GE Model 8DW58Y4 Exposure Meter circa 1945


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Vintage from the 1940s

This General Electric exposure meter (for film or plates) was made from 1945 to 1950 and uses a selenium on silicon solar cell. It's 3 dials show f-stop, shutter speed, and exposure index. The meter reads out 0 to 70 foot-candles and the cover opens to let in 10x more light. The hood also comes off to let more light onto the photocell. The meter does react to light, no other testing performed. The meter shows use and wear, the leather case is in good condition. This GE Exposure Meter and Case are used, sold as shown, as is, and as a collectible.

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    3 out of 5 stars
    Received in timely manner however strong scent of ciggeret smoke
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    5 out of 5 stars
    The troll is in excellent quality! I bought it as a gift and the recipient loved it. Very quick shipping. Thank you!!!!!!
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  • Kenneth Mosley Mar 28, 2019
    1 out of 5 stars
    the function generator doesn't work. the unit is defective, I will not buy anything again from your company.
    Heathkit ET 3100 Electronic Design Experimenter
    Daytona Phil responded

    It is in the description the unit powered on and no other testing was performed. We apologize if you missed that.

    The Heathkit ET 3100 Electronic Design Experimenter labeled on the faceplate as the CIE (Cleveland Institute of Electronics) Personal Training Laboratory Model ET-3100 (390-1506) and was made around 1975. The unit is in good cosmetic condition specific to age, when plugged in and turned on the red power light lights, no other testing performed. Sold as used, as a collectible, as is, as shown. Measures 12 11 1/2 x 3 inches at the extremes approximately. A digital copy of the manual can be emailed to you after the purchase. #Science #Experiment #Electronics