Gossen lightmeter battery compartment door needed

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  1. RalphLambrecht

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    Does anyone know a source to get a replacement for the battery compartment ofGossen light meters? the plastic tabs break off too easily and the gossen website was not very helpfull
     
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    If it breaks so easysily a substitute should not be solution, rather a repair with a self-constructed tab.
     
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    that is max effort and step 2
     
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    It depends which meter you have, but Gossen seem to be happy servicing and calibrating relatively ancient products (my Lunasix 3, a couple of years ago) so they may have a simple method of supplying user-changeable parts too. A quick e-mail would get the answer.
     
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    Gossen has a form to order small parts. But the same time they state not to repair older meters (all analogue ones) due to lack of parts.
     
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    I hpe this does not apply to mine. they are about 10 years old.
     
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    Is this what you need? From a Gossen Luna Pro SBC. apug 1.jpg
     
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    aka a Profisix in the non-USA parts of the world.
     
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    NO, BUT THANKS FOR TRYING.
     
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    You don't say what model of Gossen lightmeter are you talking about ?
     
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    the LunastarF model,same door as the Colormeter3F
     
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    Yes, I was able to buy replacement doors directly from Gossen for $5 a piece plus $5 in shipping. I bought three ;just in case.
     
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    Now that you have ready spares, the one you put on the meter won't ever break.
    At least, that is how that sort of thing usually works for me.:wink:
     
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    You might be best off buying a broken meter for cheap and scavenging the battery cover.