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Pentax *ist DL2 digital camera
*ist DL2
at a glance
3008 x 2000
2.5" lcd viewer
SD
4 AA batteries
Pentax *ist DL2 review summary
camera date Feb 06  out of production
pixels / class 6.3M  SLR digital camera
overall rating not rated overall camera rating  no reviews
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user profile user profile: digital photography enthusiast
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Pentax *ist DL2 specifications
lens / zoom  PENTAX KAF2, KAF and KA
focus / macro  auto | manual
metering mode  multi-segment / center weighted / spot
aperture  auto | manual
white balance  auto, 7 presets, custom
shutter  auto | manual / 30s - 1/4000s, B
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/3EV or 1/2EV steps
flash / mode  pop up, hot-shoe / GN 15.6 (ISO200)
viewfinder  ttl optical
iso ratings  200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200
image size  3008x2000 / 2400x1600 / 1536x1024
image format  raw, jpeg (exif2.21)
image compr.  good / better / best
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self timer 2s / 12s
video options  no
audio options  no
connectivity  usb 2.0 (high speed) / video (NTSC/PAL)
storage  SD card
platform  Windows Me/2000/XP; Mac OS 9.0 or later
extra features  imager size 23.5 mm x 15.7 mm
histogram display
digital preview
PictBridge compatible
Pentax *ist DL2 links
News, guides, hints & tips
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07Sep06 Pentax releases firmware for SDHC card support
27Jan06 Pentax *istDL2 press summary
Forum discussions
Pentax UK User Forum
steves-digicams.com Pentax Forum
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Pentax *ist DL2 announcement clippings


The *istDL2 is equipped with the innovative Auto Picture Mode, which automatically and instantly selects the most appropriate Picture mode from Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Macro or Action for a given subject or situation to assure the optimum combination of aperture, shutter speed, white balance, saturation, contrast, and sharpness. The built-in auto flash automatically pops up in dimly lit or backlit situations. In addition to the conventional optical preview function, which allows the photographer to confirm the depth of field in the viewfinder, the *istDL2 also comes equipped with a new digital preview function, which allows confirmation of not only the depth of field, but also the exposure level, image composition and flash lighting effect, on the LCD monitor. As a result, even first-time digital SLR users can immediately produce high-quality digital images with minimal effort.


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