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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You can actually measure it with a multimeter.
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May 29, at Very fresh silver oxides will be 1. Is it an effective way to get either of these meters working?
Thanks for this info on the Lunasix 3, it helped me in putting the diodes in place to get the right voltage lunaslx. Lunasix, Lunasix 3, Lunasix 3s Type: May I suggest you to write an article about those old selenium meters and the way to restore them with the electronic components available today?
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Now put your reference resistors between the wires, activate the meter and set the trimmpots as described before, i. My misconception was to lunassix the “correct” value. A wall in a windowless toilet can be as dark as EV-3, a whitewashed wall outside in the sun will hit EV17, try your best to fill at least the gray marked range in the spreadsheet.
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There is a battery chemistry available that can replace the now obsolete mercury batteries. Hi, this is an excellent article. March 5, at So I bought some MR9 adapters.
You didn’t provide any specific information on how you are lunxsix with the non-availability of the mercury cell batteries these old meter were designed to use. However, I was not sure and I made some tests with my cameras in-build light-meters. While you can revive these meters using silicone solar cells, the lunaslx response will differ and sensitivity curve will be shot.
Have a closer look under the galvanometer dial. You might also have decided lunzsix try recalibrating for silver-oxide batteries without using a diode. November 16, at If you misadjust them badly, they can read whatever you want on each scale. The manual of the Lunasix 3 is freely available in the internet and I downloaded it before.
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As in, am I wasting my time opening it up and trying to get the thing behaving? See terms – opens in a new window or tab. Raw Image Analyzer RawDigger.
Not catastrophic aging of the ldr cell. Add to watch list. Your email address will not be published.
Two Gossen Lunasix 3 Lightmeters with different values – which one is correct?
Jan 3, 9. I am wondering why noone tried to recalibrate the galvanometer instrument.
However, all parts age, so if your meter is old it could be necessary to recalibrate anyway. This ETTR exposure will capture as many details as possible in a single exposure without overexposing the highlights.
Unfortunately they give all different values. Back to home page Return to top.