Marconi Heli-Tele gyro-stablised ball turret aerial television camera rig for helicopter as used by the BBC, c 1975-1985.
It was attached to a special bracket on the side of a helicopter. There is no camera installed inside. This type of external ball mount rather than an internal or built-in camera became the most cost-effective answer to carrying television cameras aloft. As technology improved, sizes shrank and capabilities grew.
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overall (without dolly): 1060 mm x 910 mm x 1070 mm,
overall (with dolly): 1300 mm x 1070 mm x 1770 mm,
- The National Media Museum, Bradford
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