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10 Best Digital Light Meters 2019

Light meters are used for getting the accurate intensity of light. They are used under various circumstances in the industry, for example the desired intensity coming from new light bulbs and are also used in sports. Check out this list of 10 best digital light meters for professional and home use. Let us know your favourite Digital Light Meter in the comments section below

Extech 407026 Digital Light Meters (158$)

This meter has four lighting types tungsten/daylight, fluorescent, sodium, and mercury.Simultaneous display of foot candles or Lux.
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Pyle PLMT21 Handheld Lux Light Meter Photometer with 20000 Lux Range(40$)

Measurement range up to 20,000 lux – sampling rate: 2 times/sec.Reading hold function – 9V battery operated. The adjustable range for quick, easy readings has an accuracy Max 4% and repeatability of 2%.
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Extech LT300 Light Meter (130$)

Backlight for readings in low light levels. Large LCD with analog bar graph and it also utilizes precision photo diode and color correction filter.
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200,000 Lux Digital LCD Pocket Light Meter (13$)

200,000 Lux Digital LCD Pocket Light Meter with automatic measuring level detection. Has a repeatability of 2 times per second as well. It is a reliable piece of equipment for hobbyists but may not be suitable for professionals.
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Mastech MS6612 Digital Lux (34$)

Measures up to 200,000 lux or 20,000 FC, unit selectable.Large LCD with 40-segment analog bar graph
Built-in precision photo diode sensor and color correction filter.
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Sekonic Corporation 401-478 Digital Light Meters (280$)

An industrial grade equipment. As claimed by the manufacturer”Sekonic’s new LITEMASTER PRO L-478D meter is the world’s first touch-screen-operated light meter.”
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Dr.Meter LX1010B 50,000 Light Meter with LCD Display (19$)

Dr.Meter LX1010B can measure up to 100,000 lux, or, approximately 10,000-foot candles. It has a   3-1/2 digit 18mm LCD. Powered by 9V battery, ranges 0 – 100,000 Lux, Accuracy: ±5%  and a sampling rate of 0.4second.
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Digital Light Meters LX1010B, 50,000 (14$)

A decent light meter Ranges between 0 – 50,000 Lux. Has high Accuracy and rapid response and Auto Zeroing; with an over-range indication.
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Sekonic L-308s Digital Light Meters – Black (194$)

The manufacturer puts it best while explaining its product “The pocket-sized Sekonic L-308S Flashmate is the smallest and lightest digital light meter in the Sekonic line-up. It is designed to read ambient or flash exposures in either reflected or incident modes, and it displays accurate exposure readings in full, half, or third-stop increments to mirror the exposure settings of today’s DSLR and film cameras”.
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Dr.Meter Digital Illuminance/Light Meter LX1330B (40$)

Dr.Meter tops our list of best digital light meters. This model is Amazon’s bestseller as well. Has 4-Ranges 0/200/2,000/20,000/200,000 Lux and a high Accuracy and rapid response, with Auto Zeroing.
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