Turn on the unit.
(7) Test all the front panel controls and meters for correct operation and to
ensure they light properly. Replace any burned out lamps.
Inspect the X-ray tube filaments.
Do not look directly into either tube port. Open both collimators and use
an inspection mirror to ensure the filaments are lit.
Inspect the auxiliary box.
(a) Inspect the exterior surfaces and door hinges for the following.
1 Loose or missing parts.
(b) Inspect all internal components, connectors, cables, and mounting
hardware for the following conditions.
4 Loose or missing parts.
b. Inspect Table-Mounting Hardware.
(1) Inspect all the bolts, nuts, screws, rivets, and other fasteners, including
table-base mounts, for tightness and missing parts.
Inspect all electrical cables, connectors, cords, and fittings for the
(b) Breaks in the insulation.
(3) Inspect cables where electrical cabling enters a housing or where they
may be subject to stress from mechanical motions.