c. If the equipment has been used or
reconditioned, check to see whether it has been changed
a. Packaging and Packing Data. The components
by a modification work order (MWO). If the equipment
of the camera set are packaged in the carrying case.
has been modified, the MWO number will appear on the
The carrying case is then cushioned at the corners,
camera housing near the nomenclature plate.
latches, and handle with polyurethane foam material and
d. Rotate the camera back clockwise, as viewed
sealed in a moisture-barrier bag before it is placed in a
from the film side of the camera, and check for positive
corrugated carton. The carton is sealed with paper tape
detents without binding.
and packed in a plywood container. The packed camera
e. Remove the lens cap and check the lens and
set weighs approximately 70 pounds and occupies 6.0
shutter assembly for damage or looseness in the shutter.
cubic feet. The dimensions of the plywood container are
Check the operation of the shutter and diaphragm at all
47 inches by 17 inches by 13 inches.
shutter speeds and diaphragm settings.
b. Unpacking Camera Set.
f. Examine the stereoscopic attachment for
fractures in the plastic and loose or broken mirrors.
Save all packing materials for use
g. Check the dual strobe support arm assembly for
damage to the junction box, cables, and connectors.
(1) Cut and fold back the metal straps that
h. Inspect the tripod (fig. 1-3) for bends and dents.
bind the plywood container.
Loosen the leg hinge clamp screw, pull the legs away
(2) Remove the nails that secure the plywood
from the outer tube, and check for binding.
container lid and remove the lid.
i. Inspect the strobe assemblies for damage to the
(3) Cut the paper tape and remove the
housing or filter.
carrying case from the corrugated carton and the
j. Check the horizontal positioning bar for bends
and the six titleboards for damage. Also check for
(4) Unlatch the six latches of the carrying
damaged or missing letters or numerals.
case (fig. 2-2) and remove the cover of the carrying
k. Check the interior and exterior of the carrying
case for damage.
(5) Remove the camera set components from
l. Check the technical manual for missing pages.
the carrying case.
m. Check the external battery charger for damaged
(6) Check the unpacked equipment (para
or missing parts.
2-3. Siting and Shelter Requirements
2-2. Checking Unpacked Equipment
a. Siting Requirements.
a. Inspect the equipment for damage incurred
(1) The site must be on level ground and
during shipment. If the equipment has been damaged,
away from heavy traffic.
(2) If available, the site should be located near
b. Check the equipment with the list of items on the
a source of 115 volts ac.
packing slip. If a packing slip is not available, check the
b. Shelter Requirements.
(1) An enclosed area at least 8 feet wide by 8
discrepancies in accordance with TM 38-750. Shortage
feet high by 8 feet long is required to photo-
of a minor assembly or part that does not affect proper
functioning of the equipment should not prevent use of
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