Pentax spotmeter/Zone System

Discussion in 'Pentax' started by Lunaray, Jan 20, 2004.

  1. Lunaray

    Lunaray Guest

    I have a good understanding of "The Zone System" though I've never really
    put it to use, but I want to change that and that's why I'm looking at spot

    I'll probably get either the Pentax digital meter, or their analog model
    There are several listed on eBay and a couple of them were described as
    having a "Zone VI" modification; what exactly does this mean? How does this
    differ from just buying the stick-on "Zone Dials"? I couldn't find any
    mention of a modification on Pentax's web site, nor do any of the on-line
    camera stores mention it, is this some kind of a 3rd party modification?

    Thanks all, for my continuing education!
    Lunaray, Jan 20, 2004
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  2. Lunaray

    Norman Worth Guest

    The Zone VI modifications to the meter include calibration and filters to
    equalize the meter spectral response to that of panchromatic film. BTW, the
    zone stick-ons are nice - very handy.
    Norman Worth, Jan 20, 2004
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