Which Lightmeter Do You Use?

When it comes to good lightmeters, what do you use? When I was an integrator, I preferred the Extech LT300, and mainly chose it based on cost (<$200) and the fact it registered <1 lux (0.00). The hold feature was wonky, and it wasn't always repeatable with accuracy though (+/- 5 lux common).

Now there are much fancier and newer units out there. What do you use? What features would you like to have?

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