Meteor Dual Range Model L

General Information

All Procedures for this X-Ray have been taken from the original Ritter Service Manual and have been edited. For more detailed information refer to the original Ritter Service Manual




The following procedures are intended for qualified X-Ray Technicians and should not be attempted by any one else.  Failure to heed this warning could result in bodily injury.


Turn each x-ray head to be tested so that no person will be in the path of radiation and place a lead disc (O.S. 120) inside the Cone to block radiation.

Taking An Exposure

Turn the power to the x-ray on at the source.  Turn the power switch to the on position, for models L-2 select either room 1 or 2 for the on position.  The “ready” (amber) light and one of the KVP indicator lights will come on when the power switch is activated. 

The amber ready lights on the remote control units will also light. 

Turn the time selecting meter/ for shortest time exposure.


When an exposure is made, the red x-ray light at the associated control will be ON for the duration of the exposure.  The amber ready light will go out when an exposure is being made.

Make two exposures at this setting ( shortest time exposure).  Rotate the Time Selector Meter to a the longest time setting.

CAUTION     Allow at least 35 seconds between exposures. Make two more exposures.

If any one of the events in ( Taking an Exposure ) did not occur Contact Schrader Electronics for repairs and shipping instructions.