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Mechanical Television

Early TV Recordings

An article about TV recording before videotape

Phonovision Recording made in 1927-27

1933 Recording

Recording made in 1932-35

Courtesy of Don McLean

For more on these recordings, see The World's Earliest Television Recordings - Restored

October, 1998 Electronics World article

From Modern Mechanix, June, 1932

New York Daily Mirror, May 3 1927

Description of Baird experimenting with cylinder recording for television