Samoca light meters

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Sanei Sangyō and later Samoca Camera made various Samoca branded exposure meters. Some are hand-held and others are mounted on a camera's accessory shoe.

In 1955, the Samoca Automat exposure meter was sold in Japan for ¥5,200, including the leather case.[1]


  1. Column on p.103 and advertisement on p.124 of Photo Art no.80, June 1955.


  • Photo Art rinji zōkan: Kamera akusesarī zensho (フォトアート臨時増刊・カメラアクセサリー全書, Photo Art special issue: All the camera accessories). June 1955, no.80 of the magazine.
    • "Denki roshutsukei" (電気露出計, Electric exposure meters). Pp.102–3.
    • Advertisement by Hattori Tokei-ten on p.124.