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Sekonic Light Meters: Comparison Chart

 

Exposure Meters Compared

For International
For US
Light Source Measured
 
 
Measuring Methods
Incident Readings
Reflected Readings
 
Display Type
 
 
Ambient Modes
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Aperture-Shutter (TF) Priority
EV
Cine
Simple Illumination (Fc, lux)
Simple Brightness (FL, cd/m2)
 
Flash Modes
Shutter Priority
Cordless Flash
Cord Flash
Flash Analysis
Multiple Flash
HSS Flash
Flash Duration Analysis
 
Radio Triggering
Operating system
Transmitter
Frequency
 
Channels
 
Groups
 
Special Features
Color Touch Screen operation
Dual ISO
Contrast
Filter Factor
Shutter Angles
Calibration
Custom Setting
Exposure Proofing
 
Battery
 
 
Size (WxHxD)
in.
mm
 
Weight
oz
g
L-858D
L-858D-U
L-758Cine-U L-758DR L-758D L-478DR-U-EL L-478DR-U-PX L-478DR-U L-478D-U L-358 L-308S-U L-308DC-U L-398A L-208
                           
 
Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient Ambient
                         
 
 
Retractable Retractable Lumisphere Retractable Lumisphere Retractable Lumisphere Retractable Lumisphere Retractable Lumisphere Retractable Lumisphere Retractable Lumisphere Retractable Lumisphere Lumisphere Lumidisc Lumisphere Lumidisc Lumisphere Lumidisc Lumisphere Lumidisc
1° Spot w/viewfinder 1° Spot w/viewfinder 1° Spot w/viewfinder 1° Spot w/viewfinder 5° Spot (accessory sold separately) 5° Spot (accessory sold separately) 5° Spot (accessory sold separately) 5° Spot (accessory sold separately) 54° accessory. Optional 1°, 5°, 10° 40° built-in 40° built-in 30° accessory 33° built-in
                         
 
 
LCD Digital / Analog LCD Digital / Analog LCD Digital / Analog LCD Digital / Analog LCD Digital / Analog LCD Digital / Analog LCD Digital / Analog LCD Digital / Analog LCD Digital / Analog LCD Digital LCD Digital Analog Needle w/calculator Analog Needle w/calculator
                     
 
 
   
       
                 
√ (Extended) √ (Extended) √ + Custom settings √ + Custom settings √ + Custom settings √ + Custom settings
        FC only  
             
                         
 
 
   
   
   
       
       
                       
                       
                         
 
 
PocketWizard PocketWizard PocketWizard Elinchrom Skyport Phottix Strato II PocketWizard   PocketWizard        
Optional Optional Built-in
Optional Built in Built in Built in   Optional        
FCC&IC: 340-354Mhz,
CE: 433-434Mhz
FCC&IC: 340-354Mhz,
CE: 433-434Mhz
FCC&IC: 340-354Mhz,
CE: 433-434Mhz
FCC&IC: 340-354Mhz,
CE: 433-434Mhz
2.4GHz 2.4GHz FCC&IC: 340-354Mhz
CE: 433-434Mhz
  FCC&IC: 340-354Mhz
CE: 433-434Mhz
       
FCC&IC: 32CH(STD), 20CH(CTL)
CE: 32CH(STD), 3CH(CTL)
FCC&IC: 32CH(STD), 20CH(CTL)
CE: 32CH(STD), 3CH(CTL)
FCC&IC: 32CH(STD), 20CH(CTL)
CE: 32CH(STD), 3CH(CTL)
FCC&IC: 32CH(STD), 20CH(CTL)
CE: 32CH(STD), 3CH(CTL)
20 4 FCC&IC: 32CH(STD), 20CH(CTL)
CE: 32CH(STD), 3CH(CTL)
  FCC&IC: 32CH(STD), 20CH(CTL)
CE: 32CH(STD), 3CH(CTL)
       
4 zones (STD), 3 zones (CTL) 4 zones (STD), 3 zones (CTL) 4 zones (STD), 3 zones (CTL) 4 zones (STD), 3 zones (CTL) 4 4 4 zones (STD), 3 zones (CTL)   4 zones (STD), 3 zones (CTL)        
                         
 
 
               
                 
       
    √+ Custom settings √+ Custom settings √+ Custom settings √+ Custom settings          
    √+ Custom settings √+ Custom settings √+ Custom settings √+ Custom settings        
     
√ (with DIP switch)    
         
                         
 
 
2x AA 1x CR123A Lithium 1x CR123A Lithium 1x CR123A Lithium 2x AAA 2x AAA 2x AAA 2x AAA 1x CR123A Lithium 1x AA 1x AA None 1x CR2032
                         
 
 
3.7x6.94x1.94 3.5x6.7x1.9 3.5x6.7x1.9 3.5x6.7x1.9 2.2x5.1x1 2.2x5.1x1 2.2x5.1x1 2.2x5.1x1 2.4x6.1x1.5 2.5x4.3x0.9 2.5x4.3x0.9 2.3x4.4x1.3 1.8x2.6 x1
93.9x176.3x49.4 90x170x48 90x170x48 90x170x48 57x140x26 57x140x26 57x140x26 57x140x26 60x155x37 63x110x22 63x110x22 58x112x34 45x65x24
                         
