Pentax *ist DS Specifications

Pentax *ist DS

Pentax *ist DS

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

General

  • Depth
    2.6 in
  • 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
  • System
    TTL phase detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    11
  • Image Recording Format
    RAW
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Pentax

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Guide Number (m / ISO 100)
    11
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

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

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

  • Lens Construction
    9 groups / 12 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Series
    DA Pentax KAF
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.5-5.6
  • Min Focal Length
    18 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    55 in
  • Min Focus Distance
    9.8 mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    manual
  • Max View Angle
    76 degrees
  • Group Qty
    9
  • Element Qty
    12
  • Filter Size
    52 in
  • Lens Included
    DA 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    optical
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
  • Field Coverage
    95%
  • Viewfinder Frames
    Autofocus frame
  • Viewfinder Information
    Shutter speed, exposure compensation, AE lock, flash charge completion, red-eye reduction , aperture, metering system

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

Power

  • Batteries Included
    2

Additional Features

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

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

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

Battery

  • Technology
    Lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    CR-V3
  • Details
    2 x CR-V3

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

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

Header

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

CE System

  • Remote Control
    optional

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 800
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Image Recording Format
    RAW
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Sepia
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    12 sec
  • Features
    USB 2.0 compatibility

Status LCD

  • Status LCD Display Illumination
    Yes

Lens System Mounting

  • Mounting Type
    Pentax K

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    evaluative
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    16
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±3 EV range, in 1/2 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps

Exposure Range

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

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    shade

Auto Focus

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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.9 mm
  • Height
    3.7 mm
  • 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
  • Total Pixels
    6,310,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    6,100,000 pixels pixels

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year limited warranty

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

General

  • Manufacturer
    Pentax

Where to Buy

Pentax *ist DS

Part Number: 18033 Released: Feb 15, 2005

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