Museum Hours:

Saturday 10-6

Sunday 12-5

Mechanical Television

Early TV Recordings

Phonovision Recording made in 1927-27

1933 Recording

Recording made in 1932-35

Courtesy of Don McLean

Television Sees in Darkness and Records its Impressions - Radio News, June 1927
TV recording before videotape
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