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The Camera Assistant by Douglas Hart

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APPENDIX C

Camera Equipment Checkout checklist

© Douglas C. Hart 1994

I. The Camera Body

A. Video Assist

1. Acceptable Picture

2. Cables - Power and Video

3. Power - 110 VolV Batteries

4. Adjusted for Picture Size and Shape

5. Adjusted for Contrast and Brightness

6. Flicker-Free

B. Check for Obvious Damage

1. Broken or Missing Knobs and Switches

2. Missing Screws

C. Run Camera

D. Switches and Controls

1. On/Off Switchesa.

a. Main Power Switch

b. Remote On/Off Switch

2. Tachometer steady

a. Accurate at Crystal Speeds

b. Range of Variable Speeds

3. Footage Counter and Reset

4. Crystal & Hertz Settings

5. Variable Speed Control

a. Adjusts throughout Range

b. Minimal Drift

6. Variable Shutter

a. Adjusts throughout Range

b. Locks

E. Electrical System ...

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