Unfortunately your current device does not have features required to fully protect your sensitive data while shopping online. In order to protect your own security, we do not allow the placing of orders using insecure devices. To become our valued customer, please upgrade your Internet browser software to a more recent and secure version. We recommend using the latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, but any modern browser will enable you to shop with us. For additional information please feel free to contact our customer support on 1-800-342-5534 .

Free Ground Shipping for orders > $99 in contiguous USA only  (see details)

Pentax IST DS2 Digital SLR Camera Body {6.1 M/P}

***Lens not included

This product is currently out of stock.

Do you want to be notified?

We’ll Email you when product is in stock

Do You Have One To sell?

Sell Your Gear To KEH and Get Cash

* Item pictured for illustrative purposes only, actual item not pictured.

Pentax IST DS2 Digital SLR Camera Body {6.1 M/P} Description


Pentax DS2 6.1 Megapixel Digital SLR Camera Body Only - 2.5" LCD - 3008 x 2008 Image

PENTAX delivers even more digital SLR freedom. 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.



Camera Modes

Picture Modes:

  • Standard
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Macro
  • Action
  • Night scene portrait

Color Modes:

  • Full Color (sRGB or Adobe RGB)
  • Black & White
  • Sepia
  • Soft

Drive Modes:

  • Single-frame advance
  • Continuous advance
  • Self-timer
  • Auto bracket
  • Remote control


Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card


Longest Shutter Speed 30 Second
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second


Image Formats JPEG, RAW



Network & Communication


Physical Characteristics

Lens Mount Pentax K (SMC, SMC-M), Pentax KA (SMC-A), Pentax KA2 (MZ-M, ZX-M), Pentax KAF SMC-F, Pentax KAF SMC-FAJ, Pentax KAF2 (SMC-FA), Pentax KAF2 (SMC-DA, SMC-DFA), Pentax KF (SMC-AF, ME F)

Battery Information

Number of Batteries Supported 4
Battery Size Supported AA

Display & Graphics

Display Screen Type LCD
Total Camera Resolution 6.3 Megapixel
Display Resolution 210000 Pixel
Effective Camera Resolution 6.1 Megapixel
Screen Size 2.5"


Built-in Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction

General information

Product Series *ist
Product Model DS2
Manufacturer Part Number 18476
Brand Name Pentax


Autofocus Type Passive
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Wide Angle No


Platform Supported Mac, PC
Additional Information


  • Auto
  • Selectable:
  • ISO 200
  • ISO 400
  • ISO 800
  • ISO 1600
  • ISO 3200

Language Options:

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
View More View Less

Customer Reviews