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Pentax *ist D - Digital camera - SLR - 6.1 Mpix - PENTAX-FA J 18-35mm lens - optical zoom: 2 x - supported memory: CF at Backoffice

Pentax *ist D - Digital camera - SLR - 6.1 Mpix - PENTAX-FA J 18-35mm lens - optical zoom: 2 x - supported memory: CF

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Housed in one of the world's smallest, lightest digital SLR camera bodies, the *ist D comes equipped with an array of advanced functions and user-friendly features. The *ist D is compatible with existing PENTAX 35mm-format interchangeable lenses and accessories.

Product DescriptionPentax *ist D - digital camera
Product TypeDigital camera - SLR
Dimensions (WxDxH)12.9 cm x 6 cm x 9.5 cm
Weight0.6 kg
Supported Flash MemoryCompactFlash
Sensor Resolution6.1 Megapixel
Lens System2 x zoom lens - 18 mm - 35 mm - f/4.0-5.6
Focus AdjustmentAutomatic, manual
Min Focus Range28 cm
Camera FlashPop-up flash
Red Eye ReductionBuilt-in
ViewfinderOptical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
DisplayLCD display - TFT active matrix - 1.8" - colour
Supported Battery4 x AA


Product TypeDigital camera - SLR
Width12.9 cm
Depth6 cm
Height9.5 cm
Weight0.6 kg


Resolution6.1 Megapixel
Colour SupportColour
Optical Sensor TypeCCD
Total Pixels6,310,000 pixels
Effective Sensor Resolution6,100,000 pixels
Optical Sensor Size15.7 x 23.5mm
Light SensitivityISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 1600, ISO 3200
Max Shutter Speed1/4000 sec
Min Shutter Speed30 sec
X-sync Speed1/150 sec
Exposure MeteringEvaluative, centre-weighted, spot
Exposure ModesProgramme, bulb, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority
Exposure RangeEV 0-21 ( ISO 200 )
Exposure Compensation3 EV range, in 1/2 EV steps
Auto Exposure Bracketing3 steps in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
Exposure Metering Zones16
White BalanceCustom, automatic, presets
White Balance PresetsCloudy, tungsten light, daylight, shade, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white)
Status LCD Display IlluminationBuilt-in
LCD Display InformationAutofocus mode, shutter speed, frame counter, aperture, manual focus mode, red-eye reduction, self-timer mode, film speed, photo quality, photos remaining, drive mode, white balance indicators, exposure compensation, battery condition, programme, flash mode
Still Image FormatJPEG, TIFF, RAW
Continuous Shooting Speed6 frames per second, 2.6 frames per second
Remote ControlOptional


Supported Flash MemoryCompactFlash
Image StorageRAW 3008 x 2008 : 7 - with 128MB card
TIFF 3008 x 2008 : 6 - with 128MB card
Super-fine JPEG 3008 x 2008 : 25 - with 128MB card
Fine JPEG 3008 x 2008 : 50 - with 128MB card
Normal JPEG 3008 x 2008 : 106 - with 128MB card
TIFF 2400 x 1600 : 10 - with 128MB card
Super-fine JPEG 2400 x 1600 : 38 - with 128MB card
Fine JPEG 2400 x 1600 : 80 - with 128MB card
Normal JPEG 2400 x 1600 : 163 - with 128MB card
TIFF 1536 x 1024 : 26 - with 128MB card
Super-fine JPEG 1536 x 1024 : 106 - with 128MB card
Fine JPEG 1536 x 1024 : 196 - with 128MB card
Normal JPEG 1536 x 1024 : 346 - with 128MB card


Camera FlashPop-up flash
Guide Number (m / ISO 100)11
Flash ModesFP flash (high-speed synchro), auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
Red Eye ReductionBuilt-in


TypeZoom lens - 18 mm - 35 mm - f/4.0-5.6
Focal Length18 mm - 35 mm
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera28 - 54mm
Focus AdjustmentAutomatic, manual
Auto FocusTTL phase detection
Auto Focus Points (Zones)11
Min Focus Range28 cm
Lens ApertureF/4.0-5.6
Optical Zoom2 x
Zoom AdjustmentManual
Lens Construction10 group(s) / 12 element(s)
Filter Size67 mm
Lens System MountingPentax K


Self TimerBuilt-in
Self Timer Delay2sec, 12sec
Flash TerminalHot shoe
Additional FeaturesDirect print, DPOF support, depth-of-field preview button, PRINT Image Matching


Viewfinder TypeOptical - fixed eye-level pentaprism
Field Coverage95%
Dioptric Correction Range-2 to +1
Viewfinder FramesAutofocus frame
LCD Display InformationShutter speed, exposure compensation, AE lock, flash charge completion, red-eye reduction, aperture, metering system


TypeLCD display - TFT active matrix - 1.8" - colour
Display Form FactorBuilt-in
Display Format118,000 pixels


Connector Type1 x USB
1 x composite video output
Expansion Slot(s)1 x CompactFlash Card - type I/II


SoftwareDrivers & Utilities


Operating System SupportMS Windows XP, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows ME


Included AccessoriesBody cap, lens cap, neck strap


Supported BatteryAA
Supported Battery Details4 x AA