Back by popular demand, the PENTAX *ist DS2 offers the best of PENTAX digital SLR photography with a generous 2.5 inch monitor. Equipped with a high-magnification glass pentaprism viewfinder, the *ist DS offers a large, clear view at every stage of digital photography from shooting to playback to editing. With its enhanced operability and maneuverability, the new *ist DS2 assures high-quality digital SLR photography to shooters of all levels.
6.1 megapixel CCD and sophisticated 16-segment multi-pattern metering delivers outstanding image reproduction.
- Bright, high-precision Pentaprism viewfinder with 0.95X magnification and superimposed AF-point display
Fast, high-precision 11-point autofocus (9 cross-type sensors) with SAFOX VIII
Large 2.5 inch LCD monitor remains easy to view, even on sunny days. Power saving mode extends battery life.
Get creative with 19 custom-programable functions
- As one of the world's smallest, lightest digital SLRs, the *ist DS2 features a high-rigidity stainless-steel chassis and a super-compact, ultra-lightweight body. PENTAX downsized digital SLR technology by including multi-layered electronic circuit boards and high-density packaging. The result is a camera that measures a mere 4.9 x 3.6 x 2.6 inches and weighs less than 18 ounces without batteries and SD memory card.
- Enjoy an easy-to-use and accessible operation system. From the multi-function four-way controller to the responsive electronic select dial and the large, easy-to-use mode dial, all switches and dials are efficiently and functionally laid out around the camera's compact body to assure smooth, fingertip control.
- Use your existing PENTAX 35mm lenses and accessories. The *ist DS2 offers the outstanding benefit of lens interchangeability that allows users to take advantage of a wide selection of existing PENTAX interchangeable lenses.