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We are saddened to inform the customers of Chambless Cine Equipment that Jesse Chambless, the sole proprietor of this company, passed away shortly after midnight on 9/28/2021. The company is now closed.

The Chambless Cine Equipment inventory has been acquired by:

Du-All Camera
774 Central Avenue
Westfield, NJ 07090
Phone: 212-643-1042
Fax: 646-478-9332


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The Sekonic L-508 Cine Zoom Master "Cine Version" is the one light meter that fits every exposure challenge for the professional or dedicated enthusiast. It is a Zoom Spot Meter, an Incident Meter, a Light Evaluation Meter, and a Flash Meter safely protected in an All-weather Housing.

The L-508 Cine is identical to the L-508, with several added specialized features ideally suited to motion picture, video, theatre, stage, museum and industrial lighting applications.

Special Cine features include:

  • complete range of full and half framing speeds from 1 to 1000 f.p.s.
  • shutter angle settings from 5° to 270° in 5° increments plus 144° and 172°
  • Digital Foot Candle or Lux readout for incident measurement
  • Foot Candle or Lux with analog f/stop readout
  • Foot Lambert readout for spot measurement
  • low range f/stop readout from f/0.5 to f/45 analog, f/0.5 to f/90 digital.
  • extended range Auto-illumination readouts at EV 6 and under for 20 seconds
  • Measurement and setting Set/Change Dial Lock

Zoom Spot Meter - with 1° to 4° Zoom
The L-508 Cine's unique 1° to 4° zoom spot viewfinder can be engaged with the turn of a switch to select the ideal measuring angle for the subject.

Incident Meter - with Retractable Lumisphere
In addition to spot metering, the the L-508 Cine is a full-function incident meter, with 270¡ swivel head and built-in Retractable Incident Lumisphere.

Flash Meter - Spot and Incident
To meet any lighting challenge for still or cine applications, L-508 Cine measures ambient, cord and cordless flash or a combination reading of both for daylight/synchro fill-flash - with spot or incident measurement.

All Weather Design
Count on Sekonic's legendary accuracy in all weather conditions with the L-508 Cine’s rugged, sealed, all-weather construction. Ideal for shooting at the beach or in rainy or humid conditions.

Customized Functions
Select any combination of four special features with the L-508 Cine’s user-settable DIP switches.

Cool Blue Display
Settings are easy to read with the large digital display. Its unique, cool blue electro-luminescent background automatically turns on in low light situations.

Full Feature Flash Measurement

  • Cord Flash Mode
  • Cordless Flash Mode
  • Multiple Flash Mode

Evaluative Functions include:

  • Memory
  • Averaging
  • Brightness difference
  • Dual ISO settings


Type Multi-function design light meter
Incident 270 Swivel Head with Dual Function Retractable Incident Lumisphere
Reflected Variable1 to 4 Parallax-free Spot Viewfinder
Photo Cells Two Silicon Photo Diode (SPD)
Repeat Accuracy +/- 1/10 EV or less
Auto Shut-off 20 minutes
Auto Illumination EV6 and under for 20 sec.
PC Terminal Standard
Tripod Socket 1/4"
Foot Candle 0.1 - 99,000 ( 9,900 x 10)
Lux 0.63 - 94,000 ( 9,400 x 10)
Foot Lambert 3.4 - 98,000 ( 9,800 x 10)
Lock Function Measurement and Set/Change Dial
Standard Accessories Neck Cord, Case, Viewfinder Cap
Optional Accessories Booster and attachments
Mini Probe
Dual Sync Cord
Pocket Gray Card
Power Source 1 AA penlight 1.5V battery (alkaline, manganese or lithium)
Weight 8.5 ounces/240g
Dimensions 3.3" x 6.1": x 1.6" / 82x161x39mm

Measuring Range at ISO 1

Ambient Incident EV(-2) to EV 19.9
Ambient Reflected EV 3 to EV 19.9
Flash Incident f/1.0 to f/ 128.9
Flash Reflected f/5.6 to f/128

Display Range

Film Speed (ISO) ISO 3 to ISO 8000
Increments 1/3 stops
f/stop Range f/1.0-f/128.9
Ambient Speeds 30 minutes to 1/8000 second
Special Ambient Speeds 1/200, 1/400
Flash 1 second to 1/1000 second
Special Flash Speeds 1/75, 1/80, 1/90, 1/100, 1/200, 1/400
Cine Speeds 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12, 16, 18, 24, 25, 30, 32, 36, 40, 48, 60, 64, 72, 96, 120, 128, 150, 200, 240, 256, 300, 360, 375, 500, 625, 750, 1000 f.p.s.
Shutter Angle Settings 5 to 270 at 5 steps + 144 and 172

Specifications subject to change without notice

Sekonic L-508Cine (Cat. #401-510) is supplied with Neck Cord, Case, Viewfinder Cap, AA Battery, Synchro Terminal Cap.

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