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Old April 19th, 2012, 12:18 PM   #1
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How do you get these readings on the Z5?

Current meters as follow:
Operation 70 x 10
Drum run 53 x 10
Tape run 45 x 10
Threading 96 x 10


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Old April 19th, 2012, 01:10 PM   #2
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How do you get these readings on the Z5?

Current meters as follow:
Operation 70 x 10
Drum run 53 x 10
Tape run 45 x 10
Threading 96 x 10


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Operation is 700 hours that the camera has been powered on
Drum Run is 530 hours that the drum has turned
Taape Run is 450 hours of tape has gone thru the camera
Threading is 96 times tape has been threaded thru the mechanisim
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Old April 19th, 2012, 02:06 PM   #3
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If I'm understanding your question, MENU > OTHERS > HOURS METER. Page 92.
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Old April 19th, 2012, 03:00 PM   #4
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Thanks Adam that is what I was looking for.
so here is my Z5 readings:

Current meters as follow:
Operation 35 x 10
Drum run 13 x 10
Tape run 8 x 10
Threading 26 x 10

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Old April 19th, 2012, 10:36 PM   #5
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Seems like fairly low usage
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Old April 20th, 2012, 04:09 AM   #6
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Ha, Stelios! I was like: "This looks familiar to me..." and than realized that it's my camera readings.
Anyway, it has more hours now but works like a charm (knocking the wood).
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