Ricoh will release the “Hard Case TH-3” as a dedicated case for RICOH THETA on September 22.
[Features of “Hard Case TH-3”]
・This is a hard case that has waterproof performance equivalent to IPX4.*1
・You can perform shooting with the case attached to the camera. The RICOH THETA smartphone app or the separately sold accessory “Remote Control TR-1” is used to release the camera shutter.*2
・A USB cable can be connected with the case attached to the camera, enabling the camera to be charged and used for live streaming.*3*4*5
・The case has a metal tripod screw hole.
[Main Specifications of Hard Case TH-3]
Compatible models: RICOH THETA X, RICOH THETA Z1, RICOH THETA SC2*6
Dimensions: Approx. 81 × 81 × 211 mm (W × D × H)
Weight: Approx. 209 g
*1 The case cannot be used for shooting underwater. The case is waterproof when no USB cable is connected and all openings where the USB cable passes through are closed.
*2 Shooting with the case attached will result in a lower image quality than shooting without the case.
*3 When a USB cable is connected, water droplets and dust may enter from the USB cable connection point.
*4 It is not guaranteed that the camera will work correctly when using a USB cable other than the one provided with the product.
*5 When performing live streaming with RICOH THETA X with the case attached, use the latest firmware for RICOH THETA X and set “Auto switching to live streaming” to ON.
*6 The USB cable provided with RICOH THETA SC2 cannot be used because it has a ferrite core that interferes with the opening where the cable passes through.