Firmware Update Software for *ist DL2

Downloads : Firmware Update

Thank you for using a PENTAX *istDL2 digital camera.
PENTAX wishes to announce the release of Firmware Update Software Version 1.02 for *istDL2.
Firmware in this document is the software that runs inside digital cameras.

Changes to V1.02

  • Addition of compatible SDHC Memory card

Changes to V1.01

  • Support for SDHC Memory cards.
    * The focal length which is input on the [Shake Reduction] menu can be displayed with Pentax Photo Browser3.


  • Only *istDL2 users are permitted to download the firmware update.

PENTAX Firmware Update Software for *istDL2

Name PENTAX Firmware Update Software for *istDL2
Registered name dl2v102w.exe ( For Windows 1,042 Kbytes), dl2v102m.hqx ( For Mac 1,211 Kbytes)
Applied product *istDL2 ( Version 1.00 /1.01)
To check the version number, turn your camera on while holding down the MENU button. The version number will appear in the center of the LCD screen.
Updated firmware file For Windows : LHA self-extract file, For Mac : BinHex type
Release date 2006/12/20

Preparation of update

  • Blank, formatted SD card (8MB or more)
  • USB cable I-USB17 If you are copying
    the firmware update file to the SD card by connecting the camera directly to your computer.
  • PC card reader or a computer with a PC card slot
    If you are copying the firmware update file to the SD card using a memory card reader / writer.
  • We recommend using the AC adapter (K-AC10) for update firmware.
    If you are using a CR-V3 lithium battery or AA batteries, make sure that batteries are fresh

Download the updated firmware file

  • For Windows : dl2v102w.exe --- 1,042 Kbytes, LHA type, self-extracting files
  • For Macintosh : dl2v102m.hqx --- 1,211 Kbytes, BinHex type, StuffIt Expander is required to extract the file

Extract downloaded file

The following two files will be generated once the downloaded file is extracted by double-clicking.

  • readme.txt: The text file that explained update procedure in details.
  • fwdc150b.bin: This is the updated firmware.

Copy fwdc150b.bin file to SD card

After formatting the SD/SDHC card, copy the fwdc156b.bin file to the route directory of the SD/SDHC card.

Update Firmware

Please read the readme.txt file attached to the firmware update before updating the firmware.

DownloadMicrosoft Windows Me/2000/XP Version
DownloadMac OS Version

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