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1. A device used for measuring the sensitivity of photographic film to light.
2. A similar device for measuring the sensitivity of eyes to light.

sen′si·to·met′ric (-tə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
sen′si·tom′e·try n.
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of or relating to sensitometry
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Density changes on exposed sensitometric strips may indicate variations in developer temperature, film transport speed, replenishment rate or chemical composition.
They are an extension of traditional photographic sensitometric techniques and are used to adjust the contrast in selected brightness ranges within the image.
One of the most useful is called die Sensitometric Test for the Evaluation of Processing (STEP).
Regular monitoring and quality control programs for most wet and dry laser imaging systems include the generation of a standard step-wedge image or a Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) test image generated by built-in software and the production of a hard copy for sensitometric analysis.
Its usefulness in processor QC lies in the fact that it can create a predictable, reproducible image, thus assuring that fluctuations in the QC chart are caused by changes in processor chemistry and not by exposure differences in the sensitometric image.
This increase in exposure moves densities outside the straight-line portion of the sensitometric curve, causing an associated decrease in contrast.[7] Underexposure occurs when the photon intensity is less than required to produce an optimal image, resulting in a light image with considerable mottle.[7]
Chapters 8 and 9 describe how to troubleshoot processor problems, and the author also includes a sensitometric problem-solving flowchart.