CAUTION: Always maintain a firm grip on the tripod control handle
when loosening the tilt knob.
Unless the camera is
accurately balanced on the panhead, rapid tilting will
occur with possible damage to camera or tripod.
(3) To adjust the degree of camera tilt, loosen the tilt lock knob
and with the tripod control handle, tilt the camera to the desired angle.
After obtaining the desired tilt adjustments, tighten the tilt lock knob
(4) To change the rotational position of the camera, loosen the
rotation lock knob and with the tripod control handle, rotate the camera to
the desired angle; tighten the rotation lock knob securely after rotational
adjustment is made.
44. Which lens mechanism must you operate
shutter prior to starting the focusing steps?
(select best answer)
Rear carriage adjust knob.
Tilt adjustment knob.
5-10 Fine Focusing Procedure
The camera has provisions for raising, falling, swinging, and sliding
tilts that can change the lens axis and film plane with respect to each
To make maximum use of these provisions, refer to TM 11-401-2 and
proceed as indicated in a through f below.
The rising, falling, swinging, and sliding tilts provided on
the camera, exceed the covering power of the lens and shutter
assemblies supplied. Be careful when composing the subject on
the ground glass not to exceed the covering power of the lens
and shutter assembly in use to avoid cutoff at the corners.