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streaming V X Z1

Live Stream 360 Video with macOS 12 Monterey

You can now stream 360 video in 4K from macOS Monterey 12.3. We’ve tested it on Apple silicon with an M1 MacBook Air. Resolution and latency are excellent. Set is easy once you upgrade to macOS 12.3. Prior to the news macOS upgrade, the RICOH THETA cameras couldn’t stream. As shown in the video above, […]

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Z1

THETA Plug-in Overview

A RICOH THETA Plug-in is a small applications that run inside the camera. Plug-ins are downloaded from the RICOH THETA Plug-in store. THETA Plug-in model support Plug-ins work with the RICOH THETA Z1, RICOH THETA V, and RICOH THETA X models. Free THETA Plug-ins and Plug-ins Requiring Paid Subscriptions Some of the plug-ins are from […]

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Camera Settings Z1

RICOH THETA Manual Shutter and ISO

To set the RICOH THETA shutter, ISO, and aperture you must first set the camera to manual program. If the camera is set to “normal program”, all settings are configured automatically. When the camera is in manual program mode, you cannot use EV compensation. Let’s first look at the API and then at how the […]

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Camera Settings Z1

RICOH THETA Force Shutdown and Settings Reset

Sometimes the RICOH THETA camera will get stuck. This may happen during development. If there is a stuck plug-in running inside the camera or a WebAPI command causes the camera to become unresponsive, you should first try a shutdown. Normal Shutdown Button: Power button only for around 8 seconds Force Shutdown In these cases, you […]

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repair

RICOH THETA Lens Repair

RICOH THETA lens repair can be a sad discussion. Officially, you need to replace the entire assembly, which can be expensive. If you scratch or damage the lens, you will need to send the camera into a service center and replace the entire lens unit. A community member reported that the cost in the UK […]

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X

RICOH THETA X Introduction

RICOH THETA X has 11K image, internal GPS, color touchscreen

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repair

RICOH THETA Battery

RICOH THETA battery replacement discussions online show that people are successfully replacing the DB-110 battery in the V and other models. The RICOH THETA V, Z1, and SC2 are not designed to be serviced at home. To replace the battery, you should take it into an authorized service center. However, in order to save cost […]

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Camera Settings Z1

THETA WiFi Reset

You can easily perform a THETA WiFi reset by either pressing down the WiFi button V models or the mode and Wi-Fi buttons on the Z1 model. The RICOH THETA Wi-Fi password is set as the numbers from the serial number from the factory. For example, if the serial number is YN10010104, then the default […]

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Plugin Development Z1

Plug-in Development with Vysor

Vysor is a tool for plug-in development with the RICOH THETA Z1 and V cameras. You can use it to display the camera OS as if the camera were a virtual Android mobile phone. To use Vysor, the RICOH THETA Z1 must be in Developer Mode. This is free. However, you do need to register […]

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Z1

RICOH THETA Z1 Technical Specifications

RICOH THETA Z1 51GB / RICOH THETA Z1 1″ image sensor Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, MSM8953_64 Android OS 7.1.2 Supported APIs Web API v2.1 RICOH THETA Plug-in API Note that the WebAPI can be accessed from inside of the plug-in in addition to the Android Camera API. RICOH THETA BLE API (Bluetooth) CPU and Snapdragon 625 Specifications ARM […]