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

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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
Manufacture GTIN 4961333111541
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
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