The disassembled dome has several Connector Hubs permanently pre-attached and Quick Connector features as described in the "Improved Dome Joint" US Patent. This means less work to do in the field and is ideal for a portable dome and repeated assembly/disassembly. It is faster, easier, and less wear and tear on the boards and hardware. See also Q 'n' A part 1
All these photos were taken with the old Pentax Program Plus with Albinar 28mm lens, and expired Kodak Gold 100 speed film. After processing, were scanned on the HP Scanjet 4200C and digitally enhanced using Photoshop version 4.0

Part 2