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Gossen Digisix, Ultra Compact Digital & Analogue, Incident and Reflected Ambient Light Meter

SKU: GSDS MFR: GO 4006
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About this item

Ultra-compact, and packed with features, the Digisix is an ambient light meter that does much more than just determine exposure. As an exposure meter, the Digisix is a prime example of Gossen's high precision and reliability, based on Gossen-specific calibration and German engineering.

The Digisix is small enough to sit comfortably on your camera's hot shoe (with optional shoe adapter), and sports a digital read-out and analog scale for ambient light levels that can be measured in reflective or incident mode. Digital read out in EV is easily transferred to a setting ring where all the shutter speed/f-stop combinations can be read at a glance. Digital LCD read-out and Contrast scene read-out's are in 1/3-stop increments. Meter sensitivity range is 0-18EV.

But the Digisix doesn't stop there. Not only is it an exposure meter, but it also offers a functioning clock with alarm, a timer for timing long exposures, plus a precision digital thermometer which measures temperatures and stores a high and low value.

All of this fits into an unbelievably small package (3 x 2 x 1 inch) with trendy styling, which is easy and comfortable to operate. The meter weighs approximately 1.5 oz (including battery), and comes with a carry case, strap and battery.

What's Included With This Item

  • carry case, strap and battery

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Lightweight (13) , Accurate (10) , Compact (10) , Consistent (9) , Durable (3) , Strong construction (3)
Best Uses:
Photography (8) , Portraits (6) , Film (5)
Reviewer Profile:
Semi-pro photographer (5) , Photo enthusiast (4) , Enthusiast (2) , Casual photographer (1) , Professional (1) , Pro photographer (1)

Key Features

  • Incident and reflected light measuring mode
  • Microprocessor controlled operation
  • Digital LCD display of read out in 1/3 stops
  • Storage of values measured
  • At-a-glance indication of all suitable combinations of
  • shutter speeds (t) and aperture (f-stops)
  • Range over or Range Under signal
  • TIMER function
  • WATCH and ALARM function
  • Temperature measurement function

Technical Specs

Reception Methods Incident or reflected
Receptor Element sbc photo diode
Measuring Modes Incident light
Reflected light /Measuring Angle approx.25 °
Contrast measurement
Measuring Range (ISO 100) EV 0 to 18
Repeatability +/-3,0
Display Readout Digital LCD-display and setting ring
ISO Range ISO 6 to 3200 in 1/3 increments
F-Stop Display Range f/1 to f/32
Shutter Speed - Ambient t =1/2000 sec to 4 min
Power 1x3 V Lithium Battery CR 2032
Dimensions 3.0 x 2.0 x 0.9" (75 x 50 x 23mm)
Weight 0.09 lb (40 g) incl. Battery
Special Functions Timer 0 sec to 30 min
Watch 12 hor 24 h display
Accuracy 5 min/year

Thermometer adjustable to °C or °F
Measuring range -15 °C to 70 °C or 5 °F to 160 °F
Accuracy +/-2 °C or +/-4 °F
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