Ricoh Shotmaster Ultra Zoom Super is a fully automatic compact 35mm camera. The camera has an unusual focal length starting at 32mm and extends to 64mm. The camera has a compact body with a minimalistic design. Super Night mode on the Ricoh Shotmaster Ultra Zoom Super lets the camera do a double exposure that expose and focuses on both the background and foreground subject during night or day time.
A shutter cable release is also available to be used. The camera has a film door lock prevents the backdoor from accidental openings. The on/off switch also serves as a lens cover. Contrary to the others zoom compact cameras, the viewfinder of this camera has projected guidelines instead of normal black lines that's common on zoom lens point and shoot.
Type: Full-automatic 35 mm autofocus lens-shutter camera with built-in ZOOM lens.
Lens: 32 mm f/4.9--64 mm f/8.8 zoom lens
6 elements 6 groups
Focus: Automatic focusing with pre-focusing facility.
0.6 m--00 at telephoto, 0.8 m--00at wide angle
Self-timer: Built-in electronic type with LED indicator. Operating delay of approx. 10 sec.
Shutter: Programmed AE type electronic shutter, 1/3--1/300 sec.
Viewfinder: Albada type with bright-frame zoom viewfinder
Exposure adjustment: With CdS photocell. Programmed automatic exposure adjustment with Automatic Backlight Control system.
Exposure coupling range EV6.3 - 17 (wide), EV8.1 - 18.8 (Tele)/lSO 100
Film speed range: ISO 64--3200. Compatible with the DX code system. (Non-DX films are set to ISO 100.)
Film loading: RICOH auto-load system
Film advance/rewind: Automatic film advance and rewind, Automatic 1st frame setting, Automatic film rewind at the end of film.
Exposure counter: Additive, counts down during film rewind.
Built-in flash: Electronic flash automatically activates in dim light and backlight.
Flash range: 0.8 m (2.6 ft.) - 3 9 m (13 ft.) (at wide-angle),
0.6 m (2 ft.) - 2.1 m (7 ft.) (at telephoto) (ISO 100)
0.8 m (2.6 ft.) - 7 8 m (26 ft.) (at wide-angle),
0.6 m (2 ft.) - 4.2 m (14 ft.) (at telephoto) (ISO 400)
Interval between flashes: About 6 sec.
Other features: Red eye reduction Mode, Flash-on, Flash-off, Super Night Mode, TV Mode, Continuous Mode, Safety Lock, Electronic Remote Control Socket, Tripod Socket, Switchable panorama (Mid-roll)
Power Source: 3V lithium battery (CR-1 23A, DL-1 23A) or equivalent
Dimensions: 119 mm (4.7 in.) (w) x 68 mm (2.7 in.) (h) X 42.5 mm (1.7 in.) (d)
Weight: 240 g (8.10 oz.) (without battery)