Pentax *ist DS Specifications

Pentax *ist DS

Part Number: 18033 (Reviewed) Released: February 15, 2005

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Sensor Resolution
    6.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    6,310,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    6,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.7 x 23.5mm
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Auto Focus
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • Image Recording Format
    RAW
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Pentax

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 800
  • Exposure Metering
    evaluative
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    16
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Sepia
  • White Balance
    automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    shade
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/2 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • X-sync Speed
    1/180 sec
  • Exposure Range
    EV 1-21.5 ( ISO 200 )

Lens System

  • Focus Adjustment
    manual
  • Min Focus Range
    9.8 mm
  • Max View Angle
    76 degrees
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Lens Construction
    9 groups / 12 elements
  • Filter Size
    52 in
  • Lens System Mounting
    Pentax K

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    11
  • Flash Modes
    flash OFF mode

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.6 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    12 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Status LCD Display Illumination
    Yes
  • Status LCD Display Information
    battery condition
  • Additional Features
    USB 2.0 compatibility

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Magnification
    0.95x
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -2.5 to +1.5
  • Viewfinder Frames
    autofocus frame
  • Viewfinder Information
    aperture

Display

  • Resolution
    210,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    lens hood

Battery

  • Battery Type
    CR-V3
  • Details
    2 x CR-V3

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    RAW 3008 x 2008 : 11 - with 128MB card � Super-fine JPEG 3008 x 2008 : 34 - with 128MB card � Fine JPEG 3008 x 2008 : 70 - with 128MB card � Normal JPEG 3008 x 2008 : 117 - with 128MB card � Super-fine JPEG 2400 x 1600 : 51 - with 128MB card � Fine JPEG 2400 x 1600 : 96 - with 128MB card � Normal JPEG 2400 x 1600 : 161 - with 128MB card � Super-fine JPEG 1536 x 1024 : 106 - with 128MB card � Fine JPEG 1536 x 1024 : 173 - with 128MB card � Normal JPEG 1536 x 1024 : 271 - with 128MB card

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year limited warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.9 mm
  • Depth
    2.6 in
  • Height
    3.7 mm
  • Weight
    1.1 kg

General

  • Manufacturer
    Pentax

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Pentax *ist DS

Part Number: 18033 Released: Feb. 15, 2005
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