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Sekonic L-308X FlashMate Light Meter

181,90(218,28 inc. US VAT)

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Small enough to always have with you.

A recent evolution of the 308 light meter family, Sekonic workhorse for over 25 years, the new L-308X Flashmate light meter packs the functions of the L-308S and L-308DC into a single measuring instrument with a compact, lightweight and pocket-sized design.

L308X offers all the exposure metering functions required by photo, cine and video operators: it is able to measure ambient light, flash light, frame rate, shutter angle and Lux/fc. The intuitive use, the excellent quality/price ratio and the numerous fields of application make it the versatile light meter par excellence.

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Sekonic L-308X FlashMate Light Meter

A legacy of accuracy pocket-sized and exceptionally accurate, the Flashmate L-308X light meter from Sekonic is a compact tool for metering both ambient and flash lighting as well as working in video with dedicated Cine and HD Cine modes. Equipped with a sliding lumisphere, the L-308X is able to measure ambient light as well as reflected light via a lens with a 40° reception angle. This meter also has a wide metering range; from 0 to 19.9 EV at ISO 100, and can work with flash within a range of f/1.0 to f/90.9 at ISO 100. Repeat accuracy is also important when metering, which the L-308X delivers with a rating of

Keeping pace with the demands of modern image creators that move from assignment to assignment, the L-308X Series features three metering modes

Photo Mode

The L-308X offers full exposure control for photographers on-location or in the studio. Measurement data for flash and ambient light readings are clearly displayed on screen, as well as ambient EV measurement. In addition to Shutter Priority Mode, the new Aperture Priority Mode offers photographers care free measurements where depth-of-field is critical.

HD Cine Mode

Gives cinematographers a compact solution for scouting locations or as a quick go-to solution while they are on set. The L-308X lets users select from a range of frame rates and shutter angles, while measuring accurately, to within one-tenth of a stop. Also, the addition of ISO 850 greatly assists cinematographers by giving them the option of taking measurements in the native ISOs of many of today’s professional cinema cameras.

Cine Mode

Designed with the professional in mind, the FLASHMATE L-308X can take on the challenges of digital cinematography. Select from the right combination of frame rates and shutter angles to achieve the exposure control necessary with one-tenth stop accuracy. Truly universal, the FLASHMATE L-308X offers Lux (lx) and foot-candle (fc) readout enabling a quick set up of lighting in a compact, affordable and easy-to use design.

Watch the L-308X in Action


Metering Type


Measuring System:
Exposure Meter Incident light: fixed head, lumidisc removable (Option), Reflected light: Switching, 40 deg. with built-in lens

Measuring Range and Modes

Measuring Modes Ambient Light:
T priority, F priority, EV, HD_CINE (T priority), CINE (f/s priority), Lux/FC

Measuring Modes Flash:
Cordless, Cord-in (PC)

Measuring Range (ISO 100) Ambient Incident Light:
0 to 19.9EV
2.50 to 190,000 lx
0.23 to 17,000 fc

Measuring Range (ISO 100) Ambient Reflected Light:
0 to 19.9EV

Measuring Range Flash Incident Light:
F1.0 to F90.9

Measuring Range Flash Reflected Light:
F1.0 to F90.9

ISO Range:
ISO 3 to 8,000 plus 850

Aperture Range (Ambient Light):
F0.5 to 90.9 in 1, 1/2, 1/3 step

Aperture Range (Flash Light):
F0.5 to 90.9 in 1, 1/2, 1/3 step

Shutter Speeds Range (Ambient Light):
Photo Mode: 60s to 1/8,000s HD_CINE Mode: 1/8s to 1/8,000s in 1, 1/2, 1/3 step

Shutter Speeds Range (Flash Light):
1s to 1/500s in 1, 1/2, 1/3 step

Frame Rate Range (Ambient Light):
8, 12, 16, 18, 24, 25, 30, 32, 48, 50, 60, 64, 96, 100, 120, 128

Shutter Angles Range (Ambient Light):
CINE Mode: 45, 90, 180, 270, 360 deg.

EV Range (Ambient Light):
EV-6 to EV27.2

Calibration Compensation:
Yes (-1.0 to +1.0)

Custom Settings:
Yes (3 custom settings)


Operating Temperature:
0 to 40 deg. C

Storage Temperature:
-20 to 60 deg. C

Power source:
1.5V x 1 (AA battery)

B&W, Segment type

LCD Backlight:
Yes (under EV5)

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  • Sekonic L-308X Flashmate Light Meter
  • Case for L-308 Series Light Meters
  • Strap for Most Sekonic Light Meters (Replacement)
  • Sync Terminal Cap
  • Safety Precaution
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