Weston Photronic Exposure Meter No 617

Made:
1932 in Newark
maker:
Weston Electrical Instrument Corporation

Weston photronic exposure meter model 617, made by Weston Electric Instrument Corporation, Newark, NJ. Photoelectric exposure meter. Scale calibrated in light values, 0-1300. Two photocells, one switched out of circuit by pressing button - scale readings then divided by 10. Rotary disc calculator 4-48 film speeds; f1.5-32; 1/800 - 64 seconds; LV 1-1300.

Details

Category:
Photographic Technology
Object Number:
1990-5036/568
Materials:
glass, metal (unknown) and wood (unidentified)
type:
exposure meter
taxonomy:
  • measuring device
  • light measuring device
credit:
The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford