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Sunday 12-5

 
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Camera Tubes

Postwar Camera Tubes

A collection of early camera and video storage tubes has been donated to the museum by Chuck Azzalina.

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RCA 1948 monoscope prototype

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Vidicon (mid 50s) 

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Philips 5854 Iconoscope

(courtesy of Troy Walters)

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Multicon (1953)

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RCA 5820 Image Orthicon (late 40s)

 

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5527 Iconoscope

(courtesy of Troy Walters)

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Pye Photicon midget Image Iconoscope

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Diamond Power Image Dissector (1949-73)

 

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RCA 8480 Vidicon. Used in TK-27 film camera

(Donated to the museum by George Lemaster)

 

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Philips 55875 Plumbicon. Used a lead-oxide target, but was otherwise like a vidicon. It provided the simplicity of a vidicon with the sensitivity of an image orthicon. It was used in Norelco PC-60/70 and almost all other color cameras in the 60s and 70s.

(Donated to the museum by George Lemaster)