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Pentax *ist DL 6.1 MP Digital SLR Camera Kit with 18-55 Lens and Hood 18428 Product Info


Pentax *ist DL 6.1 MP Digital SLR Camera Kit withimage 18-55 Lens and Hood 18428 is one of the best Pentax Digital Cameras.

Pentax *ist DL 6.1 MP Digital SLR Camera - Affordable and simple-to-operate starter digital SLR.

Bigger only where it matters most, PENTAX delivers better for a third time in the PENTAX *ist DL digital SLR. Hosting an array of advanced, user-friendly features including an Auto Picture mode for automatic exposure selection, the *ist DL features a generous 2.5 inch color high definition LCD monitor that offers an entirely new playback dimension. Add to this, a 6.1 megapixel CCD, convenient SD media card storage, high speed USB 2.0 data transfer, and a compact high-rigidity stainless-steel chassis design offering simple, accessible operation to delight new and advanced users alike.

Specifications of Pentax *ist DL 6.1 MP Digital SLR Camera Kit with 18-55 Lens and Hood 18428:

Pentax *ist DL 6.1 MP Digital SLR Camera Kit with 18-55 Lens and Hood 18428
Type Auto-exposure digital SLR still camera with TTL auto focus and built-in retractable P-TTL auto flash
Effective Pixels 6.1 megapixels
Sensor Interline interlace CCD with primary color filter. Size: 23.5mm x 15.7mm Total pixels: 6.31 megapixels
Recorded Pixels JPEG: 6M3008x2008 pixels, 4M2400x1600 pixels, 1.5M1536x1024 pixels RAW: 3008x2008 pixels
Sensitivity ISO Auto Manual (200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200)
File Formats Still: JPEG (Exif 2.21), RAW, DCF (Design rule for Camera File system), DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), PRINT Image Matching III
Quality Levels Compressed: JPEG-baseline ***Best, **Better and *Good Non-compressed:RAW
Storage Media SD memory card
Color Composition Color Depth - 8 bit (JPEG) or 12 bit (RAW) x 3 colors
White Balance Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, Fluorescent light ((W,D,N), Flash, Manual
LCD Monitor 2.5 inch, low temperature polysilicon TFT color LCD (low reflection) Approx. 210,000pixels
LCD Function Image rotation, slide show, digital filter
Delete Function Single, all
Video Output Compatible with NTSC and PAL formats
Interfaces Type - USB 2.0 high speed; Video Output - Compatible with NTSC and PAL formats
Lens Mount PENTAX KAF mount compatible with PENTAX KAF2, KAF and KA mount lenses; Power Zoom Function - Not available; K-mount Lenses - usable with restrictions; S-mount Lenses - usable with adapter and restrictions; 67/645 Lenses - usable with adapter and restrictions
Exposure Modes Program AE, Auto Picture Mode, Picture Mode, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual, Bulb;
Shutter Type - Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter; Shutter Speed - 1/4000 - 30 seconds and Bulb
Viewfinder Penta mirror with Natural-Bright-Matte II focusing screen; Viewfinder Coverage - 96%; Viewfinder Magnification - 0.85x (with 50mm f1.4 lens, -1-1); Diopter Adjustment - -2.5m-1 to +1.5m-1
Viewfinder Indication (1) Flash information; (2) Picture mode (Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Action, Night scene portrait); (3) In-focus; (4) Shutter speed; (5) Aperture value; (6) Exposure compensation factor; (7) Manual white balance; (8) Manual focus; (9) Sensitivity warning;(10) Auto exposure lock signal; (11) AF.C (AF-continuous)
External LCD (1) Shutter speed; (2) Aperture value; (3) Flash Information (Auto, Flash-On, Flash-Off, Red-eye reduction); (4) Single frame advance/Continuouse advance; (5) Self-timer; (6) Remote control; (7) Metering Information; (8) Focus point indicator; (9) Auto bracketing; (10) AUTO/ manual white balance information; (11) Battery information; (12) Exposure compensation factor;(13) Exposure frame number
Exposure Meter TTL open-aperture metering with choice of: 16-segment, Center-weighted & Spot meter; Metering Range - EV1 - EV21.5 (At ISO 200 with 50mm F1.4 lens);
Exposure Compensation Exposure Compensation - +/-2 EV (1/2 or 1/3 steps)
Auto Bracketing Auto Bracketing - 3 frames +/-1.5EV (1/2 steps) or +/-1EV (1/3 steps)
Ae Lock Push button type with approx. 20 sec. timer
Drive Modes Single-shot, Continuous (2.8 fps), Self-timer (12sec, 2sec), Auto bracketing, Remote Control (0 sec, 3 sec)
Auto Focus TTL phase-matching 3-point autofocus system (SAFOX VIII); Autofocus Modes - AF-Single (with focus lock), AF-Continuous, Manual; Illumination Range - EV1 - EV19 (at ISO 200 with 50mm F1.4 lens)
Built-In Flash Rtf Built-in series-control retractable P-TTL pop-up flash; Operation Modes - Auto, Flash-off, Flash-on, Auto + Red-eye reduction, Flash-on + Red-eye reduction; Guide Number - 15.6 (at ISO 200/m); Angle of View Coverage - 28mm (equivalent to 35mm); Flash Exposure Compensation - +1 to -2 (1/2 steps);
Synchronization Flash Synchronization - With RTF and via hot shoe; Synchronization Speed - 1/180 sec.
Self Timer 12 sec., 2 sec.
Remote Control 0 sec., 3 sec.
Preview Depth of Field Preview - Via main switch
Power Source Four AA (Lithium, Alkaline, and rechargeable NiMH) batteries, or two CR-V3 Lithium batteries (optional AC adapter also available)
Dimensions (W x H x D) - 4.9 x 3.6 x 2.6 inches (125 x 92.5 x 66mm)
Weight 16.6 oz. (470g) without battery and SD memory card; 19.4 oz. (550g) loaded and ready
Computer Requirements Mac Requirements - OS: Mac OS 9.0 or later, standard equipped USB port; PC Requirements - OS: Windows Me, 2000, XP Home edition / Professional, standard equipped USB port
Operating Temperatures 32 degrees to 104 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees to 40 degrees Celsius)
Time Modes - dd/mm/yy, mm/dd/yy, yy/mm/dd; World Time - Displays the time in 72 cities (28 time zones)

