• Webcode: 265350 • Mfr: SEK-L478D
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Product Highlights
  • Measures Incident & Reflected Light
  • Ambient & Flash Photo Mode
  • E-2 to 22.9 Measuring Range (Ambient)
  • f1.0 to f/128.9 Measuring Range (Flash)
  • ISO 3 ~ 409600 (in 1/3 steps) Film Speed Range
  • F0.5 to 161.2 (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps) Aperture Range
  • 130 g (4.6 oz) Weight
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Overview

Sekonic's new Litemaster Pro L-478D meter is the world's first touchscreen-operated light meter. It has an array of unique, must-have features for both motion and still storytellers. Its compact size is both instantly familiar and comfortable to use. The large LCD (2.7") displays ambient, flash, cine and a host of other information in a clear and understandable way. Settings are made by simply touching or sliding a finger over the screen.

The L-478D can be quickly calibrated to your camera using Sekonic's Data Transfer software and either Sekonic or X-Rite Brand targets or by manually inputting data to the DTS program or on the meter itself.

Key Features

For Still Photographers

  • Full featured Ambient-Flash modes including new T-F mode. Measure, compare, and mix ambient and flash displayed on a colour, touch screen for beautiful, controlled, results.
  • DTS Exposure Profiling matches the meter to the performance of your camera (requires separate Sekonic or X-rite exposure targets and 5-degree finder for L-478). Precise exposure and lighting starts with precise, repeatable metering.

For Filmmakers

  • Cine/HD Cine modes for today's HDSLR and Video Cine cameras. Effortlessly switch between HDSLR and Cine for exact exposure settings in exact increments for both.
  • Infinite frame rate and shutter angle selection. Create special settings for special applications. Video cine cameras are becoming boundless. Metering should be too.
  • Unique, light-source filtration compensation mode. Finally, precise control lighting using industry standard CTO/CTB/ND types at the touch of a finger.
  • Illumination measurement and extended ISO range. Lighting design and exposure in a single tool. ISO and exposure settings to match today's digital cameras.

What's Included

  • Sekonic Litemaster Pro L-478D Light Meter
  • 2 x AAA Manganese Batteries
  • Operating Manual and Data Transfer Software CD-ROM
  • Soft Case
  • Anti-Glare Film
  • Strap
  • Start-Up Guide
  • Limited Warranty

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Product Specifications

 

Detailed Specifications
Type Digital exposure meter for ambient and flash light
Receptor Head Rotating Domed Head 90° to the right, 180° to the left, Retractable for Contrast Reading
Light Receiving Method Incident light and reflected light
Receptor Incident Light Convertible to flat diffuser (Lumisphere in down position)
Receptor Reflected Light 5° Viewfinder (Separate Accessory)
Light Receptor Element 2-Silicon photo diodes (incident and reflected)
Calibration Constant Incident: Lumisphere C = 340, Flat C = 250
Reflected: K = 12.5
MEASURING RANGE & MODES  
Measuring Modes Ambient Light - HD Cine - Shutter priority metering, FPS (Frame Rate Priority) metering, Lux/FC
- Cine - FPS (Frame Rate Priority) metering, Shutter Angle setting, Lux/FC
- Simple brightness measurement (foot-lambert, cd/m2
- Simple illumination measurement (lux, foot-candle)
- Aperture priority metering
- EV metering
- Shutter priority metering
Measuring Modes Flash - Measurement using the included wireless flash radio triggering system (cumulative and non-cumulative)
- Without synchro cord (cumulative and non-cumulative)
- With synchro cord (cumulative and non-cumulative)
Measuring Range (ISO 100) Ambient Light - Incident light EV-2 to EV 22.9
- Reflected light EV3 to EV 19.9 (requires accessory sold separately)
Measuring Range (ISO 100) Flash - Incident Light f/1.0 to f/128.9
- Reflected Light f/2.8 to f/128.9 (requires accessory sold separately)
Measuring Range Illuminance 0.63 to 2000000lux - 0.10 to 180000FC
Measuring Range Brightness 1 to 980000 cd/m2 - 0.29 to 290000 foot lamberts
DISPLAY RANGE & MODES  
Display Range Film Speed ISO 3 to 409600 (in 1/3 steps)
Display Range Shutter Speeds Ambient 30 min to 1/64,000 sec. (in 1, 1/2, 1/3 steps) plus 1/200, 1/400
Display Range Shutter Speeds Flash 30 min to 1/1000 sec. (in 1, 1/2, 1/3 steps) plus 1/75, 1/80, 1/90, 1/100, 1/200, 1/400
Display Range Aperture f/0.5 to f/161.2 (in 1, 1/2, 1/3 steps)
PHYSICAL  
Power Source 2x AAA dry cell batteries (alkaline, manganese, lithium, nickel hydride, or nickel-based)
Operating Temperature 14-122°F / -10-50°C (no condensation)
Storage Temperature -4-140°F / -20-60°C (no condensation)
Dimensions 2.2 x 5.5 x 1" / 57 x 140 x 26 mm
Weight 4.6 oz / 130 g (without batteries)

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