Model # 401027

Internet #203821691

Extech Instruments Pocket Foot Candle Light Meter

Extech Instruments

Pocket Foot Candle Light Meter

$88.22 /each

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Product Overview

Pocket Light Meter has measuring ranges of 200Fc and 2000Fc (Foot Candles) with max. resolution of 0.1Fc. Simple operation. Built-in stand. Sensor has 47 in. (1.2 m) coiled cable. Comes complete with 9-Volt battery.

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light meter extech #401027 in stock for pick up?
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Date published: 2016-05-12
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Customer Reviews

Pocket Foot Candle Light Meter is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 18.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfect for remodeling This is the perfect tool for any remodeling project. Recently, we updated our kitchen, including lighting. This tool allows for determining the correct lighting for any area of the home. The guide that is included gives the recommended foot candles for each area. No more guessing how many ceiling can lights to install. This tool will allow you to determine the correct amount for proper reading or cooking. The tool is very well constructed and is very portable. I like the digital scale which is easy to read. The unit is easy to use and provides great information for lighting decisions. The 9 Volt battery is included.
Date published: 2014-10-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Consistent Readings, Medium plastic works for a light size & weight for students. Out of the Box a medium plastic weight meter with a generic 9 Volt battery included. It is the right size and weight for casual use as a light meter. On an overcast morning I measured readings around the yard, it appears consistent at Range Setting B 200-1999fc (foot candles) dark side and light side. Two different trees measured at the same angle. pictured. I've vintage still light meters that don't use a battery and have more weight than this, but this plastic works! As a student learning how to measure foot candles I like both the price and the weight.
Date published: 2014-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ACCURATE AND RELAIABE AND EASY TO USE The EXTECH (model 401027) Foot Candle Light Meter has performed flawlessly. Actually far better than many similar meters at almost twice the price. One of the characteristics that is appreciated in the meter is its reliability to give repeat accurate readings, and under the same conditions. I am an avid photographer and used to being in so many different environments and the lighting is very important to achieve good results. I used to use the in camera light meter with mixed results but the EXTECH light meter has made the process of achieving the correct settings every time. I would recommend it to anyone needing accurate measurement of candle light.
Date published: 2014-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use, accurate light meter, The light meter is easy to use and produced stable repeatable readings. Just turn on the power, remove the rubber cap on the sensor, and place it where you want to take a reading. The remote sensor permits the collection of light at a comfortable position during the reading. It makes for a very affordable general illumination light meter and can be used for determining illumination levels in various applications. For example, when I was renovating my bathroom lighting I wanted to determine the amount of foot candle power put out by my existing fluorescent lighting. I was then able to provide the amount of recessed lighting that would be necessary to give me the same amount of illumination that I had before.
Date published: 2014-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Multi Use Tool....... This turns out to be a multi use tool..... Comes in handy for photography, Also used it when setting up my plant nursery. It helped me space out the lights evenly so I can get a good head start on my garden next spring. My nephew is a volunteer fireman and he borrrowed it so they could check all the volunteers blue lights to make sure they were in compliance with the law.,,,, Its a good tool with uses in many areas and comes at a reaonable price. Easy to read instructions and good for anyone from novice to professional. You wont be disapointed,,,,
Date published: 2014-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better then phone App Good for checking light out put in sub divisions and home owner assiocations. I have one annoying neighbor so I like keeping one side of the house as bright as possible, when he complained I showed the president the output and went on his way. Product is very easy to use.
Date published: 2015-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This was a great purchase! I used this for creating the perfect lighting at a recent haunted house for Halloween. This was a very large scale event and so what we did was measured the light in a room with dimmer switch lights to the perfect candle light measure. Then we were able to create that same level of lighting in the various mazes. Saved us a lot of time, money and hours of guess work to create the perfect, and safe lighting for the event. It was easy to use right out of the box, easy instructions and actually pretty fun to do.
Date published: 2014-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very handy This was my first time using a light meter and I was pleasantly surprised at how handy this is to have. I used it when we were installing flush mount ceiling can lights to make sure we didn't over spend on the number of can lights we needed. Once installed I was really happy with the accuracy of using this candle light meter and the final installation of our lights. It was easy to use as a first time user. I can see using it for other projects and for photography also. Glad I have it, who knew!
Date published: 2014-11-12
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