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Professional Cameraman's Handbook, The, 4th Edition by Verne Carlson, Sylvia E Carlson

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chapter 10

Aaton 16mm Cameras

10.1 AATON XTR (AND LTR) 16mm CAMERA (Figs. 10-la, 10-lb)

The XTR succeeded the earlier LTR model. Operation is fundamentally the same for both models except as noted. The basic LTR lacks some of the XTR features.

NOTE: All directions are from Operator’s point of view.

10.1a Base

Bottom is fitted with 3/8″-16 tapped hole to accommodate tripodlockdown screw.

WARNING: Do not use a tripod-lockdown screw longer than 12mm (image″). Longer screws can damage cameras’s electronic circuits.

10.1b MOTOR

Removable crystal-sync 12-volt motor.

To Preset Camera Speed Insert coin in slot of speed control knob (27) and rotate. Speed settings ...

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