What is the recommended method for shipping an ENG/EFP camera?
The camera should be dismantled, completely wrapped in foil, and
the box bonded
The camera should be packed intact with enough padding to ensure
no damage and a special case must be built for it
The camera should have the lens removed by packing securely in a
The camera should be broken down only as far as needed to pack in
special case supplied for that camera
What are the three safety measures for ENG/EFP systems?
No liquids around VTR, clean dust and dirt, remove jewelry
Handle gently, plug in carefully, use sparingly
What four major conditions limit the
effectiveness of any ENG/EFP
Dusty areas, humid conditions, poor ventilation, and strong
Stepping on cables, bright lights,
magnetic fields, and
Carelessness, incompetency, laziness, and poor maintenance
Do humid conditions effect videotape?
Videotape is environmentally safe to use in any condition
Tape will start to stretch
Tape will become brittle and break
Oxide starts flaking and may clog heads