Temperature and environ-
Operation ................. -35 F to +120€ F.
Storage temperature ....... -65 F to +160€ F.
Elevation ................. Up to 10,000 feet above sea level.
Camera Set Description
a. The KS-17A (figure 1) includes two major components (camera
component and tripod) and various minor components.
The minor components
consist of three lens and shutter assemblies (mounted on individual lens
boards), a cable release, three sets of front and rear lens caps, two lens
shades, four filters (red, yellow, deep yellow, and pola screen), a filter
and shade adapter, a focusing cloth, tripod case, six cut film holders and a
film pack adapter, a carrying strap and a carrying case.
b. The camera component and the minor components are stored in the
carrying case (figure 3). The tripod (with the attached panhead) (figure 7)
is stored in the tripod case.
Description of Camera Set Components
a. Camera component.
The camera component, with a lens and shutter
assembly attached, is a monorail bed view camera (figure 2).
accomplished by means of front and rear carriage adjust knobs (figure 4).
An adjustable mounting adapter permits positioning the monorail bed so that
the camera's center of gravity is over the point of attachment to the
panhead (figure 2).
The camera has provisions that permit vertical tilt,
horizontal swing, and lateral and vertical movement of the optical axis and
film plane with respect to each other.
Click stops facilitate retiming
movable parts to their normal resting position.
A rack and pinion gear
arrangement allows the lens and shutter assembly to be raised or lowered
with respect to the camera's film plane. A camera level vial (figure 4) is
provided on the