Sekonic LITEMASTER PRO L-478DR Light Meter with PocketWizard Triggering and Flash Power Setting for ControlTL Radios

SKU: SKL478DR MFR: 401-479
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About the Sekonic L-478DR

More than an exciting new Sekonic Meter,the Sekonic LITEMASTER PRO L-478DR/D it's a rebirth of the story of light measurement. Sekonic's new LITEMASTER PRO L-478-Series meters are the world's first touch-screen-operated light meters and have unique, must-have features for both still and motion story tellers. Their compact size is both instantly familiar and comfortable to use. The large LCD (2.7") displays ambient, flash, cine and a host of other information in a clear and understandable way. Settings are made by simply touching or sliding a finger over the screen.

This L-478DR has same features as the L-478D and adds:
• PocketWizard triggering and Flash Power Setting w/ControlTL radios. Control Nikon, Canon and select studio flashes with a touch of a finger.

L-478D for Still Photographers
• Full featured Ambient-Flash modes including new T-F mode.
Measure, compare, and mix ambient and flash displayed on a color, touch screen for beautiful, controlled, results.

• DTS Exposure Profiling matches the meter to the performance of your camera. Precise exposure and lighting starts with precise, repeatable metering.

L-478D for Filmmakers
• Cine/HD Cine modes for today's HDSLR and Video Cine cameras. Effortlessly switch between HDSLR and Cine for exact exposure settings in exact increments for both.

• Infinite frame rate and shutter angle selection. Create special settings for special applications. Video cine cameras are becoming boundless. Metering should be too.

• Unique, light-source filtration compensation mode. Finally, precise control lighting using industry standard CTO/CTB/ND types at the touch of a finger.

• Illumination measurement and extended ISO range. Lighting design and exposure in a single tool. ISO and exposure settings to match today's digital cameras.

The Sekonic L-478DR is commonly used for Everyday, Landscape photography, Portraits, Studio, Travel and more.The Sekonic L-478DR is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Professional among others.The Sekonic L-478DR is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Sekonic L-478DR: Durable, Easy to use, Lightweight and Reliable.

Sekonic L-478DR Includes

  • Sekonic Light Meter
  • Soft Case
  • Strap
  • 2 AAA Batteries
  • Start-Up Guide
  • CD-ROM (Operating Manual and Data Transfer Software)
  • Sekonic 3 Year Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Easy to use (11) , Lightweight (10) , Reliable (10) , Durable (4)
Best Uses:
Portraits (13) , Studio (11) , Travel (6) , Landscape photography (5) , Everyday (4)
Reviewer Profile:
Professional (6) , Enthusiast (4) , Semi-professional (2) , Semi-pro photographer (2)

Sekonic L-478DR Specifications

Light Receptor Incident Light: Lumisphere convertible to flat diffuser (with retracted lumisphere)
Reflected Light: 5-degree spot metering with optional viewfinder
Measuring Mode Ambient Light Ambient Light: Aperture priority, Shutter speed priority, TF priority, CINE, HD Cine, Illuminance(lx/fc), Luminance(cdm2/fl)

Flash Light: Cord (PC), Cordless, Radio triggering (L-478DR only) (with/without multiple cumulative)
Measuring range (ISO100) Ambient light: Incident light - EV-2 to EV22.9 / Reflected light - EV3.0 to EV19.9
Illuminance: 0.63 to 2,000,000 lx 0.1 to 180,000 fc
Luminance: 1.0 to 980,000 cd/m2 0.29 to 290,000 fl
Flash light: Incident light - F1.0 to F128.9 / Reflected light: F2.8 to F128.9
ISO Display Range ISO 3 to 409,600 (in 1/3 steps)
Shutter Speed Display Range Ambient light: 30 min. to 1/64,000 sec. plus 1/200, 1/400 sec (in 1, 1/2 and 1/3 steps)
Flash light: 30 min. to 1/1000 sec plus 1/75, 1/80, 1/90, 1/100, 1/200, 1/400 (in 1, 1/2 and 1/3 steps)
Display Range Aperture: F0.5 to F161.2 (in 1, 1/2 and 1/3 steps)
Frame rate: 1 to 1000 f/s, plus user created settings: 20 entries
Shutter angle: 1° to 358°, plus user created settings: 20 entries
EV value: EV-27.9 to EV55.8 (with Incident light reading of ambient light)
Other Functions Exposure profile
Mid Tone function
Exposure compensation
Filter compensation
Flash analyzing function
Multiple cumulative function
Memory/clear/recall function
Average function, Contrast function
Custom setting function
Auto power OFF function
Touch panel lock function
Firmware upgrade
Frame rate/Shutter angle edit function
Battery power indicator
Battery Used AAA batteries 1.5Vx2 (alkaline, manganese, lithium, nickel hydride, or nickel based)
Operating Temperature Range 14 to 122°F / -10 to 50°C
Dimensions WxHxD 2.2 x 5.1 x 1" (57 x 140 x 26mm) excluding protrusions
Weight 5 oz (140g)
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