Sekonic Prodigi Color C-500 Color Meter

Measuring System: Three-color photographic color meter with four sensors to determine visual (digital) or photographic (film) color temperature of light sources and filtration required

Measuring Modes: 

  • Ambient: Yes
  • Flash Cordless/Cord-in: Yes
  • Radio triggering: Yes (Model C-500R) ONLY

Receptor Head: Rotating (90° to the right/180°to left) receptor head containing four filtered photo diodes under flat incident light receptor

Display Readout:

  •  Dot matrix display : 8 adjustable characters
  • Digital: Ambient/Flash light – Visual Color temperature + CC index
  • LB filter number + CC filter number: Fuji’s LBA/LBB
  • Kodak Wratten/LEE filter number; LB index + CC index

Display Ranges:

  • CC index: 80G to 80M
  • CC filter number: 200G to 200M
  • illuminance: 2.5lx to 610,000lx 0.23FC to 56,500FC
  • Film Ambient/Flash light: Photographic Color temperature; LB filter number + CC filter number (Fuji’s LBA/LBB, Kodak Wratten/LEE filter number); LB index + CC filter number
  • lluminance: Ambient light only; Lux(lx); Foot-candle(ft-cd)

Measured color temperature:

  • 2,300K to 20,000K
  • Selected color temperature: 2,500K to 10,000K
  • LB index:  -500 to +500 (in MK-1)

LB filter number

  • Fuji’s:  LBA/LBB LBB20 to LBA20
  • Kodak Wratten/Lee: 80A+80D to 85B+81EF

ISO Range: Measuring Ranges

  • Color Temperature: 2,300K to 20,000K
  • (At ISO 100 equivalent) Ambient light: EV3 to 16.3 (20lx to 200,000lx)
  • Flash light: Range Low F/2.8 to 22 (20lx/s to 1,300lx/s) Range High F/16 to 90.9 (640lx/s to 38,000lx/s)

f/Stop Display Range: Flash light:

  • Range Low: F/2.8 to 22 (20lx/s to 1,300lx/s)
  • Range High: F/16 to 90.9 (640lx/s to 38,000lx/s)

Shutter Speed – Ambient: 1 to 1/500sec

Shutter Speed – Flash: Flash light: 1s to 1/500s (in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 steps) plus 1/75, 1/80, 1/90, 1/100, 1/200, 1/400

Brightness Difference: Yes

Exposure Calibration: Color calibration is done in the factory and MAC service center. The photographer can make Pre-Set corrections to reflect the differences in his system, which will be appreciated by film photographers

Power Source: Two “AA” 1.5V batteries (Alkaline, Manganese, lithium, Nickel, NiCd and NiH)

  • Operating temperature range: -10 to +50° centigrade

Weight: 8.1 oz (230g) (with batteries)


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