ORT and Hand Controls/Display Functions continued
Left Side of ORT
Adjusts the FLIR level.
Adjusts the FLIR gain.
Adjusts the narrow FOV focus in DTV or FLIR. Minimum distance that may be focused
in narrow field of view is 500 meters.
Activates the gray scale for the CPG. On some TADS systems, one or more video
displays may be in gray scale after power up on completion of FD/LS.
Selects the video source to be displayed to the CPG.
Displays the video from the CPG selected sight.
Displays the video from the pilot selected sight.
Displays the video from the IRIS missile; growth position, currently will mode the ORT
displays for 525 line video format.
Actuates the heads down display red night filter.
This function has been deleted. The switch is inactive.
Right Side of ORT
This switch is utilized to maintain optimum gain and level settings as a result of
varying thermal scene content or when switching FLIR polarities.
Adjusts the symbology brightness. Range is: bright white through black.
Adjusts heads up or heads down display brightness. When an IHADSS mode is
selected on the SIGHT SEL switch, this control adjusts HDU brightness.
Adjusts heads up or heads down display contrast. When an IHADSS mode is selected
on the SIGHT SEL switch, this control adjusts HDU contrast.
Adjusts alphanumeric display brightness.
Permits selection of various optical filters when sensor select is DVO. This switch will
change the various DVO filters. In the optically improved (OI) TADS, filter selection
can also be made when sensor select is FLIR. The FLIR filters are used as
Selects a clear filter for DVO.