Shōwa Kōden Kenkyūjo (昭和光電研究所) was a Japanese company which made exposure meters in the mid-1950s. It produced the Novar meters, its range in 1955 consisting of the Novar II (¥2,900) and Novar Mascot (¥2,300).
|Novar exposure meters in Photo Art no.80, June 1955, showing the Novar Mascot. (Image rights)|
- 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.