Polaris Digital Flash Meter


Polaris Digital Flash Meter

Polaris Digital Flash Meter

The Polaris Digital Exposure Meter is a compact flash and ambient light meter that has many features of the more expensive flash meters. A unique multi-flash feature makes it simple to calculate how many times the flash must be fired to achieve a desired f-stop. The Polaris's large LCD display shows both the shutter speed and f-stop in 1/10 stop increments.

Compact flash and ambient light meter
Moderately priced
Measures multi-flash readings
Reads f/stops in 1/10 increments

Measuring System          Incident or Reflective

Measuring Modes           Ambient and flash (cord, cordless) - incident and reflected (35 degrees)

Receptor Head Non-rotating, non-interchangeable

Aperture/Shutter Priority            Shutter speed priority

Display Readout               Digital LCD

ISO Range           3 to 8000 in 1/3 increments

f/Stop Display Range      f/0.5 to 90

Shutter Speed - Ambient             1/8000 to 60 sec.

Shutter Speed - Flash     1/500 to 1 sec.

EV Range (ISO-100)         EV -4 to 26, Ambient: 1-19.9; Flash f/2-90.9

Cine Speeds       None

Exposure Memory          No

Shadow/Highlight Calculation     No

Brightness Difference    No

Flash to Ambient Ratio No

Multiple Flash    Scale for calculating 2-9 flashes

Exp. Compensation Adjustable +0.9EV - -0.9 (in 1/10 stop increments)

Power Source    1 "AA" battery (not included)

Dimensions        2.5 x 0.8 x 4.7" (63 x 20 x 118mm) WDH

Weight                 3.3 oz (94 g)