Shepherd Polaris Dual 5 Digital Flash Meter with 5 Degree Spot Meter Attachment

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About Shepherd

An enhanced version of the original Polaris Flash Meter the Polaris Dual 5 includes both a 5 degree spot metering ability and rotating receptor head - and a backlight LCD display. An important feature when taking readings in a little or no light or when using flash in a studio setting.

Polaris - Digital Reflected, Incident and Flash Light Meter is a professional exposure meter with world class features and performance, at a fraction of the cost of comparable models.

Polaris has the functions and micrprocessor-driven accuracy you expect, plus some additional conveniences you might not, like an oversized LCD display, multi flash capability and user preset program levels. More features and a lower price makes Polaris unbeatable value.

Shepherd Features

  • Oversized LCD display shows all the data and functions clearly and easily, even at full arm's length. Large 'analog' scale for easy fractional measurements.
  • Custom Program Level Function lets you personalize your meter to match your style of shooting. Adjust the meter level or return to standard levels with the touch of a button.
  • Eight additional shutter speeds available to match the sync speed of virtually any camera. No guessing or searching for a shutter speed close to the sync speed for your camera.
  • Multi flash feature makes it simple to calculate how many times the flash must be fired to achieved a desired f/ stop.
  • Backlight LCD display
  • 5 degree spot metering with a rotating receptor head

Shepherd Specifications

Reception Methods
Incident, reflected light, flash and ambient (including EV) measurements. Cord or non

cord operations.
Receptor Element
Rotating
Measuring Modes
Ambient and flash (cord, cordless) - incident and reflected (35 degrees)
5 degree spot metering
Measuring Range (ISO 100)
Ambient EV 1 EV 19.9 at ISO/100
Flash f/2 f/90.9
Display Readout
Backlit Digital LCD
ISO Range
ISO 3 to 8000 in 1/3 increments
F-Stop Display Range
f/0.5 to f/90
Exposure value (EV) Range
EV -4 to 26, Ambient: 1-19.9; Flash: f/2-90.9
Shutter Speed - Ambient
60 sec. to 1/8000 sec.plus 5 most useful speeds
Shutter Speed - Flash
1 sec. to 1/500 sec. plus 8 most useful types.
Exposure Calculating Function
+0.9 EV in 1/10 stop increments
Multiple Flash
Fire flash once and shows multiple f / No. from 2 to 9 flashes
Power
One AA 1.5V battery
Dimensions
2.5 x 0.8 x 4.7" (63 x 20 x 118mm) WDH
Weight
3.3 oz.
Notes & Special Features
Auto Power Off
Sync Terminal: Standard PC outlet for flash cord

Reviews about this item

Reviewed by 1 customers

 
4.0

Great Value

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from Bowie, MD  -  Hobbyist/Enthusiast

Great functionality for the price. The controls are straight forward and easy to use. The construction is a little lightweight, I wouldn't be too rough with it.

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robert g  is this spot meter good for use with the zone system?
DEBRA A O  It worked well for me when I took a class about the Zone System. But now I have a gadget that I never use since I graduated.
Ian R  can I download the instructions for this unit before I purchase it?
Andrew R  Unfortunately we do not currently have the ability to offer electronic versions of manufacturers instruction manuals. I highly recommend contacting the manufacturer.
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