 
 
10.58 9.52 9.88 9.52 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.6 5.40 3.35 3.35 6.70 1.59
300 270 280 270 140 140 140 130 153 95 95 190 45

 

 

 

 

Color Meters Compared


    C-500   C-500R   C-700   C-700R   C-7000
           
Light Source Measured
  Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash
           
Measuring Methods
Sensor Silicon photo diode
(4 sensors)
with vvisible tranmiting filter
Silicon photo diode
(4 sensors)
with vvisible tranmiting filter
CMOS linear sensor
(LVF method)
CMOS linear sensor
(LVF method)
CMOS linear sensor
(LVF method)
           
MEASURING RANGE
Color Temperature 2,300 to 20,000K 2,300 to 20,000K 1,600 to 40,000K 1,600 to 40,000K 1,563 to 100,000K
Illuminance 2.5 to 610,000lx 2.5 to 610,000lx Ambient light; 1 to 200,000lx = 0.1 to 18,600fc
Flash light; 20 to 20,500lx・s = 1.86 to 1,900fc・s
Ambient light; 1 to 200,000lx = 0.1 to 18,600fc
Flash light; 20 to 20,500lx・s = 1.86 to 1,900fc・s
Ambient light; 1 to 200,000lx = 0.1 to 18,600fc
Flash light; 20 to 20,500lx・s =1.86 to 1,900fc・s
Incident Readings Fixed Lumidisc Fixed Lumidisc Fixed Lumidisc Fixed Lumidisc Fixed Lumidisc
Rotating Receptor Head
           
Display Type
  LCD Digital
Dot Matrix
LCD Digital
Dot Matrix
4.3 Color Dot-matrix LCD (touch panel) 4.3 Color Dot-matrix LCD (touch panel) 4.3 Color Dot-matrix LCD (touch panel)
           
Setting/Display Modes - Ambient and Flash
Visual Color Temperature (Digital) Ambient, Flash
(Visual Color Temperature)
Ambient, Flash
(Visual Color Temperature)
Ambient, Flash
(Visual Color Temperature)
Ambient, Flash
(Visual Color Temperature)
Ambient, Flash
(Visual Color Temperature)
Photographic Color Temperature (Film) Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash  
Selected Color Temperature Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash
Delta uv     Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash
Spectrum graph     Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash
CRI (Ra / R1 to R15)     Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash
CIE1976         Ambient, Flash
CIE1931(CIE1964)         Ambient, Flash
XYZ         Ambient, Flash
xyz         Ambient, Flash
u'v'         Ambient, Flash
λp (Peak wavelength)         Ambient, Flash
λd (Dominant wavelength)         Ambient, Flash
Pe (Purity)         Ambient, Flash
PPFD         Ambient, Flash
LB Filter Number
(Camera Filter)
Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash  
LB Filter Number
(Lighting Filter)
    Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash  
LB Index Number Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash  
CC Filter Number
(Camera Filter)
Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash  
CC Filter Number
(Lighting Filter)
    Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash  
CC Index Number Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash Ambient, Flash  
Illuminance
(Lux/Foot-candle)
Ambient
(simplified)
Ambient
(simplified)
Ambient, Flash
Ambient, Flash
Ambient, Flash
(Lux only)
Illuminance meter class    

1. Conforms to requirements for Class A of JIS C 1609-1: 2006
"illuminance meters Part 1: General measuring instruments"

1. Conforms to requirements for Class A of JIS C 1609-1: 2006
"illuminance meters Part 1: General measuring instruments"

1. Conforms to requirements for Class A of JIS C 1609-1: 2006
"illuminance meters Part 1: General measuring instruments"

2. Conforms to DIN 5032 Part7 class C

           
Setting/Display Modes - Flash Only
Cordless Flash
Cord Flash
Radio Triggering   √ (PocketWizard)   √ (PocketWizard)  
           
Special Features
Preset Function for LB/CC Compensation  
Spectrum Comparison Mode    
CIE Comparison Mode        
Multi Lights Mode      
WB (White Balance) Mode      
Contrast/Delta(⊿) Function √ (Comparison with measurement) √ (Comparison with measurement) √ (Comparison with measurement or memorized value) √ (Comparison with measurement or memorized value) √ (Comparison with preset value)
           
Battery
  2x AA 2x AA 2x AA 2x AA 2x AA
           
Size (WxHxD)
in. 2.4x6.2x1.1 2.4x6.2x1.1 2.9x7.2x1.1 2.9x7.2x1.1 2.9x7.2x1.1
mm 62x159x28 62x159x28 73x183x27 73x183x27 73x183x27
           
Weight
oz 7.8 8.1 8.1 8.4 8.1
g 220 230 230 238 230

 

 

 

 

Illuminometers


    i-346
   
Light Source Measured
  Ambient
   
Measuring Methods
Incident Readings Fixed Lumidisc
   
Display Type
  LCD Digital
   
Ambient Modes
Illumination (Fc, lux)
   
Special Features
Timer
Auto Power Off
   
Battery
  1x AA
   
Size
in. 4.3x2.5x0.9
mm 63x110x22
   
Weight
oz 3.35
g 95


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