When reading/writing a CMB, make sure the probe is vertical to the
CMB, and press down firmly. Hold the probe in this position, until the
writing device shows that the reading of the CMB is complete.
The part numbers given below for items in Figure 1 represent some, not
all, of the currently available hardware. Additional part numbers may
be suitable, especially as new hardware products become available
Downloading the CMB
Read the CMB: Read the CMB using the CMB read/write device to determine the reason for the
component removal from service.
Download the CMB: Download the read information into the AMATS computer for future transfer
to the maintenance facility's maintenance information database.
Notify database management personnel: Notify the applicable database management personnel
that maintenance information from the CMB is ready for transfer to the facility's maintenance