Quote Originally Posted by nosmok View Post

As an aside, why have Se meters gotten such a bum rap? I only have 1 50 year old camera with a completely NG Selenium meter, several that are "close enough", and a few that are spot on. In comparison, every other CdS-metered camera I have is totally shot, usually thru battery corrosion so preventable, but nobody did.
--nosmok
I have the same experience - the only Se meter I have that does not work is a Sixton from the 1960s. I have half a dozen from the 1950s that work just fine. I don't know what the design life was but I suspect a lot less than 60 years.