Konica Minolta



Luminance Meters LS-150 / LS-160

A next generation handheld digital luminance meter for measurement of light sources and reflected light. Building on the key design features of their predecessors with new features, improved accuracy and increased measurement range.


Principal Specifications LS-150/LS-160


Luminance Meter LS-150

Luminance Meter LS-160


SLR spot luminance meter for measuring light-source and surface brightness

Acceptance angle


Optical system

85mm f/2.8 lens; SLR viewing system

Angle of view

Relative Spectral Response

Closely matches the CIE spectral luminous efficiency V (λ)


Din 5032 Part 7 Class-B



Silicon photocell

Minimum measuring area

Ø 14.4 mm (1.3mm)

Ø 4.5 mm (0.4mm)

Minimum measuring distance

1012mm (213mm)

Measurement modes

Luminance; difference luminance; peak/valley luminance or luminance ratio

Response time

Auto: 0.7 to 4.3s.

Manual: 0.7 to 7.1s.

Luminance units

cd/m2 or fL (switchable in menu)

Measuring range

0.001 - 999,900 cd/m2

0.01 - 9,999,000 cd/m2


Lv ±2%+2digit (below 1cd/m2)

Lv ±2%+1digit (above 1cd/m2)

Lv ±2%+2digit (below 10cd/m2)

Lv ±2%+1digit (above 10cd/m2)

(Illuminant A measured at ambient temperature of 20 to 30°C/68 to 86°F)


Lv ±0.2%+1digit

Lv ±0.2%+1digit

(Measurement subject: Illuminant A)

Temperature / humidity drift

0 to 40℃, RH85% or less (at 35℃)with no condensation

Flare characteristic

1% or less

Polarization error

1% or less

Temperature dependence

0.2%/K or less

Calibration mode

Konica Minolta standard/user-selected standard (switchable)

Colour correction factor

Set by numerical input; range: 0.001 to 9.999

Reference luminance

10 ch; set by measurement or numerical input

Data memory

1000 Data


External: Large multi digit LCD with backlight (with dimmer function) and additional indications

Viewfinder: 4 -digit LCD with LED backlight

Data communication

USB 2.0

Sync measurement

20 Hz to 400 Hz

Power source

Two AA size (1.5V) batteries, AC adapter (optional accessories) USB power bus

Operating temperature / humidity range

0 to 40°C, RH 85% or less (at 35°C) with no condensation

Storage temperature / humidity range

0 to 450C, RH85% or less (at 350C) with no condensation




850 g without battery

Standard accessories

Lens cap; Eyepiece cap; 2 AA-size batteries, Wrist wrap; Case, USB cable, Data management software CS-S20

Specifications are subject to change without notice.