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Dage Industrial Cameras and Sync Generator

These cameras were made in the mid 1950s. They use the Vidicon camera tube, which was considerably smaller and cheaper than the Image Orthicon.

Dage color camera
George Fathauer, founder of Dage
Brochures featuring Dage broadcast equipment.
Radio & Television News article
Electronics Article - April, 1954 (Courtesy of George Lemaster)
Dage 600A monitor
Dage mobile van in Louisiana

 

50-A Vidicon Camera

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This is Dage's first vidicon camera, produced in 1953. It produces a video output and requires no external sync generator. It was a low-cost camera for industrial use.

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100-A Camera

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Dage camera used by ABC during Eisenhower inaugural parade, January 1957

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Dage equipment being inspected by U. S. Airforce officers

 

400-A Sync Generator

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