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REED R8150 Pocket Light Meter, 50,000 Lux / 5,000 Foot Candles (Fc)

Model: R8150

REED R8150 Pocket Light Meter, 50,000 Lux / 5,000 Foot Candles (Fc)-

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Measures up to 5,000 Fc / 50,000 Lux for basic light measuring applications.

REED R8150 Offers

This pocket-sized light meter is capable of taking Footcandle (Fc) and Lux measurements. The R8150 features an LCD display, data hold/max functions, low battery indicator and auto shut-off. The tethered sensor allows for flexible operation while taking measurements.


  • Easy to operate with user selectable ranges
  • Convenient pocket size design
  • 4-digit LCD display
  • Max and data hold functions
  • Over range and low battery indicators
  • Auto shut-off

REED R8150 Specifications

Measuring Ranges Lux: 0 to 50,000 
Fc: 0 to 5,000
Accuracy <10,000 Lux/Fc: ±(5% rdg.+ 10 dgt)
>10,000 Lux/Fc: ±(10% rdg.+ 10 dgt)
Resolution Lux/Fc: 0.1 
Response Time <1 sec.
Sensor Type Photo diode & color correction filter
Autoranging No (Manual)
Display 4-digit LCD
Data Hold Yes
Max Yes
Overrange Indicator Yes
Sampling Rate 1.5 times/sec.
Auto Shut-off Yes (after 15 mins)
Kick Stand Yes
Low Battery Indicator Yes
Power Supply 12V battery
Product Certifications CE
Operating Temperature 32 to 122°F (0 to 50°C)
Storage Temperature 14 to 140°F (-10 to 60°C)
Operating Humidity Range 10-80%
Dimensions 7.4 x 2.5 x 1" (188 x 64.5 x 24.5mm)
Weight 5.6 oz (160g)

What's included with the REED R8150

  • Light Meter
  • Sensor Cover
  • Carrying Case
  • Battery

Ideal Applications for the REED R8150

  • OSHA work environment compliance
  • Cinematography and photography applications
  • Museum exhibits
  • Lighting system installation
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Interior design projects
  • Industrial applications

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REED CA-52A Soft Carrying Case, 8 x 2.8 x 1.7"

Model: CA-52A

Features a main instrument compartment and a side pouch for accessories.