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The Ricoh FF-9 is a 35mm moderate wide angle ultra compact camera which was released in 1988. It was also released as FF-7. It is a basic camera with some extra features.
Its main features are:

35mm F3.5 Ricoh lens, 4 elements in 4 groups, autofocus with focus lock, min. focus 0,8m
Electronic shutter, 1/4-1/400
Size 121x64x44,  Weight 220 gr. without battery
100-1600 ISO, automatic DX coding, self-timer, automatic film advance, continuous mode (1 fps), multi exposure (!),
TV screen mode, remote socket, Auto BackLight Control for subjects over 3m or Daytime Synchronization by flash within 3m, interval mode (1 shot every 60 sec.)

Camera front closed and original case.

Camera back. Flash indicator. Viewer and AF indicator. Film window.

Camera front open.
On/off slider uncovers the lens and sets camera to work. The lens does not move. Flash guide number 10 (m/ISO 100). The flash pops up if necessary.

Camera bottom.
Tripod socket. Battery compartment. Takes a CRP2 battery, not common, but still available. Mid roll rewind.

Camaera top:
LCD screen. Shutter release and self timer.

Back open. 
The film leader is safely engaged when you close the back.

This camera is easy to use, move the on/off slider, the cover opens and it's ready. Autofocus is responsive and works well. Putting a film is easy as well, you drop the film, tear the film leader up to the mark and that's it. The camera winds it automatically. It has quite some manual settings if needed, the menu is very easy to access on a LCD screen, but the mode button (on the side of the strap) needs fingernails or a pointed tool. Auto flash setting at start, which is the case with most ultra compacts.

There is no dedicated flash off mode except night infinity and TV screen mode, but the camera does not activate the flash if the subject is more tha 3m away. Night photos are limited because of 1/4 sec. min shutter speed. Daytime Synchronization activates either
Auto BackLight Control for backlit subjects over 3m or synchronization by flash within 3m.

There are several modes which are hard to find on other models: Multi exposure mode, Continuous mode (1 fps) until the film ends,
Interval mode (1 shot every 60 sec.) until the film ends and TV mode to capture pictures from a TV screen (1/30 fixed speed, F4). The remote socket takes either a cable release, an infrared sensor or even an audio (noise) sensor.

It's a point and shoot camera with a moderate wide angle lens, good picture quality, in a still pocketable body. Point and shoot at its simplest while good picture quality end plus some experimental modes.