This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date listing of all Sekonic meter models, both current and discontinued. The chart includes the Model Number, Name, Replacement Battery (either standard or special non-mercury), First Manufacture Release Date (From) and Last Production Date (To). Note: Unlisted meters do not require a battery.

Some older Sekonic meters require a mercury battery, which is illegal to manufacture or sell in the United States. However, alternate versions and adapters are available:

PX-13 (1.35V) alternative: MRB625 (Cat # W990120) ~ OmegaSatter, 1041 S. Carroll St., Hampstead, MD 21074, Phone: 410-374-3250, Email: info@omegasatter.com

         PX-13 (1.35V) alternative: MR-9 ~ C.R.I.S Camera Service, 250 North 54th St., Chandler, AZ 85226, Phone: 480-940-1103, Email: sales@criscam.com

V164DX alternative: HM-4N ~ C.R.I.S Camera Service, 250 North 54th St., Chandler, AZ 85226, Phone: 480-940-1103, Email: sales@criscam.com

H-N (1.35V) alternative: MR-52 ~ Small Battery Company Ltd., 70 Cromford Road, Wandsworth, London SW18 1NY, UK Phone: 020 8871 3730, Web: http://www.smallbattery.company.org.uk


Meter Name Battery Equivalent Japanese Battery Non-Mercury Replacement From To
L-88 MICRO-LIGHTMETER 1.35V H-N battery Same  Small Battery Company MR-52 Adapter  1961 1963
L-96 SUPER-MICROLITE 1.35V H-N battery Same Small Battery Company MR-52 Adapter   1961 1964
L-98 MICRO-LEADER 1.35V PX-13 1.35V H-D WeinCell MBR625 or CHRIS Adapter MR-9 1964 1978
L-136 MICROCLIP-ON 1.35V PX-13 1.35V H-D WeinCell MBR625 or CHRIS Adapter MR-9 1962 1970
L-164B MARINEMETER II 1.35V PX-13 1.35V H-D WeinCell MBR625 or CHRIS Adapter MR-9 1969 2002
L-188 AUTO-LEADER 1.5V G-13 or MS-76 SR44 / LR44   1979 2005
L-206 VIEWMETER 1.35V Mercury (H-R) 1.35V H-D No info available 1966 1976
L-208 TWINMATE 3V CR2032     2000 present
L-216 AUTORANGE 1.35V PX-13 1.35V H-D WeinCell MBR625 or CHRIS Adapter MR-9 1966 1978
L-218 APEX 1.35V PX-13 1.35V H-D WeinCell MBR625 or CHRIS Adapter MR-9 1967 1979
L-228 ZOOM-METER 1.35V PX-13 (2) 1.35V H-D WeinCell MBR625 (2) or CHRIS Adapter MR-9 (2) 1968 1985
L-248 MULTI-LUMI 1.35V PX-13 1.35V H-D WeinCell MBR625 or CHRIS Adapter MR-9 1971 1992
L-256 FLASHMETER 5.6V164DX 5.6V HM-4N CHRIS Adapter HM-4N 1972 1985
L-308 FLASHMATE 1.5V AA Same   1992 present
L-308DC DigiCineMate 1.5V AA Same   2010 present
L-318 DIGI-LITE 1.5V AA Same   1986 2002
L-328 DIGI-LITE F 1.5V AA Same   1988 2002
i-346 Illuminometer 1.5V AA Same   2010 present
L-358 FLASHMASTER 3V CR123A Same   2001 present
L-408 MULTIMASTER 1.5V AA Same   1995 2002
L-418 AUTOMETER 1.5V AA Same   1977 1980
L-428 SYSTEM-METER 1.5V G-13 or MS-76 (4) 1.5V SR44 / LR44 (4)   1974 1985
L-438 VIEW-SPOTMETER 1.5V AA Same   1979 1988
L-448 STUDIO-AUTO II 1.5V AA Same   1981 1985
L-458 DIGI-FLASH 1.5V AA Same   1984 1989
L-478D LiteMaster Pro 1.5V AAA (2) Same   2012 present
L-478DR LiteMaster Pro
1.5V AAA (2) Same   2012 present
L-488 DIGI-SPOT
1.5V AA(2) Same   1985 1991
L-508 ZOOM-MASTER 1.5V AA Same   1997 2003
L-508Cine CINE ZOOM-MASTER 1.5V AA Same   1998 2003
L-518 DIGIPRO X-1 1.5V AA Same   1983 1989
L-558/
L-558R
DUALMASTER 3V CR123A Same
2003 present
L-558Cine CINE DUALMASTER 3V CR123A Same
2003 present
L-608 SUPERZOOM-MASTER 3V CR123A Same   2001 2004
L-608Cine CINE SUPERZOOM-MASTER 3V CR123A Same   2001 2004
L-718 DIGI-MASTER 1.5V AA (2) Same   1990 2001
L-758DR DIGITALMASTER 3V CR123A Same   2006 present
L-758Cine DIGITALMASTER 3V CR123A Same   2006 present
L-778 DUAL-SPOT F 1.5V AA (2) Same   1992 2002
C-500 ProDigi Color 1.5V AA (2) Same   2008 present
C-500R ProDigi Color 1.5V AA (2) Same   2008 present
C-700 SpectroMaster 1.5V AA (2) Same   2014 present
C-700R SpectroMaster 1.5V AA (2) Same   2014 present


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