Review of TH-3 Hard Case for THETA X

Review of the official RICOH TH-3 case with the RICOH THETA X.

  • water-resistant, not waterproof
  • good image quality in uniform light. significantly decreased from camera not in case, but may be good-enough for many applications
  • links to original images from camera available for download and inspection
  • USB cable can power the camera while the camera is in the caseyou

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Case is tested in three scenarios

outdoor courtyard

EV compensation likely set to high in this shot, causing colors to be washed out.

THETA X sample image taken inside of TH-3 case. Outdoor courtyard - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

Inside Rear Seat of Used Automobile

No garage. Strong sunlight streaming in through window. Not an optimal shot for the case.

HDR auto, 11K.

TH-3 case test with THETA X, HDR 11K. Original image from camera available for download and inspection. - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

Automobile Underbody Inspection

Inspecting catalytic converter and exhaust system.

TH-3 case test with RICOH THETA X. Under-carriage of automobile, simulating used car sales process. Shows exhaust and catalytic converter. original image available for download. - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

Case Usage

The connection is NOT waterproof. Water will likely get into the case if submerged. Should be OK for rain. I did not test in the rain.

Action shot. Extender is not needed. You can put it directly on the monopod.

used car interior test