Features of Pentax *ist DL 6.1 MP Digital SLR Camera Kit with 18-55 Lens and Hood 18428:

  • Simple, accessible operation, from the multi-function four-way controller to the large, easy-to-use mode dial, all switches and dials are efficiently and functionally positioned.
  • Compact design with high-rigidity stainless-steel chassis Body measures just 4.9 x 3.6 x 2.6 inches.
  • Large 2.5-inch LCD monitor remains easy to view, even on sunny days. Power saving mode extends battery life.
  • 6.1 megapixel CCD and sophisticated 16-segment multi-pattern metering delivers outstanding image reproduction.
  • Convenient SD media Card storage and High Speed USB 2.0 data transfer.
  • Versatile multi-source power supply operates on AA batteries, 2CR-V3 lithium batteries, or optional AC adapter.

Package Contents:

  • *ist DL Body
  • smc P-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL (w/o case) (21547)
  • Video Cable I-VC28 (39262)
  • USB Cable I-USB17 (39233)
  • Strap O-ST10 (39190)
  • (4) AA Batteries
  • Lithium Battery CR2016
  • Hotshoe Cover FK (31040)
  • Lens Cap F 52mm (31515)
  • Lens Hood PH-RBA 52mm (38741)
  • Eyecup FL (30132)
  • Finder Cap for ME (31011)
  • Body Mount Cover (31016)
  • Software (CD ROM) S-SW34
  • Operating Manual
  • Serial Number Card
  • Service Network Directory

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