exposure meter is a Dutch made meter made by Lici (Lichtmeteing
Industrie). De company was founded by Harmen Broersma who
studied electronics at the technical University at Delft. Ir. H.
Broersma was also a photo enthusiast en interested in the CdS
photocell technique. The first meter was build on a breadboard
and with this product he went to Philip van meeuwen who was a
graphic designer. Together they developed a meter intended to be
strapped on the wrist to keep the hands free for taking
pictures. The company was founded at august the first 1967.
March 1968 the production finally started. The first 500 meters
were made by hand. There was also interest for the meter in
Germany and Denmark and export followed. Slowly the sales came
to a standstill because most of the camera's made these days
were already equipped with a meter. About April 1969 the
production ceased and this was the end of the wrist exposure
In 1969 Harmen Broersma developed a computer designed for use in the darkroom the 'Photometric Exposure Computer' but this project not really succeeded. He did not end the company, but after a research of about years of research, the Lici Colorstar was born in 1979. More about this in the darkroom section.
Thanks to Simon A. Spaans for the picture and information.
Copyright Simon A. Spaans
Type of measurement: reflected
Sensitivity: ° DIN / 1600 ASA
Aperture :1.4 - 64
Exposure time :1/2000 - 30S
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