CINOPHOT Automatic Ooptical Light Meter for Cinematography

CINOPHOT automatic-exposure optical light meter manufactured by DREM Products Corp. - Austria. - It is a type of light meter that uses the human eye to assess the amount of light available. Α combination of filters determines, according to the two ‘rings’ which set the shutter speed and aperture, the correct exposure so that it appears as “optically correct” through the view-finder. Possible date: 1929, designed by Dr. Emil Mayer.
  • Date of Manufacture 1929
  • Country of Manufacture Austria
  • Technical Specifications Diaphragm: f-1.8 / f-32, shutter opening: 270-205-145-115-75-55-35-25-20-15-10, average exposures at normal speed: 1/24, 1/32, 1/48, 1/64, 1/128, 1/256, 1/375, 1/500
  • Label Information In the inside of its leather case are ‘sealed’ the possible S.N. #8031284 as well as the country of manufacture (Austria). Patented by Dr. Emil Mayer.
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