Bryce Lansing Posted June 22, 2009 Share Posted June 22, 2009 My Dad let me borrow his Minolta Color Meter II, and I have been using it for the past year. He's had it for a while, but it has always been taken care of and well stored. I was always taught that the color temperature of a tungsten bulb is 3200K. But for as long as I've been using this color meter, whenever I take a reading off a tungsten light, it says 2800K. Whether its a Lowell tota, omni, Mole tweenie, baby, etc., even tungsten Kinoflo bulbs, they all read 2800K, sometimes even 2700. I took a reading off a 60w household incandescent bulb, and it said 2400. Is there something wrong with my meter? Does it need to be re-calibrated? Or are these readings right? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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