The L-478-series takes the mystery out of mixing ambient light and flash. Touch to select the measurement mode fitting your shooting style. Measure the brightness of a single light or the exposure for all. Read flash with a cord or cordlessly. Touch to compare, analyze and display for the very best results. Keeping pace with wireless advancements, the L-478DR comes complete with exclusive PocketWizard ControlTL technology (L-478DR only). Combining light measurement and flash power control into a handheld light meter has realized photographers' dreams for decades. The L-478 series has the motion capture modes fitting the cameras you use. Touch to set shutter speeds for HD SLR cameras or quickly select frame rates and shutter angles for Cine. Create unique frame rates and shutter angles for special effects. Touch to engage an inspired filter-compensation system, assuring fast and accurate adjustment of filtered lights and cameras. Take measurements, compare lights, and determine settings all at the speed of touch.
Elinchrom technology built-in
Keeping pace with wireless advancements, the L-478DR-EL comes complete with exclusive Elinchrom Skyport technology, which combines light measurement and flash power control providing amazing control in your hand. The L-478DR-EL has a radio module and antenna built into the meter. The system transmits at 2.4GHz and uses signal protocols that are unique to Elinchrom’s Skyport wireless triggering/control system.
From the first touch of your fingertip, you know something different and exciting is about to happen. The Litemaster Pro L-478 series powers-up with the world’s first colourful touch screen display, inviting you to explore its amazing features and capabilities.
Calibrated to your Camera with Exposure Profiling
Every camera system is unique. Optical, mechanical and imaging components all act on each other to produce slight differences in the dynamic range and exposure. Knowing the limits of your camera enables making better exposures with less post-processing. Sekonic’s pioneering Data Transfer Software*1 enables quick dynamic range mapping and meter calibration for the most precise control of light. Create and store up to ten profiles with Sekonic or X-Rite brand targets*2 or use the touch display to directly enter profile information obtained from other sources.
Enhanced HD Cine Features
Today’s digital cameras are boundless and a variety of cameras can be used in a single production. The L-478 series has two motion capture modes to fit camera in use. Touch to set shutter speeds for HD SLR cameras or quickly select frame rates and shutter angles for Cine. Create unique frame rates and shutter angles for special effects. Infinite Frame Rate/Shutter Angle Special effects and light sources can push standard camera settings to their limits That’s why the L-478 series also allows creating unique frame rates and shutter angles to .000 to enable precise exposure and lighting, producing the very best images and reduce time in postproduction.
Unique Filtration Compensation Mode
Like all light and exposure meters, the L-478 series are calibrated for visual light. Because meters can’t measure filtered light by design, Sekonic designers added a unique Filter mode that enables getting exact light levels with touch screen ease. Touch the L-478 series to instantly call up lightsource or camera filtration expressed industry standard CTO/CTB/ND terms. For special filters or applications, create a unique filter factor and give it a name. Up to four filters can be used together as a pack to assure full control in virtually any situation.
Illuminance or Luminance Measurement
Brightness measurement in Lux or FC and Cd/m2 or FL will make the L-478 series a major player on movie sets around the world. Display brightness along with exposure measurements or simply by itself.