Cautionary statements, Initial inspection, 1 inspect packaging – Campbell Scientific CM110, CM115, CM120 Tripod Installation User Manual
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Tripod Installation Manual Models CM110, CM115, CM120
2. Cautionary Statements
READ AND UNDERSTAND the
section at the front of this
WARNING — Ensure structural integrity during setup and weather
extremes to minimize the chance of damaging the tripod or instruments.
Read all instructions carefully. Once the tripod is in full vertical position,
securely fasten it to the ground using ground spikes.
WARNING — For installations where soil structure is questionable or the
tripod may experience high wind loads, concrete footings for the tripod
feet and guy anchors should be considered.
3. Initial Inspection
3.1 Inspect Packaging
Upon receiving the tripod, inspect the packaging and contents for damage.
Claims for shipping damage must be filed with the shipping company.
Locate the packing slip for the order and compare the items listed on the
packing slip to the items that were actually shipped. Report any discrepancies
to Campbell Scientific.
3.2 Tripod Components
FIGURE 3-1 shows the tripod components packaged for shipment. The tripod
base is packaged with the mast, ground rod, lightning rod, and (6) stakes. The
ground rod clamp, lightning rod, and ground wires are enclosed in a bag. The
guy kit (optional for the CM110), and tripod tote bag (optional) are packaged
separately. The CM115 and CM120 tripods include additional mast sections.
A diagram showing how to stow the components inside the tote bag is shown
in Appendix A.
FIGURE 3-1. Tripod components