Pentax *ist DS review

Started Dec 13, 2006 | User reviews thread
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perempe Junior Member • Posts: 29
Pentax *ist DS review

One of my relatives bought this body for under 400$ (from the NY retail store of Tristatecamera.com) to bring it home to Hungary. As a european I could only dream about this price because of the higher european taxes without my relative's journey. Metal body with pentaprism viewfinder. Good build quality. I bought a Tamron 28-75/2.8 lens, but used auto lenses of the old Chinon film camera too. (Fantastic compatibility, light metering, focus feedback with manual focus lenses! I used aperture priority with the manual focus lenses.) It works with inexpensive TTL flashes.

Problems:

No ISO, WB, RAW button, have to use menu instead.

Pentax *ist DS
6 megapixels • 2 screen • APS-C sensor
Announced: Sep 13, 2004
perempe's score
4.5
Average community score
4.8
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