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Sekonic L-478D-U LiteMaster Pro Light Meter

Sekonic
Abel Code: SEK-401-474
Mfr. Code: 401-474
Estimated to Ship – 3-4 weeks
Description
This easy-to-use light meter features a large, 2.7” LCD touchscreen, displaying ambient, flash, cine, and other vital information in a clear and readable format.
Key Highlights
  • Digital Exposure Meter
  • Incident ambient & flash light metering
  • 2.7" LCD touch screen
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Overview

Overview

The Sekonic L-478D-U LiteMaster Pro Light Meter offers an array of unique, must-have features for visual storytellers. Its compact size is both instantly familiar and comfortable to use, and the large, 2.7” LCD screen displays ambient, flash, cine, and other vital information in a clear and readable format. Settings changes are made by simply touching or sliding a finger over the touch capacitive screen.

The L-478D can be quickly calibrated to your camera using Sekonic's Data Transfer software and either Sekonic or X-Rite brand targets, by manually inputting data to the DTS program, or on the meter itself. 

Still Photography Features

The L-478 features full Ambient-Flash modes, including new T-F mode. Measure, compare, and mix ambient and flash displayed on the color touchscreen for beautiful, controlled results.

DTS Exposure Profiling matches the meter to the performance of your camera (requires separate Sekonic or X-rite exposure targets and 5-degree finder for L-478). Precise exposure and lighting starts with precise, repeatable metering.

Cinematography Features

The L-478 features Cine/HD Cine modes for today's HDSLR and Video Cine cameras. Effortlessly switch between HDSLR and Cine for exact exposure settings in exact increments for both. This light meter also offers infinite frame rate and shutter angle selection. Create special settings for special applications.

A unique light-source filtration compensation mode enables precise control over lighting using industry standard CTO/CTB/ND types, at the touch of a finger. The L-478 also feaures illumination measurement and extended ISO range. 

NOTE: The L-478 series offers the following interface languages: Japanese, English, and Chinese. Depending on the country where the meter is purchased, the language is fixed and cannot be changed by the user.

What's in the Box

  • Sekonic L-478D-U LiteMaster Pro Light Meter
  • Hand Strap
  • User Manual & Data Transfer Software CD-ROM
  • Anti-glare Film
  • Soft Case
Specifications

Specifications

Key Highlights

  • Digital Exposure Meter
  • Incident ambient & flash light metering
  • 2.7" LCD touch screen
  • -2 to 22.9 EV range at ISO 100
  • DTS Exposure Profiling

Connectors

Input Connector/Port:
1 x USB - Mini (Port)
1 x Other - PC Synchronization Terminal

Expendables

Meter Type:
Exposure
Light
Modes:
Measuring Modes Ambient Light - TF Priority
Measuring Modes Ambient Light - TF Priority
Measuring Modes Ambient Light - TF Priority
Measuring Modes Ambient Light - TF Priority
Measuring Modes Ambient Light - TF Priority
Measuring Modes Ambient Light: - Simple brightness measurement (foot-lambert, cd/m2)
Measuring Modes Ambient Light - TF Priority
Measuring Modes Ambient Light - TF Priority
Measuring Modes Flash - With synchro cord (cumulative and non-cumulative)
Measuring Modes Flash - With synchro cord (cumulative and non-cumulative)
Meter Display Range:
Aperture - f/0.5 to f/161.2 (in 1, 1/2, 1/3 steps)
Film Speed - ISO 3 to 409600 (in 1/3 steps)
Shutter Speeds Ambient - 30 min to 1/64,000 sec. (in 1, 1/2, 1/3 steps) plus 1/200, 1/400
Shutter Speeds Flash - 30 min to 1/1000 sec. (in 1, 1/2, 1/3 steps) plus 1/75, 1/80, 1/90, 1/100, 1/200, 1/400
Meter Frames Per Second:
1 to 1,000fps
Meter Features:
Shutter Angle - 1° to 358°
Flash / Reflected Light - 5° spot metering with optional viewfinder
Ambient / Incident Light - Lumisphere convertible to flat diffuser (with retracted lumisphere); 90° right & 180° left rotation
Recall / Store - 9 Readings (Memory Function)
Meter Measuring Range:
Brightness - 1 to 980,000 cd/m2 (0.29 to 290,000 foot lamberts)
Illuminance - 0.63 to 2,000,000 lux (0.10 to 180,000 FC)
ISO 100 Flash - Reflected Light f/2.8 to f/128.9 (requires accessory, sold separately)
ISO 100 Flash - Reflected Light f/2.8 to f/128.9 (requires accessory, sold separately)

Power

Battery Accepted:
2 x Type AAA 1.5V Battery - Alkaline, Manganese, Lithium, NiCad, NiMH, nickel types

Software / Apps / Plugins

Software Options:
Upgrades - USB Upgradeable via Data Transfer Software (CD-ROM included)
Software Included:
Sekonic Data Transfer Software (DTS) - Offers: (1) create exposure profiles, (2) change custom settings, (3) customize user settings such as frame rate, shutter angle and filter compensation, and (4) upgrade firmware

Special Features

General Notes:
2.7" color touch screen LCD
Light Receptor Element - 2x Silicon photo diodes (incident and reflected)
Other Functions - Average function, Contrast function, Custom setting function, Auto power OFF function, Touch panel lock function, Firmware upgrade, Frame rate/Shutter angle edit function, Battery power indicator
Receptor Head - Rotating Domed Head 90° to the right, 180° to the left, Retractable for Contrast Reading
Receptor Incident Light - Dome retracts for contrast readings
Receptor Reflected Light - 5° viewfinder (accessory sold separately)

Temperature

Operating Temperature:
14°F to 122°F (-10°C to 50°C)
Storage Temperature:
-4°F to 140°F (-20°C to 60°C)
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