Philo Farnsworth, Image Dissector tube, 1927

Made:
1927 in United States
maker:
Philo Farnsworth

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Image dissector tube (for television); early all-electronic television camera tube invented by Philo Farnsworth.

Details

Category:
Electronic Components
Object Number:
1937-672
Materials:
electronic components, glass, plastic (unidentified) and white metal (unknown)
Measurements:
overall including stand: 200 mm x 350 mm x 180 mm,
vacuum tube: 280 mm 110 mm, 1.72 kg
type:
television camera tube
credit:
Baird Television Ltd.

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