Reed R8130-NIST Pocket Light Meter

Original price was: $430.00.Current price is: $387.00.



Reed R8130-NIST Pocket Light Meter

(Replaced Reed R8150-NIST)
(Old Model Reed ST-1301)

Reed R8130-NIST Datasheet (PDF)

Measures light intensity up to 40,000 Fc / 400,000 Lux.

REED R8130 Offers

This light meter is capable of measuring in both Footcandle (Fc) and Lux. The R8130 features a 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 Lux)
  • 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 Lux: 0 to 400,000
Fc: 0 to 40,000
Accuracy ±(5% rdg.+ 0.5% Full Scale)
Repeatability ±3%
Resolution Lux/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-NIST

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


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

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 7 × 8 in

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