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Model Name: Pentax *ist DS2  Pentax *ist DS2 
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General
Model Name: Pentax *ist DS2  Pentax *ist DS2 
Model Number: DS2  DS2 
Camera Format: SLR  SLR 
Currently Manufactured: No  No 
Retail Price: $799.99 $799.99
Street Price:    
Price Update Date: 2007-02-05 2007-02-05
Date Available: 2005-09-30 2005-09-30
Remote Control: Yes  Yes 
Remote Control Type: Remote Control F  Remote Control F 
Tripod Mount: Yes  Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:    
Operating System: Windows, Mac OS  Windows, Mac OS 
Weight: 16.6 oz (470 g) 16.6 oz (470 g)
Weight With Batteries?    
Size: 125 x 92 x 67 mm
4.9 x 3.6 x 2.6 in
125 x 92 x 67 mm
4.9 x 3.6 x 2.6 in
Warranty in Months:    
Waterproof: No  No 
Image Capture
Model Name: Pentax *ist DS2  Pentax *ist DS2 
Image Resolution: 3008x2008, 2400x1600, 1536x1024 3008x2008, 2400x1600, 1536x1024
Movie Resolution:    
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Imaging Sensor (Megapixels): 6.10 6.10
Sensor Type: CCD CCD
Sensor Size (inches): APS-C  APS-C 
Sensor Filter Type: RGBG  RGBG 
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.50 1.50
Movie Audio: No  No 
Quality Levels: 4 4
Lens
Model Name: Pentax *ist DS2  Pentax *ist DS2 
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):    
Zoom Ratio:    
Digital Zoom: No  No 
Digital Zoom Values: n/a n/a
Auto Focus: Yes  Yes 
Auto Focus Type: 11-point phase detection (SAFOX VIII)  11-point phase detection (SAFOX VIII) 
Auto Focus Assist Light?    
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Manual Focus: Yes  Yes 
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Display
Model Name: Pentax *ist DS2  Pentax *ist DS2 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes  Yes 
Optical VF Type: Fixed eye-level pentaprism  Fixed eye-level pentaprism 
Optical VF Accuracy: 95% 95%
Monitor Viewfinder:    
Monitor VF Accuracy:    
Monitor Size (inches): 2.5 2.5
Monitor Resolution: 210,000 dots 210,000 dots
Monitor Type: Optical  Optical 
Touchscreen:    
Max Playback Zoom: 12x 12x
Exposure
Model Name: Pentax *ist DS2  Pentax *ist DS2 
ISO Settings: 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
ISO Rating Max: 3200 3200
Number of White Balance Settings: 9 9
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy,Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light, Flash, Manual  Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy,Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light, Flash, Manual 
Manual White Balance: Yes  Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 30  30 
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/4000  1/4000 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: 16-segment Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot  16-segment Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes  Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes  Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes  Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes  Yes 
Self Timer: 2 or 12 2 or 12
Flash
Model Name: Pentax *ist DS2  Pentax *ist DS2 
Internal Flash: Yes  Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 4 4
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash-On, Flash-Off, Auto + Red-Eye Reduction, Flash-On + Red-Eye Reduction  Auto, Flash-On, Flash-Off, Auto + Red-Eye Reduction, Flash-On + Red-Eye Reduction 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):    
Measured Flash Range, 100 ISO (feet):    
Flash Range Description: 15.6m (ISO 200)  15.6m (ISO 200) 
No of Flash "Pops":    
Ext Flash: Yes  Yes 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe  Hot Shoe 
Maximum Flash Sync: 1/180  1/180 
Image Storage
Model Name: Pentax *ist DS2  Pentax *ist DS2 
Usable Memory Types: SD/MMC  SD/MMC 
Other Memory Types:    
Memory Included (MB):    
Uncompressed Format: CCD RAW  CCD RAW 
CCD Raw Format: Yes  Yes 
Compressed Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21)  JPEG (EXIF 2.21) 
Movie File Format:    
Connectivity
Model Name: Pentax *ist DS2  Pentax *ist DS2 
Video Out: Yes  Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes  Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:    
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC In  DC In 
Included Software:    
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  Windows, Mac OS 
Performance Timing
Model Name: Pentax *ist DS2  Pentax *ist DS2 
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Shutter Lag, Full AF: n/a n/a
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Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 2.80 2.80
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Power
Model Name: Pentax *ist DS2  Pentax *ist DS2 
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA or 2 x CR-V3  4 x AA or 2 x CR-V3 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline or Lithium disposable, NiMH rechargeable  Alkaline or Lithium disposable, NiMH rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 4 x AA alkaline disposable 4 x AA alkaline disposable
Battery Charger Included: No  No 
CIPA Rating: Unknown Unknown
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