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jonty500 17 126
2 Nov 2004 6:37PM
im looking to get a light meter for xmas any suggestions for something under 100?
dannyg 17 182 1 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2004 6:39PM
are you wanting a digital or a good old reliable selenium cell type?
FrankThomas 18 2.8k United Kingdom
2 Nov 2004 7:58PM
second hand Sekonic L308BII same as I use. Accurate to 1/10th stop and does flash as well as ambient
Fujiconvert 17 1.3k England
3 Nov 2004 7:46AM
Can't go wrong with a good old Weston Master IV.It has never let me down yet,although it can't do flash it works a treat,no batteries,and the best thing is that it's bloody reliable and accurate!!
Hope this helps,
Regards,Phil.
dannyg 17 182 1 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2004 8:11AM
That's what i was gonna say Phil, any of the Weston Range really, i sort of collect 'em so i've got about 15, but like you say the IV is the biz, i still keep one in my bag for when i need a second opinion
tim franklin 18 2.7k
3 Nov 2004 8:43AM
As long as the Weston has the Invercone with it, and the thing is accurate, then I'd agree its a cracking good tool.

There are also good older Gossen models if you prefer an analogue dial reader. If a digital readout is desired then I agree with Frank, or look at something like the Gossen Sixtomat.

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