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LOGISTICS - Required Calibration Pieces and Packing Instructions
 
 

It is our goal to conduct the calibrations with a minimum of disassembly of Cimel stations as well as to keep down the shipping costs. In most cases we do not need the Cimel robot or the vitel system returned for the calibration.

 

FPicture of the calibration items needed: sensor head,collimator, sensor head cable, connector panel, control box, and internal battery packor Mount AERONET Calibration, unless otherwise requested; Please include in your shipment;

  • Sensor head
  • Collimator
  • Sensor head cable
  • Connector panel
  • Control box
  • Internal battery pack

Sensor head

  • Place sensor head inside a plastic bag before wrapping in packing material.To keep off the thumb prints Picture of properly wrapped sensor head

Collimator

  • Place collimator inside a plastic bag before wrapping in packing material. To keep packing material out of collimator Picture of a properly packed collimator

Sensor head cable

  • If your site has the sensor cable permanently attached to the mounting platform please notify us and
    we will provide one for the calibration. Picture of the sensor head cable

Control Box

  • Please remove internal battery. The factory installed battery clips fail during shipment and damage can result from moving battery pack

Connector panel

  • Please include with shipmentPicture of the connector panel

Please include with shipment Internal battery pack

Picture of CIMEL internal batteryPicture of CIMEL battery disconnectedPicture of Cimel battery connected

Please Direct All Packing Questions to Jason Kraft: Jason.Kraft@nasa.gov

 
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Last Updated: January 23, 2017