Museum of the Broadcast Television Camera

Developmental CCD Cameras


The CCD camera's sensor, like the tubed cameras that preceded it, evolved over a period of time before a stage was reached that was suitable for broadcast use.

 

This page lists some, but not all, of those early cameras.

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List of early CCD sensor chips & Notes

 


Bell Labs CCD Television Camera

Bell Labs 256x220 camera

CCD sensor


Integrated Photomatrix Ltd. CCD Television Camera

Integrated Photomatrix Ltd.
c.1969-1970
CCD sensor 64x64


General Electric CCD Television Camera type TN-2000

General Electric TN-2000
c.1976

CID imager 244x188
CCTV monochrome


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Fairchild CCD Television Camera type MV-100

Fairchild MV100
1973

CCD sensor



Fairchild MV101

Fairchild MV101
c. 1974
CCD sensor,



Fairchild CCD Television Camera type "Cam2000"

Fairchild Cam2000
c. 1982
CCD sensor type CCD222B


RCA CCD Television Camera

RCA Unknown model

1968??


RCA Experimental Solid State Television Camera

RCA Experimental Model

The report in the RCA review is dated 1972 but the camera was made some years previously.

RCA CCD Television Camera

RCA Unknown production model

CCD sensor


Reticon CCD Television Camera type LC600

Reticon LC600
1974
CCD Sensor
Industrial non contact measurement




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EEV CCD Television Camera type "Photon"

EEV Photon CCD
1986
CCD type P85000 or P86000
CCTV monochrome


EEV Sentinel CCD
1986-7
CCD type P85000 or P86000
CCTV monochrome


GEC Hirst Research Centre, Wembley
CCD sensor type MA357 14x10mm.
575 Horizontal lines for 625 systems.

Report in Wireless World jan 1981 p41
"Claimed to be the first commercially available CCD sensor with full 625 line capability"

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