Shepherd/Polaris Polaris Karat Flash Meter

Shepherd/Polaris Karat Flash Meter and Wireless Trigger Kit

Shepherd/Polaris Karat Flash Meter and Wireless Trigger Kit

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Shepherd/Polaris Karat Flash Meter and Wireless Trigger Kit

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Product Highlights

  • Incident and Flash Metering
  • Flash Duration Measurement
  • Multi-Flash Capability
  • Backlit Display
  • Custom Program Level Function
  • 2.4 GHz Wireless System with 300' Range
  • Receiver with Hot Shoe for Flash
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  • 1Description

Take care of your basic ambient and flash metering needs with this Shepard/Polaris Karat Flash Meter and Wireless Trigger Kit from B&H. Featuring a flash meter capable of incident and flash metering as well as flash durations, photographers will be able to capture near perfectly exposed images. This meter also has a multi-flash capability and a backlit display, along with a custom program level function. Along with this, the 2.4 GHz wireless trigger kit has a dedicated transmitter and receiver with a 300' range. The receiver features a hot shoe for mounting a flash and being in perfect sync with the meter for rapid, reliable data.

  • Shepherd/Polaris Polaris Karat Flash Meter

    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
    UPC: 053661012967
  • Shepherd/Polaris Wireless Flash Trigger Kit for Karat Flash Meter

    Set up wireless flash metering with the Shepard/Polaris Karat Meter with this Wireless Flash Trigger Kit. Featuring a dedicated 2.4 GHz radio transmitter for the meter and a receiver equipped with a hot shoe, users will be able to automatically trigger and meter a remote flash unit from up to 300' away on one of 16 channels. The system also features a maximum sync speed of 1/250 second and the receiver is equipped with a 1/4"-20 thread for mounting to a stand or tripod. Additionally, the transmitter runs on just one CR2032 battery and the receiver runs on two readily available AAA batteries.

    UPC: 053661020399
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  • 1Description
  • Shepherd/Polaris Polaris Karat Flash Meter
    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
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.7 x 3.8 x 2.0"
  • Shepherd/Polaris Wireless Flash Trigger Kit for Karat Flash Meter
    Frequency 2.4 GHz
    Range 300' / 100 m
    Channels 16
    Max Sync Speed 1/250 second
    Mount Receiver: Hot shoe, 1/4"-20 thread
    Power Source Transmitter: 1 x CR2032 battery
    Receiver: 2 x AAA batteries
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.2 x 3.9 x 1.5"

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