RICOH THETA SC
- User Guide

Shooting Videos Using Only the Camera

This section explains basic methods for shooting videos.

  1. Turn on the power of the camera

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

    • Video Icon lights.
  3. Position the camera
    • Position the camera as upright as possible.
  4. Press the shutter button
    • Press it again to stop shooting.
    • Up to 5 minutes can be captured with each shot.

    • The video that is captured is saved in the internal memory of the camera.
    • When shooting just with the camera, the video size is 1920 x 1080 (30fps).

Note

Caution

  • An accurate date and time are not recorded if images/videos are taken when the camera has never been connected to a smartphone.
  • If you press and hold the power button to reset the camera while shooting video, the internal memory will become damaged and will no longer be able to save data.
  • The camera may become hot when shooting video for a long period of time. In this case, the camera may stop operating to prevent damage from high temperatures.

Camera Status Lamp

Some lighting statuses of the camera status lamp show that it is not possible to shoot videos. Refer to the following and check the status of the camera.

Lit in white:
Shooting is possible.
Flashing in white:
Sleep mode (power saving).
Flashing in red:
An error has occurred in the camera.
Unlit:
Shooting is not possible as no more images can be taken/no more time remains. The lamp is also unlit during shooting.

Note

  • The camera automatically enters the sleep mode if no operations are performed for a set period of time (default setting 5 minutes). Shooting is not possible in the sleep mode. Press the shutter button to enable shooting and then press the shutter button again to shoot a video.
  • During sleep mode, the wireless function is turned off and cannot be turned on by pressing the wireless button.
  • If no more images can be shot, delete images from the camera.
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