Cabling and Connections -
Cables and Connectors - The equipment shall provide for the use of
cables and connectors in accordance with Specification MIL-E-5400.
Interconnection Cabling - The equipment shall be capable of satisfactory
operation using external wiring in accordance with the applicable requirements of Specifi-
cation MIL-W-5088 and EI-458. The external wiring shall be unshielded, except that a
minimum number of the individual wires may be shielded when demonstrated as necessary
to meet interference control requirements and provided the assembly of the cable to its
plugs may be easily accomplished. External cables and that portion of the connectors
attached to the cables shall not be supplied as part of the equipment. (See figure 1.)
Control Panels - All rack or console mounted control panels shall con-
form to the applicable requirements of Specification MIL-C-6781. The configuration of all
control panels must be approved by the procuring activity prior to preproduction testing.
Interchangeability of Reordered Equipment - For reordered equipment
interchangeability y shall exist between units and all replaceable assemblies, subassemblies,
and parts of a designated model of any previously manufactured equipment, supplied or
designated by the procuring activity.
Interference Control - The generation of radio interference by the equip-
ment and the vulnerability y of the equipment to radio interference shall be cent rolled within
the limits of Specification MIL-I-6181.
Maintenance Provisions and Field Testing - Provisions for maintenance
shall be as specified in Specification MIL-E-5400. Specific test points and test facilities
shall be provided to the greatest extent practicable for ease of field testing and maintenance.
Nomenclature and Nameplates - Nomenclature assignment and nameplate
approval for equipment identification shall be in accordance with Specification MIL-N-18307.
Standard Conditions - The following conditions shall be used to establish
normal performance characteristics under standard conditions and for making laboratory
Room ambient (25 ±5°C)
Room ambient up to 90% relative humidity
Input power voltage
115 ±1.0 vac and/or 27.5 ±0.5V DC