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RCA RR-359 Field Trial Set

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Screen Size 9 inch
Year Made 1937
Quantity Manufactured 75
Original Cost  -
Number Still in Existence See Pre-1945 Database
Cabinet Original finish
Chassis Restored

 

History of this set
History of RCA's television field trials
Technical information

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1936 RR-359 Field Test Set, with front cover removed

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A photo of the set in operation. Only two of these sets with 9 inch picture tubes survive. They were used by RCA in the New York City area to test electronic television.

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Aligning the RR-359

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NBC Press Photo

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