Pentax *ist DS2 Specifications

Pentax *ist DS2

Pentax *ist DS2

Part Number: 18476 (Reviewed) Released: October 19, 2005

General

  • Depth
    2.6 mm
  • Sensor Resolution
    6.1 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    stainless steel
  • 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
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • Image Recording Format
    RAW
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Pentax

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 1600
  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    16
  • Exposure Modes
    bulb
  • Shooting Programs
    landscape
  • White Balance
    custom
  • White Balance Presets
    fluorescent light (cool white)
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 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 )

Display

  • Display Format
    210,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    11
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Flash Modes
    red-eye reduction

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Lens System

  • Lens Included
    body only

Memory / Storage

  • 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

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    optical
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Viewfinder Information
    exposure compensation
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Viewfinder Frames
    Autofocus frame

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.8 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    12 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Status LCD Display Information
    flash mode
  • Features
    auto power save

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    USB, composite video output, DC power input
  • Qty
    1, 1, 1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/4000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    30 sec
  • X-sync Speed
    1/180 sec

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

Battery

  • Technology
    Lithium ion, Alkaline, Rechargeable Ni-MH
  • Battery Type
    AA, CR-V3
  • Details
    4 x AA alkaline battery � 4 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery � 4 x AA lithium battery � 2 x CR-V3 lithium battery
  • Battery Form Factor
    standard form factor
  • Supported Battery Form Factor
    CR-V3

System Requirements for PC Connection

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

Header

  • Brand
    Pentax
  • Product Line
    Pentax *ist
  • Model
    DS2
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 1600
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Image Recording Format
    RAW
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    12 sec
  • Features
    auto power save

Status LCD

  • Status LCD Display Illumination
    Yes

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Pentax KAF

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    multi-segment
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    16
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    bulb
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
  • Shooting Programs
    landscape

Exposure Range

  • Light Metering Range
    EV 1-21.5
  • Sensitivity
    ISO 200

White Balance

  • White Balance
    custom
  • White Balance Presets
    fluorescent light (cool white)

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.9 in
  • Height
    3.7 in
  • Weight
    1.1 kg

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    6.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    15.7 x 23.5mm
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    15.7 x 23.5 mm
  • Field of View Crop Factor
    1.5
  • Total Pixels
    6,310,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    6,100,000 pixels pixels

Optical Viewfinder

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

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Quality
    normal, super-fine, fine, normal, super-fine, fine, normal, super-fine, fine
  • Image Resolution
    3008 x 2008, 1536 x 1024, 3008 x 2008, 3008 x 2008, 3008 x 2008, 2400 x 1600, 2400 x 1600, 2400 x 1600, 1536 x 1024, 1536 x 1024
  • Still Image Format
    RAW, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG
  • Storage Capacity
    11 VA, 271 VA, 34 VA, 70 VA, 117 VA, 51 VA, 96 VA, 161 VA, 106 VA, 173 VA
  • Comments
    with 128MB card, with 128MB card, with 128MB card, with 128MB card, with 128MB card, with 128MB card, with 128MB card, with 128MB card, with 128MB card, with 128MB card

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    4, 4, 4, 2
  • Form Factor
    AA, AA, AA, CR-V3
  • Details
    alkaline battery, NiMH rechargeable battery, lithium battery, lithium battery

General

  • Manufacturer
    Pentax

Where to Buy

Pentax *ist DS2

Part Number: 18476 Released: Oct 19, 2005

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