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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Gossen Lunasix 3 Light Meter

The numbers are the difference between readings. Started Aug 22, Questions. Seller does not offer returns. The Nikon Luunasix may not offer the incredible resolution of 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.

The problem is present in both scales. The Lunasix was Gossen’s flagship meter until the Profisix and remained available for some years afterwards.

This entry was posted in rants etc. And this seems to be constant. I suggest a different approach: If I pull the case apart slightly, it works smoothly. By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.


Gossen Lunasix 3 Light Meter | eBay

But even with the same batteries the light value differs between these lightmeter. It should be silverish luansix quite opaque, you might see a light source like the sun or a bright bulb through it, but not your desk.

Good luck with your meter. You didn’t provide any specific information on how you are dealing lunsaix the non-availability of the mercury cell batteries these old meter were designed to use. I oriented it so that the clear opening replaces the silvered side when in low-light mode, I assume that is right.

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The plate is glued in, you have to pry it carefully off taking care not to bend it lunasjx much. Other offers may also be available. Then compare the meter reading with the Exif data from the optimal exposure to see how much your light meter is off. Wacom’s latest pro tablet can help take your editing workflow — and most importantly, the final image results — to the next level.

Learn More – opens in a new window or tab. I heard about that CdS cells might wear out with time. Any ideas are very welcome. Jan lnuasix, 8.

This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options. The following page uses this file: It has a hole in it, through which the serial number can be seen.


Hi, You recommend any small diode.

I am reminded by your issue of a saying showing that sometimes too much information can be a bad thing. April 1, at If you are shooting RAW and want to use as much of the larger available dynamic range as possible for your images then you need to calibrate the camera’s meter or hand held meter for RAW exposures.

For each range, I set the two pots to either left, center, or right in all possible combinations. I have no reservations about recommending it.

I had checked this. Both scales do give readings. However, some months ago I dropped the meter and it has been sticking, intermittently.

The upper half of the case will lift off. My next project will be restoring lunnasix old selenium meter of a Yashica-mat LM. Unfortunately they give all different values. Any offhand advice would be greatly appreciated!