Allow the equipment to remain in a warm area to
evaporate the moisture more rapidly. Do not allow
the temperature to exceed 125 F (52 C).
b. Operating Camera at Low Temperatures.
(1) Keep the equipment in low-temperature
storage when it is not in use.
(2) Prevent moisture from forming on the
camera and the flash unit parts, particularly on the
(3) Avoid breathing directly on the equipment
while it is at a low temperature.
(4) Provide additional precautions and protec-
tion to the equipment while it is in storage to prevent
i t s exposure to high humidity and freezing tem-
in Desert Areas
or in Dust-Laden
Follow procedures given below when the camera
set is used in desert areas or other dust-laden at-
a. Expose the equipment to dust-laden air for only
minimum lengths of time. Keep lens cap in place until
ready to take picture.
b. Provide protection for changing lenses or avoid
changing lenses in dust-laden atmosphere.
c. Return the camera to the everready case as soon
as possible after each use.
d. When the equipment is not in actual use, keep
all components of the camera set in the carrying case.