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Sekonic Sekonic L-558CINE DUAL MASTER Light Meter

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  • The L-558CINE is designed for filmmaker with cine functions including shutter angle, enanced frame rates, illuminance/luminanve measurement and filter compensation
  • The L-558CINE includes Sekonic’s unique built-in retractable Lumisphere
  • The L-558CINE is also a true 1-degree spotmeter, with a parallax-free viewfinder
  • The L-558CINE features an extra large, cool-green-illuminated full-information LCD panel that displays the complete range of readouts and modes as well as battery condition
  • The L-558CINE includes a flash/ambient analyzing mode that simultaneously reads both flash and ambient light automatically, and can display combined flash-ambient readings
  • The L-558CINE includes a broad range of custom settings so pros and enthusiasts can tailor it to their individual working methods
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The L-558CINE DualMaster has been designed to meet the challenges and demands of today’s filmmakers and videographers. The L-558CINE offers versatile functions, to accommodate the most critical and precise shooting conditions without sacrificing ease of use and affordability. It offers superior performance with new, redefined standards for precise, multi-function exposure and analyzing controls. With a turn of a knob the L-558CINE changes from an incident meter to a 1 degree spot meter all combined into one rugged, compact, all-weather housing. It features a Digital 1 degree Spot viewfinder, which displays f-stops, shutter speeds, EV and more. In electronic flash measurement modes, the flash-analyzing feature simultaneously evaluates both flash and ambient light. Along with many features such as special light measurement modes, extended sensitivity range, custom calibration and CINE mode, it also offers custom settings. The L-558CINE’s flexible design accommodates your ever-changing shooting situations.

The L-558CINE offers the most extensive range of frames per second and shutter angle setting making it the ultimate light-measuring tool for cinematographers and videographers.


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Measuring System:
Exposure Meter
Incident light: Swivel head, retractable lumisphere
Reflected light: Switching, 1 deg. spot
Measuring Range and Modes:
Measuring Modes (Ambient Light):
T priority, F priority, EV, f/s priority, Lux/FC, Cd/m2/FL
Measuring Modes (Flash light):
Cordless, Cord-in (PC), Radio triggering (Optional, PocketWizard), Multiple cumulative flash
Measuring Range at ISO100 (Ambient Incident Light):
EV-2 to EV22.9
0.63 lx to 190,000 lx
0.12 fc to 180,000 fc
Measuring Range ISO100 (Ambient Reflected Light):
EV1 to EV24.4 (with built-in spot)
0.25 cd/m2 to 190,000 cd/m2
0.07 fl to 190,000 fl
Measuring Range (Flash Incident Light):
F0.5 to F161.2(=128.9)
Measuring Range (Flash Reflected Light):
F2.0 to F161.2(=128.9)
ISO Range:
ISO 3 to ISO 8,000
Aperture Range (Ambient Light):
F0.5 to F161.2(=128.9) in 1, 1/2, 1/3 step
Aperture Range (Flash Light):
F0.5 to F161.2(=128.9) in 1, 1/2, 1/3 step
Shutter Speeds Range (Ambient Light):
30m to 1/8,000s in 1, 1/2, 1/3 step
Shutter Speeds Range (Flash Light):
30m to 1/1000
Frame Rate Range (Ambient Light):
2 f/s to 1000 f/s
Shutter Angles Range (Ambient Light):
1 deg. to 270 deg. plus 12, 17, 22, 144, 172 deg.)
EV Range (Ambient Light):
EV-9.9 to EV46.6
Yes (9 times)
Contrast/Comparison Function:
Radio System:
Optional Transmitters with RT-32 - PocketWizard
Flash vs Ambient Analyzing:
Yes (in 10% step)
Filter Compensation:
Yes (-5.0EV to 5.0EV)
Exposure Compensation:
Yes (-9.9EV to +9.9EV)
Calibration Compensation:
Yes (-1.0EV to +1.0EV)
Custom Settings:
Yes (9 custom settings)
Diopter Adjustment:
Yes (-1 D to 2.5 D)
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Operating Temperature:
-10 deg. C to 50 deg. C
Storage Temperature:
-20 deg. C to 60 deg. C
Power Source:
3.0V x 1(CR123A battery)
B&W, Segment type
LCD Backlight:
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