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Hard-to-find information about your camera's spotmeter

 

Camera's make and model
Digital CCD dim. are approx

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

Percent area of viewfinder region occupied by the spot circle

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

Nikon N90 / N90s (N-90)

3.0 mm

0.82 %

3.44°

Nikon N70 /F70 (N-70/F-70)

3.0 mm

0.82 %

3.44°

Nikon D70 (Digital: 24mmX16mm)

2.3 mm

1 %

 

Nikon N6006

3.5 mm

1.11 %

4.00°

Nikon D50 (Digital: 24mmx16mm)

3.5 mm

2.5 %

 

Nikon D80 (Digital:23.6X15.8mm)

3.5 mm

2.5 %

27mm normal lens

Nikon F100 (F-100)

4.00 mm

1.50 %

4.60°

Olympus OM-4TI (OM4TI)

4.7 mm

2.00 %

5.40°

Olympus OM-3TI (OM3TI)

4.7 mm

2.00 %

5.40°

Olympus OM2000

4.7 mm

2.00 %

5.40°

Canon EOS 1n

5.0 mm

2.30 %

5.80°

Pentax PZ1p

5.24 mm

2.50 %

6.00°

Canon T-90 (T90)

5.45 mm

2.70 %

6.24°

Minolta Maxxum 800si

5.50 mm

2.80 %

6.30°

Minolta Maxxum 700si

5.50 mm

2.80 %

6.30°

Minolta Maxxum 500si

5.50 mm

2.80 %

6.30°

Canon EOS A2/A2E *

6.21 mm

3.50 %

7.11°

Canon EOS Elan II E *

10.2 mm

9.50 %

11.68°

Canon EOS Rebel series *

10.2 mm

9.50 %

11.68°

Nikon N50

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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