Pentax *ist DS2 Specifications

Pentax *ist DS2

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

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    4.9 in
  • Depth
    2.6 mm
  • Height
    3.7 in
  • Weight
    1.1 kg
  • Body Material
    stainless steel
  • 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
  • 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

Camera

  • Status LCD Display Illumination
    Yes
  • Lens Mounting
    Pentax KAF

Display

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

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none
  • Included Accessories
    eyepiece cover

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 )

Camera Flash

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

Viewfinder

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

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

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

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

System Requirements for PC Connection

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Pentax

Where to Buy

Pentax *ist DS2

Part Number: 18476 Released: Oct 19, 2005
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