Gossen Lunasix 3, although built around the early ’70, is a very capable hand- held meter even by today standards. It beats my Canon 20D. I want to use a Gossen Lunasix 3 that I’ve been given. After research I’ve discounted using Wein cell batteries, because of there short life. Gossen Lunasix 3 exposure meter. The Lunasix 3 is the finest in the line of “SIX” Exposure and Color temperature meters the SIXTUS, SIXTOMAT, SIXON, BISIX, .

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I think I understand. When you switch the low-light range on, this filter is removed from in front of the sensor for the period of measurement.

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No additional import charges at delivery! The meter movement and operating mechanism are mechanical, however the CdS light cell requires battery power. Views View Edit History. September 26, at ulnasix It should be a centered peak. Raw Image Analyzer RawDigger.

But now by reading your message and the messages from Gato Amarillo and Sailor Blue I am beginning to understand that I can “calibrate” those light-meter myself.

Calibrating Gossen Lunasix 3 (LunaPro)

Any offhand advice would be greatly appreciated! The Nikon Z6 may not offer the incredible resolution lubasix its sibling, the Z7, but its 24MP resolution is more than enough for most people, and the money saved can buy a lot of glass. It might still need a slight adjustment, but it will be tiny. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab.


Lunnasix you lose this part or damage it, it will be extremely hard to replace or repair. Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods. Lunasix, Lunasix 3, Lunasix 3s Type: Your notes say that 0.

Jan 3, 9. Back in the day photographers were used to testing and calibrating meters to their taste — and to adjust for differences between meters.

What do you think about voltage 2,8 instead of 2,7?

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The Lunasix was Gossen’s flagship meter until the Profisix and remained available for some years afterwards. Jan 3, 8. In the upper scale my Lunasix is spot-on, but in the low light scale I have more trouble due to a faulty potentiometer. Is the adpro a better choice for location shooting than the adpro? There might be some changes at file with ISObut not dramatic.

Best cameras and lenses Both are advertised here: You want to expose to the right. I would prefer to use, what here in the UK, is called a PX14 adapter that takes two silver oxide cells, as this would be the cheaper route. As CdS cells are not made to very tight tolerances CdS based meters have to provide for a relatively wide adjustment range.


Gossen Lunasix 3 light meter instruction manual, user manual, free PDF manual

Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International shipping and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc. I guess my next step is to start checking each connection.

If I pull the case apart slightly, it works smoothly. July 19, at lunzsix Do you get any readings on any scale? I will do as you write lumasix. Not catastrophic aging of the ldr cell. All I did was to put the ounasix arm through the hole in the corner, and swing the mirror part into its slot before closing the case. It makes no sense to me to use a light-meter if the result is not precise.

The switch looks fine, but I cleaned the contacts just in case. Unfortunately it belongs to one of these designs, that relied on mercury battery voltage staying constant throughout their life and mercury batteries were banned few years ago. Hi Marek, Very nice info indeed. While you can revive these meters using silicone solar cells, the spectral response will differ and sensitivity curve will be shot. I have no reservations about recommending it. Test the meters against this reading.