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Sekonic Speedmaster L-858D-U Light Meter

by SEKONIC
$599.00
SKU 8946
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Sekonic Digital L-858d-u Meter

With it's 2.7" color touch screen and truly innovative and sophisticated features, the Sekonic Speedmaster L-858D-U leads the way to the next generation of light measurement control as the world's first multi-function light meter for photographers and filmmakers. Leveraging over 60 years of experience in the image-making world with cutting-edge technology, the Sekonic Speedmaster L-858D-U has undergone a significant design change and boasts a comprehensive feature set sure to meet and exceed the demands of today's photographers and filmmakers.

The first meter of its kind capable of measuring flash duration, while also being able to achieve an accurate ambient exposure reading in dimly lit scenes as low as 0.1 lx, the Sekonic L-858d-U provides image-makers of all levels with the critical exposure data they need to create stunning and beautiful imagery.

The first to provide wireless compatibility with Elinchrom, Phottix, and PocketWizard products, the Sekonic Speedmaster L-858D-U also provides ultimate control to photographers seeking a faster and more streamlined workflow. Limitless creative possibilities are within reach through the meter’s ability to measure High Speed Sync (HSS) and calculate proper ambient-flash exposure for precision flash exposure control.

With an increased light-sensitivity and extended ISO and Shutter Speed Ranges, the Sekonic Speedmaster L-858D-U enables all image-makers to obtain measurements in extremely low light and turn those readings into creative decisions. Finally, matching the high-ISO capabilities of today’s cameras, by accurately metering in low-light, is finally possible.

Glazer's SKU 8946
Manufacturer SEKONIC
MFG SKU 401-858
Product Specs

Sekonic L-858D Specs

Type Digital light meter for flash and ambient light
Radio Frequency None
Receptor Element Silicon photo diodes
Receptor Head Incident Light: Lumisphere convertible to flat diffuser, rotates 90° right & 180° left
Reflected Light: 1° spot viewfinder
Measuring Modes Ambient Light
F priority (aperture)
T priority (shutter speed)
TF priority (shutter speed and aperture)
HD Cine (shutter priority, FPS metering, lux, or fc)
Cine (FPS metering, shutter angle setting, lux, or fc)
Illuminance (lux or fc)
Luminance (cd/m² or fl)
Flash Light
Cord (PC sync terminal)
Cordless
Radio triggering (optional)
HSS Flash (cordless)
Flash Duration Analysis (cord, cordless, or radio)
Measuring Range Ambient Light (ISO 100)
Incident: -5 to 22.9 EV
Reflected: -1 to 24.4 EV
Flash Light (ISO 100)
Incident: f/0.5 to f/128.9
Reflected: f/1.0 to f/128.9
Illuminance
0.01 to 180,000 fc / 0.1 to 2,000,000 lux
Luminance
0.03 to 290,000 fl / 0.1 to 980,000 cd/m²
Repeat Accuracy 0.1 EV or less (Incident light: from EV-2, Reflected light: from EV1)
0.2 EV or less (Incident light: under EV-2, Reflected light: under EV1)
ISO Range 3 to 13,107,200 in 1/3 steps, 850
Shutter Speed Ambient Light: 1/64,000 sec to 30 min, 1/200, & 1/400 sec, in 1, 1/2, and 1/3 steps
Flash Light: 1/16,000 sec to 30 min, 1/75, 1/80, 1/90, 1/100, 1/200, & 1/400 sec, in 1, 1/2, and 1/3 steps
Flash Duration 1/40 to 1/55,500 sec (25 ms to 18 us)
t0.1 to t0.9
Aperture f/0.5 to f/128.9 (in 1 step)
f/0.5 to f/152.4 (in 1/2 steps)
f/0.5 to f/161.2 (in 1/3 steps)
Frame Rate 1-1,000 fps, and 20 user settings from 0.001-99,999.999 fps
Shutter Angle 1-358°, and 20 user settings from 0.001-360°
EV Range Incident Light: -73.9 to 103.8 EV
Reflected Light: -69.9 to 105.3 EV
Memory Function 9 readings
Connections 1 x PC sync terminal
1 x Micro-USB port
Screen 2.7" / 6.9 cm color touchscreen LCD
Power Source 2 x AA batteries (alkaline or manganese)
Tripod Mount Yes, 1/4"-20
Operating Conditions Temperature: 14 to 122°F / -10 to 50°C
Humidity: 0 to 85%
Storage Conditions Temperature: -4 to 140°F / -20 to 60°C
Humidity: 0 to 85%
Dimensions 3.7 x 6.9 x 1.9" / 94 x 176 x 49 mm
Weight 8.5 oz / 240 g without batteries