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Early Television Early Television
Early Television Early Television
Early Electronic Television

Build Your Own TV Set

Before World War Two several magazine articles appeared in the U.S. and Britain giving details on building TV receivers. Here are some of them.

American Designs

10 by 8 Inch Television Images A Design for Living - With Television
Adapting "R & T" Television Receiver for 7" Tube An Electrostatic-Deflection Kinescope Unit
Adding a 3 inch C. R. Tube to the Low Cost Television Receiver How to Build a 441 T. R. F. Television Receiver
Build this Don Lee Television Receiving Set - Radio News, May 1937 Low Cost Experimental Television Receiver
Build Your Own Television Receiver - Radio News, February 1939 Philadelphia Wireless Technical Institute receiver
Build Your Own Video-Audio Set - Radio News, May 1939 RCA Encourages Amateurs
Building a Low Cost Television Receiver Television Training Institute receiver
Building Television Receivers with Standard CRT Tubes The R & T Videophone
Constructing the Don Lee Video Receiver - Radio News, May 1939 The 10-Tube "R & T" Television Receiver
The Construction of Television Receivers Using Electromagnetic-Deflection Cathode-Ray Tubes
Convert This Set to a 9 Inch Screen Using Your Oscilloscope for Television Reception
A Deflection and Video Chassis for Television Reception  

British Designs

Book of Practical Television receiver
Wireless World television receiver
Popular Wireless receiver

Modern Replicas

HMV 904 replica made by Victor Barker
Chauvierre Visiodyne Baby replica made by André Chompret
Replicas made by Jack Neitz