Section I. GENERAL
b. Report of Packaging and Handling Deficiencies.
Fill out and forward DD Form 6 (Packaging
a. This manual describes Darkroom, Photographic,
Improvement Report) as prescribed in AR 700-
Transportable ES-82A (fig.
58/NAVSUPINST 4030.29/AFR 71-13/MCO P4030.29A,
installation, operation, and operator's and organizational
and DSAR 4145.8.
maintenance. It includes operation under usual and
unusual conditions, cleaning and inspection of the
c. Discrepancy in Shipment Report (DISREP) (SF
equipment, and replacement of parts available for
361). Fill out and forward Discrepancy in Shipment
operator and organizational maintenance.
Report (DISREP) (SF 361) as prescribed in AR
b. A reference listing of applicable publications is
P4610.19B and DSAR 4500.15.
d. Reporting of Errors.
Report of errors,
omissions, and recommendations for improving this
B is current
as of 11 July 1969
publication by the individual user is encouraged.
Reports should be submitted on DA Form 2028
1-2. Indexes of Publications
(Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank
a. DA Pam 310-4. Refer to the latest issue DA
Forms) and forwarded direct to Commander, US Army
Pam 310-4 to determine whether there are new editions,
Electronics Command, ATTN:
changes, or additional publications pertaining to the
Monmouth, NJ 07703.
b. DA Pam 310-7. Refer to DA Pam 310-7 to
Recommendations (EIR). EIR will be prepared using DA
determine whether there are modification work orders
Form 2407, Maintenance Request. Instructions for
(MWO's) Pertaining to the equipment.
preparing EIR's are provided in TM 38-750, The Army
1-3. Forms and Records
Maintenance Management System. EIR's should be
a. Reports of Maintenance and Unsatisfactory
mailed direct to Commander, US Army Electronics
Equipment. Maintenance forms, records, and reports
Command, ATTN: DRSEL-MA-Q, Fort Monmouth, NJ
which are to be used by maintenance personnel at all
07703. A reply will be furnished direct to you.
maintenance levels are listed in and prescribed by TM
Section II. DESCRIPTION AND DATA
1-4. Purpose and Use
(4) Print processing.
Black and white
stabilization type prints may be developed in a print
a. Purpose. The darkroom is a transportable
processor up to size 11 x 14 inches. Conventional type
photographic laboratory operated by a 4-man crew, with
printing papers (bromide or chloride) may be tray
the capability of film and print processing. It may be
developed in sizes up to 11 x 17 inches.
secured to a truck bed or placed on the ground (para 2-
1), and can
be operated under extreme conditions
(5) Film and print drying. Processed films
temperature and humidity.
and prints may be dried rapidly in film or print drying
b. Use. The darkroom is used for
(6) Printing captioning.
(1) Color film processing. Color reversal roll
captioning may be accomplished by a typewriter or ditto
film in sizes 35-mm, No. 120 and No. 220 may be
developed by process E-4 or equal.
1-5. Technical Characteristics
(2) Black and white film Processing. Black
and white roll film in sizes 35-mm, No. 120, No. 220,
a. Air-Conditioner (Two).
and 70-mm may be developed by conventional or
Btu per hour .............. 9000 BTU per hour at ambient
diffusion transfer process. Film packs and cut film in
temperature of 1 25 (52 ),
size 4 x 5 inch may be developed by conventional
approximate 65% humidity.
Operating voltage...... 1105%
(3) Printing. Black and white negatives in
sizes 35-mm, No. 120, No. 220, 70-mm, and 4 x 5-inch
Compressor .............. Sealed unit, 3/4 hp, 10.4 amp
may be printed by projection or contact method on
Refrigerant ................ R 12
stabilization type of conventional type printing papers.
Fan motor ................. 1/6 hp. 5.1 amp