WTB: Spot Meter

Discussion in '[Classifieds] Want to Buy' started by megaman49, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. megaman49

    megaman49 Member

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    Not particular on the brand. Just 5 degree field of view or less, functional, and under $50.
     
  2. Marc B.

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    You may need to double or triple that price to get a functioning spot meter.
     
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    There are NO spot meters available that cheap. None. Even the 5 degree attachment for a Minolta incident meter will cost you $50, and then you'd need a Minolta incident meter (Autometer III, Flash Meter IV, Autometer IVF, Flash Meter V, and Autometer VF) which will add $100-$200 depending on model and condition. A spotmeter will cost you $200-$300 for a good one.
     
  4. megaman49

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    Lol I was afraid I would get that response. I have a decent incident/flash meter and believe it or not I have a metering app on my iPhone that meters just as well in most situations. I just wanted to try to do some more precise zone system type exposures. On to fleabay I suppose.
     
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    I would strongly recommend a 1° spot meter; 5° has too much overlap. In either/both cases, a spot meter will be difficult to obtain for $50. For $500, yes, that's very likely.
     
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    I've seen the old Soligor go that cheap, but then again they also go very quickly.
     
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    Hey Collin, a guy in the camera club has one, and I'm not sure he uses his. Don't know if he wants to sell, but I think I'll see him tomorrow night; I'll ask.

    -- Mark
     
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    I have a Pentax Spot meter in excellant condition, asking $150.00 Cdn$. Let me know if interested. You can contact me at marc.huot@bell.net.

    Thanks
    Marc