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Pentax *ist DL2 North Bend OR

The Pentax ∗ist DL2 is bargain-priced entry-level DSLR that combines the ease of use of a compact with the performance and picture quality of an SLR. It may lack some features, but it has all the important ones and even has one or two surprises. Read on for details of this product.

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Pentax *ist DL2

Pentax ∗ist DL2 Digital SLR Review

Reader Score: 8.90 (out of 10)
Review: "The ∗ist DL2 is the very epitome of the entry-level DSLR, and that includes the price. It is available exclusively from Jessops (UK), so there are no dubious online discount deals available, but even so it is priced at an incredibly competitive £349 including a high quality 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Pentax DA lens. Compare that with £393 for the Nikon D50 or £485 for the (8 megapixel) Canon EOS 350D with similar sized lenses and the DL2 looks like a very tempting package.

The Pentax ∗ist DL2 is bargain-priced entry-level DSLR that combines the ease of use of a compact with the performance and picture quality of an SLR. It may lack some features, but it has all the important ones and even has one or two surprises. Experienced users may find it restrictive, but it is a perfect camera for the beginner who wants to learn, or for those making the switch from compact to SLR. It also gives you access to a vast range of Pentax lenses and accessories." ...

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