RICOH THETA Sleep Delay and Off Delay

The video below explains sleep delay and off delay for RICOH THETA Z1, RICOH THETA V, and RICOH THETA SC2. Surprisingly, the default power off delay for Z1 and V appears to be 18 hours compared to 10 minutes or 600 seconds for the SC2B.

References

Oppkey THETA ATK RICOH THETA API Test Kit
Official API reference
Off_delay
Sleep_delay

Observations

After I reset the camera with camera.reset, the offDelay value for both the Z1 and V were set to 64,800 seconds or 18 hours.

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My assumption was that the offDelay would be set to 600 seconds, but this isn’t what I found.

With the THETA V, I got the same results.

With the SC2B, the default offDelay is 600 seconds, which is what I would expect.

Review the video, perform your own tests and adjust your camera settings if you need to.

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