- The toilet is of the standard zero-gravity type.
Depending on requirements, System A and/or System B can be used,
details of which are clearly marked in the toilet compartment.
When operating System A, depress lever and a plastic dalkron
eliminator will be dispensed through the slot immediately
underneath. When you have fastened the adhesive lip, attach
connection marked by the large "X" outlet hose. Twist
the silver colored ring one inch below the connection point
until you feel it lock.
- The toilet is now ready for use. The Sonovac
cleanser is activated by the small switch on the lip. When
securing, twist the ring back to its initial-condition, so that
the two orange line meet. Disconnect. Place the dalkron
eliminator in the vacuum receptacle to the rear. Activate by
pressing the blue button.
- The controls for System B are located on the
opposite wall. The red release switch places the uroliminator
into position; it can be adjusted manually up or down by
pressing the blue manual release button. The opening is self
adjusting. To secure after use, press the green button which
simultaneously activates the evaporator and returns the
uroliminator to its storage position.
- You may leave the lavatory if the green exit
light is on over the door. If the red light is illuminated, one
of the lavatory facilities is not properly secured. Press the
"Stewardess" call button on the right of the door. She
will secure all facilities from her control panel outside. When
green exit light goes on you may open the door and leave. Please
close the door behind you.
- To use the Sonoshower, first undress and place
all your clothes in the clothes rack. Put on the Velcro slippers
located in the cabinet immediately below. Enter the shower. On
the control panel to your upper right upon entering you will see
a "Shower seal" button. Press to activate. A green
light will then be illuminated immediately below. On the
intensity knob select the desired setting. Now depress the
Sonovac activation lever. Bathe normally.
- The Sonovac will automatically go off after
three minutes unless you activate the "Manual off"
over-ride switch by flipping it up. When you are ready to leave,
press the blue "Shower seal" release button. The door
will open and you may leave. Please remove the Velcro slippers
and place them in their container.
- If the red light above this panel is on, the
toilet is in use. When the green light is illuminated you may
enter. However, you must carefully follow all instructions when
using the facilities during coasting (Zero G) flight. Inside
there are three facilities: (1) the Sonovac, (2) the Sonoshower,
(3) the toilet. All three are designed to be used under
weightless conditions. Please observe the sequence of operations
for each individual facility.
- Two modes for Sonowashing your face and hands
are available, the "moist-towel" mode and the "Sonovac"
ultrasonic cleaner mode. You may select either mode by moving
the appropriate lever to the "Activate" position.
- If you choose the "moist-towel"
mode, depress the indicated yellow button and withdraw item. When
you have finished, discard the towel in the vacuum dispenser,
holding the indicated lever in the "active" position until
the green light goes on...showing that the rollers have passed the
towel completely into the dispenser. If you desire an additional
towel, press the yellow button and repeat the cycle.
- If you prefer the "Sonovac" ultrasonic
cleaning mode, press the indicated blue button. When the twin
panels open, pull forward by rings A & B. For cleaning the
hands, use in this position. Set the timer to positions 10, 20,
30 or 40...indicative of the number of seconds required. The
knob to the left, just below the blue light, has three settings,
low, medium or high. For normal use, the medium setting is
- After these settings have been made, you can
activate the device by switching to the "ON" position
the clearly marked red switch. If during the washing operation,
you wish to change the settings, place the "manual
off" over-ride switch in the "OFF" position. you
may now make the change and repeat the cycle.