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    old lightmeter

    Hi, Iīve just been given an old lightmeter -it has a z on the front.....Iīd like to use my Nikon F80 with my lensbaby but in this configuration the camera canīt meter so I thoght the Lightmeter might work - question is how do you work out what itīs telling you? the numbers just donīt make any sense...

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    Quote Originally Posted by abudhabiandy View Post
    Hi, Iīve just been given an old lightmeter -it has a z on the front.....Iīd like to use my Nikon F80 with my lensbaby but in this configuration the camera canīt meter so I thoght the Lightmeter might work - question is how do you work out what itīs telling you? the numbers just donīt make any sense...
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    Name plate details - underneath, or digi photos, oops excuse bad word.

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    Quote Originally Posted by abudhabiandy View Post
    Hi, Iīve just been given an old lightmeter -it has a z on the front.....Iīd like to use my Nikon F80 with my lensbaby but in this configuration the camera canīt meter so I thoght the Lightmeter might work - question is how do you work out what itīs telling you? the numbers just donīt make any sense...
    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).

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