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  • 1) Operates microfilm unit camera to film documents: Selects and inserts format disk, turns knobs and flips switches to set controls of unit operation, such as exposure time, margin space, and camera action, according to format instructions.

  • 2) Selects specified camera lens according to document reduction ratios desired on film and slides lens into position on unit.

  • 3) Loads film into camera and splices film to device that facilitates movement of film through unit, using splicing tape.

  • 4) Positions documents on unit feed belt, depresses pedal to activate camera, and observes control panel to monitor unit operation.

  • 5) Replaces film or realigns documents according to signal lights on control panel.

  • 6) Observes colors on printed documents to determine exposure settings based on predetermined standards, and adjusts unit controls to obtain desired effects.

  • 7) Removes film from unit and wraps film in light-resistant bag for further processing.

  • 8) Completes film identification sheet that indicates indexing numbers of microfilm and attaches sheet to bag for reference by MICROFILM PROCESSOR.

  • 9) May work in darkroom and develop exposed film through chemical processing.




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Job Number: 6468