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Sekonic C-500

Sekonic C-500

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Color meter with 4 internal sensors for digital or film camera
Receptor Head:
Rotating Head 90° to the right, 180° to the left receptor head containing four filtered photo diodes under flat incident light receptor
Light Receiving Method:
Incident light
Receptor Incident Light:
Flat diffusor (fixed type lumidisc)
Light Receptor Element:
Silicon photo diode (4 sensors) with visible transmitting filter
Measurement Types:
Digital Mode - Film Mode
Measuring Modes Ambient Light:
- Lux (lx) / Foot candle (FC)
Measuring Range (ISO 100) Ambient Light:
EV 3 to EV 16.3 (20 lx to 200,000 lx)
Measuring Range Illuminance:
2.50 to 61000lux - 0.23 to 56500FC
Measuring Range Color Temperature:
2300K to 20000K
Display Modes:
Digital, Film and Illuminance
Display Range (Measured) Color Temperature:
2300K to 20000K
Display Range LB Index:
-500 to 500 (in MK-1)
Display Range Selected Color Temerature:
2500K to 10000K
Display Range CC Index:
80G to 80M
Display Range LB Filter Number:
Fuji's LAB/LBB-LBB20 to LBA20 - Kodak Wratten/LEE-80A +80D to 85B +81EF
Display Range CC Filter Number:
200G to 200M
Dot Matrix Display:
8 user-adjustable channels
Display Preset:
Display Range Illuminance:
2.50 lx to 610000 lx - 0.23 FC to 56500 FC
Display Range Sync Speeds:
1 sec. to 1/500 sec. (in 1, 1/2, or 1/3 stops) plus 1/75, 1/80, 1/90, 1/100, 1/200, 1/400.
Exposure Out Of Range:
U (underexposure) or O (overexposure)
Auto Power Off:
Yes, time elapsed in 4 preset values (approx 20 min, 10 min, 5 min or none)
Battery Power Indicator Display:
Icon with 3 status
(2) Type AA 1.5V Battery Alkaline, Manganese, Lithium, NiCad, NiMH, nickel types
Radio Triggering Radio:
Complex 16/24 bit digitally coded
Radio Triggering Channels:
1 to 16 channels standard, 17 to 32 "Quad Triggering"
Radio Triggering Range:
Up to 100 feet from transmitter to receiver
Product Dimensions:
6.30x2.80x1.40 in./15.90x7.00x3.50 cm
Product Weight:
Tripod Socket/Shoe Mount:
1/4" - 20 thread mount
Measuring Modes Flash:
- Measurement using the included wireless flash radio triggering system - Without synchro cord - With synchro cord
Measuring Range (ISO 100) Flash:
- Range Low f/2.8 to f/22 (20 lx/s to 1300 lx/s) - Range High f/16 to f/90.9 (640 lx/s to 38,000 lx/s)
Radio Wave Frequency Europe:
- CH1-CH16 433.62MHz - CH17-CH32 434.22MHz
Radio Wave Frequency USA Canada:
- CH1-CH16 344.00MHz - CH17-CH32 346.50 - 354.00MHz
Release Date
First seen
11 February 2011