User manual for Spectra Cine Spot Meter System (Red) 18007SPR
- Manufacturer: Spectra Cine
- Basic description and contents of package
- Product classification: Photography - Photo Accessories - Light Meters
- Safety instructions
- Startup and operation of the light meters
- Tips for setting up your Spectra Cine
- Settings and expert assistance
- Contact Spectra Cine service
- Warranty information
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User manual for the Spectra Cine Spot Meter System (Red) 18007SPR
The user manual for the Spectra Cine Spot Meter System (Red) 18007SPR provides
necessary instructions for the proper use of the product Photography - Photo Accessories - Light Meters.
The Spectra Spot Meter System is comprised of a Professional Exposure Meter IV-A Spectra and a One Degree Photospot Accessory P200-SA. Spectra meters are advanced and true digital exposure meters. Compact and easy to use, they are the most comprehensive, technologically advanced and reliable exposure meters for cinematographers, lighting designers, videographers and professional still photographers. The Spectra Professional Line of meters have been the industry standard and the choice of professionals for the past 50 years. Spectra has received several International Awards including Six Technical Academy Awards from the Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, Primetime Engineering Emmy Award from the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and an Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development from the American Society Of Lighting Designers for the design, development and manufacture of technically superior products important to these industries.
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Additional parameters of the Spectra Cine Spot Meter System (Red) 18007SPR:
| Measuring System || Silicon Photovoltaic cell; Computer selected glass filters tailored to spectral response of the film |
| Measuring Modes || Incident and Reflected (Reflected light acceptance angle is 42 degrees square); Average, Normal, Ratio; Footcandles/Lux |
| Receptor Head || Swivel head rotates 270 degrees; Accepts optional one degree spot attachment |
| Aperture/Shutter Priority || Shutter Speed Priority |
| Display Readout || Digital LCD plus analog bargraph; Electro-luminescent lamp for viewing displayed measurements at very low light levels |
| ISO Range || 3 to 8000 in 1/3 increments; Frames per second: 2 to 360 (for motion picture cameras) |
| f/Stop Display Range || |
Digital f/stop: f/.35 to f/128 (in 1/10-stop increments)Analog f/stop: f/0.7 to f/45 (in 1/3- stop increments)Photographic Illuminance: Footcandles 0.1 to 70,000 and lux 1 to 100,000
- between from 0.1 to 49.9 in 0.1 footcandle units - between 50-999 in 1 footcandle units - between 1000-70,000 in 10 footcandle units f/stop difference: the difference in f/stop between a new reading and the last memorized measurement is displayed in 1/10th stop increments up to plus or minus 12 f/stopsAverage: Average of two readings and or continuous reading in f-stop and footcandle mode
| Shutter Speed - Ambient || 1/8000 sec to 30 minutes |
| Shutter Speed - Flash || Not Applicable - NOTE: This meter does not measure flash exposure. |
| EV Range (ISO-100) || Not Applicable |
| Cine Speeds || 2 to 360 fps; Shutter Angle: 45 to 205 degrees |
| Exposure Memory || "Memory Store" and "Memory Recall" switches: Memory Recall switch is to recall stored reading in memory-1(ml), current reading in memory-2(m2) and or the Ratio, Average and f/stop of the two readings |
| Shadow/Highlight Calculation || Calculates ratio of key plus fill to fill light alone from 1:1 to 999:1 |
Contrast Ratios:Color Film: 1.5:1 to 5:1Black and White Film: 2:1 to 16:1
| Brightness Difference || Resolution: - Digital: 0.1 stop; Analog: 0.2 stops Accuracy: - Digital 0.05 f/stop |
| Flash to Ambient Ratio || Not Applicable |
| Multiple Flash || Not Applicable |
| Exposure Calibration || IMPORTANT!:You should not attempt to recalibrate the meter yourself. Recalibration of the meter requires both an equipped calibration laboratory and an intimate knowledge of the internal workings of the instrument. A recalibration and maintenance service is available from Spectra Cine, Inc. or an authorized service center for a nominal charge. There are no user-serviceable components inside the meter. Opening the meter will void your warranty. The meter is equipped with an indicator which will signal if the cover has been removed by other than factory authorized personnel. |
| Power Source || One 6 volt battery #s A544,PX28L or PX28; Meter features Low Battery Warning; Flashes "LO BATT" on LCD display and meter will remain operational for approximately 3 hours; When battery is weak "LO BATT" will stay lit and meter will not operate; When battery is dead "LO BATT" will not light up; Auto Power Off: Meter shuts off automatically when not used after one minute. |
| Dimensions || 2.5 x 5.5 x 2" (63.5 x 139.7 x 50.8mm) (WHD) |
| Weight || 6 oz (168 g) |
| Specialties || If the film speed (ISO), frames per second (fps) or exposure time/Still (Time) settings are changed, the f/stops are immediately recalculated and displayed in normal, f/stop difference or average modes |
| Package Weight || 3.1 lb |
| Box Dimensions (LxWxH) || 14.1 x 12.1 x 7.1" |
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