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09-18-2021, 09:44 AM   #1
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PENTAX Digital Spotmeter & Case

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PENTAX Digital Spotmeter & Case

Asking Price
325.00USD

Item Location
Near Charlotte NC (United States)

Item Description
PENTAX Digital Spotmeter

I've had both this one and one of the analog versions. I appreciate what they do, but I just don't feel I'll use it enough to keep. It is in very nice cosmetic condition. There is some external dust on the objective lens and inside the eyepiece; that should clean off easily. There is also some internal dust as shown in the pictures. This dust is barely visible when viewing through the meter (see picture), but I wanted to show it in the most obvious way. This should have no impact on its accuracy.

I understand that this can be calibrated, but I don't know if that's a user adjustment. I can direct you to an expert if you need it. I compared the meter readings to two different cameras, using the "spot" metering function of each. I tested at 100, 200 and 400 ASA (ISO), and found the meter to read generally one stop slow. In other words, if the camera said 1/500s at f 5.6, the meter would say 1/250. This was consistent across lighting conditions and surfaces being metered. The workaround that I found recommended is to add a correction factor on your own: If shooting at ISO 200, meter at ISO 400.

Included is a new Varta battery, just opened for testing. The meter will be shipped with this removed. Also includes OE case, strap, and lens cap. Price includes USPS shipping and PayPal fees.



















Are you the original owner of the item being sold?
No

Are you selling or trading this item?
Selling

Item Condition (Key)
Used
Good

Shipping Destinations
Continental U.S. Only

Shipping Charge
10

Shipping Services
USPS

Accepted Payment Types
PayPal

Return Policy & Additional Details
In general, all sales are final. The exception would be if I just flat miss something. Please inspect the pictures closely and ask any questions you may have before buying. On this item, be sure to read the part regarding accuracy.

Please send me a private message if interested in the item!


Last edited by MXLX; 10-06-2021 at 04:16 PM.
10-06-2021, 04:16 PM   #2
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Bump for price reduction. Sure would rather sell it here than on the Bay.
 

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