Sekonic Flashmate L-308X Light Meter - The Perfect Blend of Photo & Cine Features
The Sekonic Flashmate L-308X Light Meter is the perfect all in one light meter, and incorporates both photo and cine features in a compact, lightweight design. It's small comfortable design fits perfectly in the palm of your hand with easy one hand operation. Offering all the features expected from the now discontinued L-308 series, this new improved member of the Sekonic family features an automatic LCD backlight, Aperture priority (Photo Mode), and ISO 850 setting (for native ISO Cine Camera’s).
- Integration of both stills and video interpretation of exposure settings. Including Cine mode using shutter angle, and Video DSLR/Mirrorless mode with FPS
- Inclusion of ISO850 for video shooters with this as native ISO setting
- Inclusion of Auto LCD Backlight to enable reading of display in low light conditions
- Inclusion of Lux and FootCandle registers of scene illuminance, very useful when working with Chromakey
Three Meters in One:
Whatever your stills or video shooting assignment, with it's accurate and comprehensive measurements in three different modes (Photo, HD_CINE, CINE), the Flashmate L-308X is the perfect partner for any lighting challenge.
PHOTO Mode - The L-308X offers full exposure control for photographer’s on-location or in the studio. In addition to Shutter Priority Mode, the NEW Aperture Priority Mode offers the carefree depth-of-field control provided on most DSLR’s. In addition, a range of ambient and flash functions including Cord and Cordless flash measurement, as well as ambient EV measurement are fully displayed.
HD_CINE Mode - A compact and portable choice for today’s videographers, the Flashmate L-308X offers an impressive range of features only found on more sophisticated models. Determining the correct exposure reading and controlling the lighting situation with the shutter speed and frame rate settings, provides aperture readings within one-tenth stop accuracy.
CINE Mode - Designed with the professional in mind, the Flashmate L-308X can take on the challenges of digital cinematography. Select from the right combination of frame rates and shutter angles to achieve the exposure control necessary with one-tenth stop accuracy. Truly universal, the FLASHMATE L-308X offers Lux (lx) and foot-candle (fc) readout enabling a quick set up of lighting in a compact, affordable and easy-to-use design.
Other Key Features:
Illuminated LCD Display - Turns on automatically under EV5 and displays information such as ISO, measuring modes and selected settings in an easy to read layout for quick measurements.
Three Ways to Measure - Measure incident or reflected light straight out of the box. Or add an optional lumidisc to measure flat subjects or lighting contrast with precision.
Calibration compensation - Adjust the L-308X to your Film or Digital camera’s exposure or matching the L-308X to other handheld meters. (+/-1.0EV in 0.1 step).
Custom setting - Three custom settings are available to select display mode, increment of measurement and unit of illuminance (lx or fc) to fit to your camera and metering requirements.