

    Caution

    • Be careful when handling the lens section to avoid damage.

  3. Microphone

    Four microphones are incorporated in the camera.

  4. Shutter button

    Press to capture images.

  5. Camera status lamp

    Indicates the camera status.

    Lit in blue:
    The camera is ready for shooting.
    Flashing in blue:
    The camera is starting up (when the lamp flashes slowly).
    File conversion is progressing (when the lamp flashes rapidly).
    Lit in white:
    The plug-in installed in the camera is running.
    Flashing in red:
    An error has occurred in the camera. The lamp also flashes during the the power-off process of the camera.
    Lit in green:
    The self-timer function can be used for shooting.
    Unlit:
    Shooting is not possible as the camera is in the sleep mode, no more images can be captured, or no more recordable time remains. The lamp is also unlit in the light/sound off mode or during shooting.

  6. OLED panel

    Displays the shooting information, battery level, etc.

  7. USB terminal (USB Type-C)

    Used to connect the camera to a computer via the provided USB cable. (Details)

    Caution

    • It may take time for the battery to charge or the battery may not charge at all when a USB cable other than the provided USB cable is used.

  8. Strap lug

  9. Tripod mount hole

    Caution

    • When using the tripod, take care not to overtighten the screw.

  10. Power lamp

    Indicates the power status. (Details)

  11. Power button

    Turns the power on and off when the button is pressed and held.
    Starts and cancels the sleep mode when the button is pressed briefly.

  12. Wireless button

    Switches the wireless LAN mode between “Direct mode” (direct connection to a smartphone), “Client mode” (connection to a smartphone via a wireless router), and “Off”. (Switching to the “Client mode” is possible only when the router settings have been made.) (Details)
    Turns the Bluetooth® function on and off when the button is pressed and held. (Details)

  13. Mode button

    Switches the shooting mode between “Still image shooting mode”, “Video shooting mode”, and “Live streaming mode”. (Switching to the “Live streaming mode” is possible only when the USB cable is connected.)
    Runs and terminates the plug-in installed in the camera when the button is pressed and held. (Details)

  14. Fn button

    Switches the shooting method between “Normal shooting” and “Self-timer shooting”. When “My Settings” have been registered in the camera with the basic app, the shooting method can also be switched to “My Settings shooting”.
    Switches the information displayed on the OLED panel between “Basic display” and “Shooting information display” when the button is pressed and held.

Information Displayed on the OLED Panel

Basic display

  1. Communication status

    : Bluetooth® function set to on

    : Wireless LAN function set to on in the direct mode

    : Wireless LAN function set to on in the client mode

  2. Shooting mode / Shooting mode option

    : Still image shooting mode

    : Self-timer shooting function set to on in the still image shooting mode

    : My Settings shooting function set to on in the still image shooting mode

    : My Settings shooting function set to on in the still image shooting mode (with shooting conditions changed)

    : During the interval shooting in the still image shooting mode

    : During the interval composite shooting in the still image shooting mode

    : During the multi-bracketing shooting in the still image shooting mode

    : Video shooting mode

    : Self-timer shooting function set to on in the video shooting mode

    : My Settings shooting function set to on in the video shooting mode

    : My Settings shooting function set to on in the video shooting mode (with shooting conditions changed)

    : During video recording

    : Live streaming mode

    : During live streaming

  3. Plug-in/Self-timer status

    : Plug-in running

    : Self-timer shooting function set to on (in combination with My Settings)

  4. Battery level / Error notification

    to : Battery level (100% to 0%)

    : Charging

    : Battery temperature error

    : Camera unit temperature error

    : Electromagnetic compass error

  5. Number of recordable still images / Video recordable time / Self-timer countdown / Memory warning notification / Other information

    : Memory capacity warning

    : Battery level warning

    : Other errors

Shooting information display

  1. Shooting mode / Shooting mode option

    : Still image shooting mode

    : Video shooting mode

    : During video shooting in the video shooting mode

    : Live streaming mode

  2. Error notification

    : Camera unit temperature error

    : Electromagnetic compass error

  3. Exposure mode

    [Auto]: Auto mode

    [Av]: Aperture priority mode

    [Tv]: Shutter speed priority mode

    [ISO]: ISO sensitivity priority mode

    [M]: Manual mode

  4. Aperture value

  5. Shutter speed

  6. Image file format / Video size

  7. ISO sensitivity

  8. Exposure compensation value

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