Museum Hours:

Saturday 10-6

Sunday 12-5

Mechanical Television

Daven Television Receiver

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This was most likely a home made receiver built from Daven instructions, though it is possible that it was factory made. It has two TRF amplifier stages, a detector stage, and a Daven resistance coupled amplifier, with a connecting cable to attach it to a scanning disk. Here are more details and advertising literature.

We have gotten this set working, using an AM radio transmitter and the Western Visionette scanning disk unit we have.

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