Ricoh warns against using aftermarket accessories with GR III cameras

Ricoh GR III accessories
(Image credit: Ricoh)

Ricoh has issued a warning to GR III owners against the use of third-party accessories, stating they could damage the camera.

A large accessory market has built up around the Ricoh GR III, and it's now possible to equip the camera with a whole range of accessories from third party manufacturers. Most seem to have little chance of damaging the camera, but Ricoh says otherwise.

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Ben Andrews

Ben is the Imaging Labs manager, responsible for all the testing on Digital Camera World and across the entire photography portfolio at Future. Whether he's in the lab testing the sharpness of new lenses, the resolution of the latest image sensors, the zoom range of monster bridge cameras or even the latest camera phones, Ben is our go-to guy for technical insight. He's also the team's man-at-arms when it comes to camera bags, filters, memory cards, and all manner of camera accessories – his lab is a bit like the Batcave of photography! With years of experience trialling and testing kit, he's a human encyclopedia of benchmarks when it comes to recommending the best buys.