Cut-away Emitron television camera

Made:
1931-1941 in United Kingdom
maker:
Electric and Musical Industries Limited

Sectioned television camera head (incorporating an Emitron camera tube, received from EMI Research Labs Ltd), first used at Alexandra Palace in 1936.

Details

Category:
Television
Object Number:
1955-284/1
Materials:
electronic components, glass, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified) and rubber (unidentified)
Measurements:
camera head: 400 mm x 640 mm x 420 mm, 17.22 kg
type:
demonstration model
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera (function)
  • cine camera
credit:
Research Labs, EMI

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