Equipment Maintenance Area

Although maintenance is of several distinct types (mechanical, electrical, electronic, plant etc.), a single general purpose servicing area close to the studio is the minimum requirement. It should have doors wide enough to permit access of bulky studio equipment and windows, if any, fitted with blinds. Laminated plastic working surfaces should be at a convenient height for staff to work either standing or seated on a stool. A generous number of power outlets should be provided at the rear of the bench. Sound and vision tie-lines from the studio carrying pulses and test signals, with some spare lines, are essential. Local extract ventilation (LEV) must be provided with particular attention to solder fumes which can ...

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