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Saturday 10-6

Sunday 12-5

 
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Early Television Museum

Postwar Broadcasting

After World War Two the image orthicon became the standard, and in the mid 50s the vidicon was developed.
 

Postwar American TV stations
Gallery of postwar broadcast equipment
Database of surviving early cameras

 

More on Postwar Broadcasting
Amateur television broadcasting KSD-TV program schedule - March 1948 RCA remote television vans
Austin Company - TV transmitter facility Other Remote television vans Recording Television
Camera tubes Provideo Coalition articles by Richard Wirth Technical Information
George Fathauer founder of Dage RCA Antenna on the Empire State Building Televising from an airplane
Industrial television cameras RCA broadcast equipment price sheet - 1948 Televising the 1948 London Olympics

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ARI Monoscope Test Pattern Generator

Dage Industrial Cameras  

Diamond Power Image Dissector Camera  

DuMont demodulator

DuMont Speaker

Dummy Security Camera

DuMont TC-100 Vidicon Camera

Eastman 400 Telecine Projector

General Electric PC-2

General Electric PC-4

General Electric TM-5-A Studio Monitor

GPL Kinescope Recorder

Portable Sync Generator

RCA ITV-1 Industrial Vidicon Camera

RCA Colorama Flying Spot Scanner

RCA monitors

RCA TD-1 Pedestal

  RCA TJ-48 Van

RCA TK-1C

RCA TK-20

RCA TK-27

RCA TK-31

RCA TK-60

RCA TKP-45

RCA TP-16

RCA TP-66

RCA Transmitter Console

RCA TT-5A Transmitter

RCA "TV Eye" Vidicon Camera

Sarkes Tarzian 3000L Camera

Smith Videotape Splicer

Western Electric Monitor