Pentax *ist DL2 Review

 
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Model Name: Pentax *ist DL2 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor: Pentax *ist DL
*ist DL vs *ist DL2
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General
Model Number: *ist DL2
Camera Format: SLR
Currently Manufactured: No
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Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 16.6 oz (470 g)
Size: 4.9 x 3.6 x 2.6 in.
(125 x 93 x 67 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 6.1
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 7.81 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3008 x 2008 (6.0 MP, Other),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
1536 x 1024 (1.6 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), CCD RAW
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: No
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Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
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Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Pentax K
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: n/a
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Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 5-point phase detection (SAFOX VIII) w/ selectable spot AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: Fixed molded penta-mirror type
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
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Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: No
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 210,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
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Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200
Minimum ISO (native): 200
ISO Settings: Auto, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy,Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light (W, D, N), Flash, Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 16-segment coupled with lens / AF info: Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait , Landscape, Macro, Action, Night scene portrait, Standard flash off, Night Scene, Surf&Snow, Text, Sunset, Kids, Pet, Candlelight, Museum
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash-On, Flash-Off, Red-eye reduction
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: 15.6m (ISO 200)
Max Flash Sync: 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: CCD RAW
CCD Raw Format: Yes
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Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC In
Performance Timing
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Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 2.80
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Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA or 2 x CR-V3
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline or Lithium disposable, NiMH rechargeable
Batteries Included:  
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): No
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CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 0
Software
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OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
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