35 Fault finding

The suggestions for fault finding below rely in your confidence that all is working perfectly before you leave base (see also Section 34, Pre-location equipment check). Nevertheless, faults can show up when least expected, and knowing how to work through the equipment in a logical order can help pin down the offending item, and may hopefully provide an instant solution, such as a switch incorrectly set. Sections 3, Camcorder: audio facilities; 4, Camcorder: track selection and magnetic recording; and 7, Camcorder: external facilities, are set out in a logical working and plugging order, and reference to these sections should help, in addition to the following suggestions and reminders.

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