• REED R8130 Light Meter


    Measures light intensity up to 40,000 fc / 400,000 lx.

    REED R8130 Offers

    This light meter is capable of measuring in both Foot-candle (fc) and lx. The R8130 features an LCD display with a 42-segment analog bargraph, data hold, min/max, peak and relative functions. The tethered sensor allows for flexible operation while taking measurements.


    • Wide measuring range (up to 40,000 fc or 400,000 lx)
    • Easy-to-read backlit LCD display
    • 42-segment digital analog bargraph
    • Min/Max and Relative Mode functions
    • Peak and Data Hold
    • Low battery indicator and auto shut-off

    REED R8130 Specifications

    Measuring Ranges lx: 0 to 400,000

    fc: 0 to 40,000

    Accuracy ±(5% rdg.+ 0.5% Full Scale)

    Repeatability ±3%

    Resolution lx/fc: 0.01 (Max resolution)

    Response Time Bargraph: 13.3 times/second

    Numeric display: 1.3 times/second

    Sensor Type Photo diode with spectral response filter

    Spectral Response CIE Photopic (CIE Human Response Curve)

    Spectral Accuracy CIE Vλ function f1'≤6%

    Cosine Response f2' ≤2%

    Display 3 3/4" (3999) digit LCD

    Digital Analog Bargraph Yes (42 segment)

    Backlit Display Yes

    Data Hold Yes

    Min, Max and Relative Mode Yes

    Peak Hold Yes

    Overrange Indicator Yes

    Auto Shut-Off Yes (after 30 mins)

    Kick Stand Yes

    Tripod Mountable Yes

    Low Battery Indicator Yes

    Power Supply 9V battery

    Product Certifications CE

    Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)

    Storage Temperature 14 to 140°F (-10 to 50°C)

    Operating Humidity Range 10 to 80%

    Dimensions 7.4 x 2.5 x 1" (188 x 64.5 x 24.5mm)

    Weight 14.2oz (403g)

    What's included with the REED R8130

    • Light Meter
    • Sensor Cover
    • Protective Holster
    • Carrying Case
    • Battery

    Ideal Applications for the REED R8130

    • OSHA work environment compliance
    • Cinematography and photography applications
    • Museum exhibits
    • Lighting system installation
    • Environmental monitoring
    • Interior design projects
    • Industrial applications