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Hard-to-find information about your camera's spotmeter (spot meter / spot-meter)

 

Camera's make and model

A distinct spot circle / frame in the viewfinder with the standard viewfinder screen
(A MUST have for accurate metering)

Diameter of the spotmetering / partial metering circle (region / frame) in mm

Percent area of viewfinder region occupied by the spot circle (frame / region)

Angle of measure (acceptance) in degrees (° ) with a 50 mm lens

Nikon N90/n90S (SPOT)

YES

3.00 mm

0.82 %

3.44°

Nikon N70 /F70  (SPOT) YES

3.00 mm

0.82 %

3.44°

Nikon N6006 (SPOT) YES

3.50 mm

1.11 %

4.00°

Nikon 8008s (SPOT) YES

3.50 mm

1.11 %

4.00°

Nikon D1 (SPOT) NO

4.00 mm

1.50 %

4.60°

Nikon N80 (SPOT) NO

4.00 mm

1.50 %

4.60°

Nikon F100 (F-100) (SPOT) NO

4.00 mm

1.50 %

4.60°

Nikon F5 (SPOT) NO

4.00 mm

1.50 %

4.60°

Olympus OM-4TI  (SPOT) YES

4.70 mm

2.00 %

5.40°

Olympus OM-3TI  (SPOT) YES

4.70 mm

2.00 %

5.40°

Olympus OM2000 (SPOT) YES

4.70 mm

2.00 %

5.40°

Pentax ZX-5N (SPOT) YES

5.00 mm

2.30 %

5.80°

Canon EOS 1n (SPOT) YES

5.00 mm

2.30 %

5.80°

Nikon F4s (SPOT) YES

5.00 mm

2.30 %

5.80°

Pentax PZ1p (SPOT) YES

5.24 mm

2.50 %

6.00°

Canon T-90  (SPOT) YES

5.45 mm

2.70 %

6.24°

Minolta Maxxum 800si (SPOT) YES

5.50 mm

2.80 %

6.30°

Minolta Maxxum 700si (SPOT) YES

5.50 mm

2.80 %

6.30°

Minolta Maxxum 500si (SPOT) YES

5.50 mm

2.80 %

6.30°

Canon EOS A2/A2E  (SPOT) YES

6.21 mm

3.50 %

7.11°

Canon EOS Elan II E *(Partial) NO

10.2 mm

9.50 %

11.68°

Canon EOS Elan 7 *(Partial) NO

10.2 mm

9.50 %

11.68°

Canon EOS Rebel g *(Partial) NO

10.2 mm

9.50 %

11.68°

Canon EOS Rebel 2000 *(Partial) NO

10.2 mm

9.50 %

11.68°

Nikon N50 (Partial) YES

12.0 mm

13.1 %

13.69°

Nikon N65 (Partial) YES

12.0 mm

13.1 %

13.69°

Simplified and approximate - For illustration purposes only. Information sorted in the order of low (most accurate) to high (least accurate) angle of measure for a 50mm lens.

* These cameras do not have a circular spot area. Numbers are approximated

 

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