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11-12-2006, 08:00 AM   #1
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Doesn't anyone own the *istDL2?

I noticed on our pentax canada website that the istDL, istDL2, and of course the k100 and the k110 are all sold in canada.
doesn't anyone own the DL2?
these all see seem so simular except of course the k100 has the built in SR.

what is the istDL2 like? compared to the istDL?


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QuoteOriginally posted by slipchuck Quote
what is the istDL2 like? compared to the istDL?thanks
*istDL - 3-point AF
*istDL2 (a.k.a. Samsung GX1-L) - 5-point AF
11-12-2006, 01:01 PM   #3
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The DL2 also has a bigger screen (2.5" instead of 2"). It isn't sold in the US, though...

The DS2 is the best of the D series, though, so that's what you should go for if you're not choosing the K10D or K100D.

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I have an *ist DL2, bought it about six months ago -- my first DSLR, moving up from a Pentax MX. I'm quite happy with it, having just come back from Croatia. Shot about 450 pictures while I was away, and the results are most pleasing.

I was looking for the DS2, but it was already off the market and sold out by then. I was initially disappointed, but I'm happy with the results. Paid $780 Can with the 18-55 kit lens.

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DL2 is the only Pentax DSLR I have not seen (not counting K10D or Samsungs). They didn't sell them in the USA. Doesn't it also have the digital preview like the K100D and K110D?
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The DL2 does have the digital preview. As far as I can tell, the difference between the DL2 and the K100D is the K100D has shake reduction, a few more focus points, and slightly updated firmware.

Anyone care to correct me?
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