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3D Printing: Theta 360 Cameras

This guide will assist patrons who plan to use the 3D printing available in the Wilmeth Active Learning Center (WALC).

How can I borrow a camera?

You can borrow a Theta for one week at a time.

  • 2 available for loan.

Available Theta Cameras

Theta 360 Camera - capture stunning 360 degree images!

Software & Apps

RICOH THETA Software - This Mac and Windows compatible software will allow you to view your spherical images in they're entirety and upload them to social media. (If your images are uploaded to they will be viewable by everyone.)

Theta 360 App - this app allows you to use your smartphone as a remote control for the Theta as well as viewing your spherical images.

Update Firmware.

Ricoh Theta

  • 1920 X 1080: 15 fps
  • photo and video
  • two 180 degree lenses
  • 4GB memory
  • WiFi built-in
  • Remote Control: Smartphone (optional)
  • Built-in rechargeable battery

Ricoh Compact Camera Applications

If you're just looking for inspiration or want to explore the possibilities of using the Ricoh Theta cameras, check out the Theta Gallery; a collection of videos and photos shot with Ricoh Theta cameras!


A world of cherry blossoms in front of the Budokan in Tokyo - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

More from Ricoh

Support Manual - Online user guide.

Contact Info

Wilmeth Active Learning Center

Maker Space within DVELoP (Data Visualization Experience Lab of Purdue)

Library of Engineering & Science Reference Desk 765-494-0831

WALC Information Desk 765-494-0514

Available 3D Printing Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm