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Shepherd/Polaris Polaris Karat Flash Meter

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Shepherd/Polaris Polaris Karat Flash Meter
Key Features
  • Reflected/Incident Flash/Ambient Reading
  • Flash Duration Measurement
  • Backlight Digital LCD display
  • Custom Program Level Function
The Polaris Karat Flash Meter from Shepherd is a is a full-featured meter that reads ambient light in reflected or incident mode thanks to its slide away dome as well as reflected or incident flash in cord or cordless mode. No mean feat, it's also the first handheld light meter to measure flash duration. The meter features a backlit LCD digital display, Wide ISO range and multi-flash capability. The Karat is powered by an easily-sourced AA battery.
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Shepherd/Polaris Karat Overview

The Polaris Karat Flash Meter from Shepherd is a is a full-featured meter that reads ambient light in reflected or incident mode thanks to its slide away dome as well as reflected or incident flash in cord or cordless mode. No mean feat, it's also the first handheld light meter to measure flash duration. The meter features a backlit LCD digital display, Wide ISO range and multi-flash capability. The Karat is powered by an easily-sourced AA battery.

Flash duration measurement mode is ideal for stop action shooting
On-demand backlight LCD display shows all data and functions clearly, even at arm's length
Multi-flash feature makes it simple to calculate how many times the flash must be fired to achieve a desired f/stop in a single exposure

Shepherd/Polaris Karat Specs

Measuring Modes
Ambient/ambient EV, and flash cord/cordless
Flash duration
Sensor
Silicon photo diode
Receptor Head
Rotating, non-interchangeable, 35° acceptance angle
Display Readout
Digital LCD
Measuring Range
Ambient: EV 1 to 19.9 (ISO 100) in 1/10 stop increments
Flash: f/2.0 to f/90.9 (ISO 100) in 1/10 stop increments
f/Stop Range
f/0.5 to f/90 in 1/10 stop increments
Shutter Speed Range
Ambient: 1/60 to 1/8,000 with 1/25, 1/50, 1/75, 1/200, 1/400 sec. extra speeds
Flash: 1 to 1/500 with 1/25, 1/50, 1/75, 1/80, 1/90, 1/100, 1/200, 1/400 sec. extra speeds
ISO Range
3 to 8000 in 1/3 increments
f/Stop Display Range
f/0.5 to 90
Multi Flash Range
2 to 9 Flashes
Power Source
1x AA battery
Memory
Measuring modes, ISO speed, shutter speed
Programming
Between +0.9 to -0.9 stops using buttons
Dimensions
4.68 x 2.4 x 0.82" (119 x 63 x 21 mm)
Weight
3.5 oz (99 g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.4 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.7 x 3.8 x 2"

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