Tripod For CPS Emitron Television Camera

Made:
1948
maker:
Electric and Musical Industries Limited

Tripod for CPS Emitron camera, manufactured by Films and Equipment Ltd about 1948. Legs marked with inch measurements.

The CPS Emitron Cameras were first used to broadcast the 1948 Olympic Games. Traditional tripods were used for the outside broadcasts in favours of studio pedestals.

Details

Category:
Television
Object Number:
2007-5001/52/3
Materials:
steel (metal) and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (deployed): 840 mm x 710 mm
type:
camera stand
taxonomy:
  • tools and equipment
  • equipment by process
  • image making equipment
  • camera accessory
credit:
EMI Group Archive Trust