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Rectification Printer

Operate rectification printers to remove aerial photograph distortions.

What does a Rectification Printer do?

Operates rectification printer to remove aerial photograph distortions caused by variations in axis and tilt of airplane in relation to earth’s surface: Positions roll of negative film in holder so that first negative is over lens in printer. Places print paper on easel of printer. Turns screws to regulate vertical and horizontal axis of printer and distance of printer from easel, following chart of axis, tilt, and scale settings received with film. Adjusts shutter speed and lens opening, according to kind of negative film and print paper used. Exposes negative and paper to light to print photograph.