Sekonic L-398A Studio Deluxe III Light Meter


  • An Industry Classic Meter
  • Analog Metering
  • No Battery Required


Sekonic has redesigned their popular analog light meter to more current industry standards. The Studio Deluxe III L-398A retains all of the legendary features and benefits of its predecessor. Using an environmentally-friendly amorphous silicon photocell, Sekonic can continue to offer the popular L-398 battery-free.

The L-398A offers both “Still” and “Cine” shooters the familiar features and repeatable accuracy expected from Sekonic. Educators and students won’t be left without their favorite meter this year.

  • Amorphous silicon photocell
  • Needle lock for quick and easy measurement readings
  • Memory pointer for quick and easy reference to your last measured value
  • Swivel head and needle lock facilitate easy and accurate readings
  • Amorphous silicon photocell eliminates need for batteries
  • Lumidisc for adjusting illumination contrast and measuring illumination intensity
  • Lumigrid for measuring reflected light
Meter Type Ambient
Light Reading Method Incident
Aperture Range f/0.7 to 128
EV Range Ambient, Incident: 4 to 17 EV
Ambient, Reflected: 9 to 17 EV
ISO Range 6 to 12,000
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 to 60 Seconds
Exposure Memory No
Receptor Element Silicon Photodiode
Diffuser Spherical
Display Indicator Needle
Memory Card Slots None
Tripod Mounting Thread None
Battery None
Wireless Connectivity None
Dimensions 4.4 x 2.3 x 1.3″ / 112 x 58 x 34 mm
Weight 6.7 oz / 190.0 g
SKU: SEK-42.L-398A Category: Brand: