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[Question] Details on the DW-6, optional wide conversion lens for the GXR (S10).

It is DW-6, the wide conversion lens that you can use with the GXR with RICOH LENS S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC.
In order to use the DW-6, the HA-3 (optional, hood & adapter) is required.
You can take a picture at the lens magnification of 0.79, equivalent to 19 mm at the wide end (in 35 mm filmcameras).

GXR with A12, attached with HA-3, DW-6

See the FAQ below about the HA-3, hood and adapter.

Details on the HA-3 (hood & adapter)

Zoom magnification 0.79 x
Lens structure 3 glass elements in 3 groups
Size Maximum diameter 60 mm x Full length 22.9 mm
Weight Approx. 110 g
Screw shape Diameter 43 mm P0.75 (length 3.6 mm)
Mounting instructions and cautions are as follows.

Attaching the DW-6

1. Attach the camera unit (RICOH LENS S10 23-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC) to the GXR body.
See the FAQ below about how to attach them.

How to attach the camera unit to the GXR body.

2. Remove the ring cap from the camera body.
Remove the ring cap (2) by turning the ring cap counterclockwise (1) while pressing the ring cap release button.

Turn the ring cap counterclockwise for removal.

Keep the removed ring cap with care. For use, attach the ring cap to the camera body by aligning the markings, and then turn the ring cap clockwise to return it to its original position. The red mark in the figure above is a guide.

3. Attaching the adapter.
With the marking on the camera, fit the adapter into the camera body (1). Then turn the adapter clockwise until it clicks in position (2). The red mark in the figure below is a guide.

With the marking on the camera, fit the adapter into the camera body.

4. Attaching the wide conversion lens.
Screw the wide conversion lens clockwise into the adapter.

Screw the wide conversion lens into the adapter.
Check that the lens is secured in the adapter. If the lens is not attached appropriately, images may not be captured properly.

Caution on the usage of DW-6

  • Turn off the camera power for attachment or detachment.
  • Do not apply force more than necessary for attachment or detachment, or the camera may be damaged.
  • You cannot use a filter with the wide conversion lens.
  • You cannot use the hood that came with the HA-3 adapter with the wide conversion lens.
  • When using the wide conversion lens, you cannot use the flash built in the camera body.
  • When using the wide coversion lens, set the lens to the wide end.
  • Do not connect with any cameras other than specification.

Safety Precautions

[Warning] : Do not look at the sun directly through the lens, or you may lose your eyesight.

  • Do not leave the lens or the lens-attached camera under direct sunlight.
  • If sunlight is focused on a nearby item, a fire may occur. Store the product with lens cap or under no direct sunlight.

Handling Notes

  • When the wide conversion lens (DW-6) is attached, hold the body of the camera, and do not hold it only at the lens portion.
  • Do not directly touch the lens surface. Spots on the lens surface may affect the picture quality. To wipe off spots from the lens surface, use commercially available lens cleaner.
  • Be sure not to give it a shock, such as dropping it, or hitting it against hard items.
  • In an environment where the temperature changes suddenly, condensation may occur in the product, resulting in troubles such as rust or molds. For lens care, take it out of the bag after the temperature difference from the atmosphere has decreased to a fairly small amount.
  • Avoid high temperature or humidity and store the product in a dry place.

Answer ID: EDXR02054
Date created: April 12, 2010
Date modified: --
Product: GXR (RICOH LENS S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC)
Operating system: --
Category: Accessories
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