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GOSSEN. GOSSEN. Erlangen. Attachment for. LUNASIX 3. Printed in Germany. e microphotographs. (The following instructions assume that you are. Here are all the pages of the operating manual for the Gossen Lunasix 3 photographic light meter. Lunasix light meters are also labelled Luna-Pro in some parts. You have an older device from GOSSEN? Here you can find the corresponding operating instructions for previous devices in the field of LUNASIX.

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Null pointer ambient and flash meter Display: About “exposure steps” see page Even the most advanced “electronic brain” is helpless without the scientist who phrases his problems so that they can be processed by the computer. Flickr image Meters Gossen.

But there is another big problem that I can not fix it that is the needle can never be tested to the zero position. This world is made up of many parts, which differ considerably in size, colour and brightness. Unlike conventional exposure meters whose photoelectric cell consists of a selenium element, the LUNASIX 3 has a photo-conductive cell and is powered by tiny mercury batteries.

It is advisable to write to the film manufacturer for information concerning the necessary exposure correction and filtering for colour correction of the specific film which you are using with extended exposure times.

The Profisix was Gossen’s flagship professional exposure meter and likewise its replacement Mastersix.

To replace the batteries, unscrew the cover of the battery chamber 21 – a coin will be useful for this. Analyze your prints and color transparencies for possible mistakes or errors in judgment. But – each time make a series of 5 exposures; in addition to the one at the indicated exposure time, make one each at a full step and one-half step more and less than indicated by your LUNASIX 3. I recently download a instruction manual for Lunasix 3 from http: It deserves your good care! If the light is so poor that you cannot observe the movement of the needle, simply hold down the selector for several seconds.


Now, you must remember that the accurate exposure information which your LUNASIX 3 gives you may not even be fully utilized because all sorts of “tolerances” must be reckoned with: Lunasix 3 manual Here are all the pages of the operating manual for the Gossen Lunasix 3 photographic light meter. You will need steady hands, a few small tools, and another accurate meter as a reference.

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During the battery test, the indicator needle 14 should point to the red check mark Failures properly analyzed will soon lead to consistent successes! Is it because the batteries or the needle not properly set to zero position? Film of various types and makes react differently to extended exposure times, and it is impractical lunaix incorporate the many possible variations in the LUNASIX 3 scales.

But, when is a scene “perfectly” exposed? The ASA setting remains unchanged! When you have your finished transparencies, select the ones which, mznual your judgment, are “perfect” and compare them with your notes concerning exposure measurements, etc.

It converts instantly, and without goxsen, from reflected to incident light measurement – and you’ll find its one-hand operation even with a glove on a great boon when moments count on location, or in the studio.

Can anybody tell me where to get the manual for Lunasix? When exposure modification is in order see page 12you simply choose one and only one!

Where to get the users instruction manual for Gossen Lunasix? | Photography Forums

In incident light measurement – from the subject towards the camera – the LUNASIX 3 measures all the light falling on that part of the subject which faces the camera. In spite of mechanical display and “computer” dial, these meters are electronic as circuitry to store the light reading is necessary for flash measurement. For colour slide or movie film – which as you know, requires more critical exposure – the lighter portions of a scene usually determine the exposure. You can read the pages one by one from the links below, or get the whole manual in pdf format you will need Acrobat Reader.


You will find additional information about all scale values on page Pointer needle with mechanical computer Sensor: Share This Page Tweet. The result of this measurement does not consider the colour or brightness of the scene itself.

I have a Lunasix light meter but have no instruction manual.

If there are extensive very bright or very dark areas in the scene, steer the LUNASIX 3 away from them and take the measurement from the “average” parts of the scene. When I kept turning the zero screw clockwise, the needle swinged to the left, then it swing back to the right.

It permits you to measure very small areas of the projected image for maximum utilization of paper contrast and colour range. Even I turned the zero screw counter-clockwise, it happened the same way, the needle just swing back and forth, but never reached to the zero line, it reached to 4 of the low light scale, and 13 of the high light scale. The Personal Touch Do you really have to expose very critically every time? It never reached to the check line zero line.

Built-in light conductor instead of a mirror for greater accuracy and efficiency.