old lightmeter

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  1. abudhabiandy

    abudhabiandy Member

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    Hi, I´ve just been given an old lightmeter -it has a z on the front.....I´d like to use my Nikon F80 with my lensbaby but in this configuration the camera can´t meter so I thoght the Lightmeter might work - question is how do you work out what it´s telling you? the numbers just don´t make any sense...
     
  2. Roger Hicks

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    We need a LOT more information.
     
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    Name plate details - underneath, or digi photos, oops excuse bad word.

    Noel
     
  4. David H. Bebbington

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    If a meter has very strange numbers on it, chances are it's a cine meter, which gives an exposure in stops (apertures, let's say f1 or f1.4 to f22) and fps (frames per second, probably within a range of say 4 to 64).

    Regards,

    David