Gossen Dual Sixtomat exposure meter.
The Sixtomat Dual is a highly sensitive photo-electric exposure meter,
suitable for the measurement of reflected as well as incident light for
still photography and cine works for color and for black and white. The
meter is fully automatic and shock proof. the Dual
Sixtomat is the successors of the Sixtomat.
Where the Sixtomat only cam
measure reflected light, the Dual Sixtomat can also
measure incident light by means of the roller blind. The roller blind
acts as a diffuser. The roller blind is painted on the
inside with a kind of silver colored paint leaving a unpainted square in
the middle. If the roller blind is opened until the red markings on the
front, the meter is enabled for measuring incident light.
This Dual Sixtomat is also equipped with an internal switch for changing the
sensitivity mode. (the red button on the former meters). The switch is
activated going from the red to the black scale and vice versa.
is pointing out the 2 modes the meter can measure, incident and
With the Knurled knob on the side the film speed can be set. This meter
has only a film speed setting in ASA because it is intended for the USA
market. The counterpart is the Sixtomat J.