Museum of the Broadcast Television Camera

EMI  4499 CPS Emitron 3 lens Television Camera

EMI 4499 CPS Emitron 3 lens Television Camera
The experimental version of this camera was first used by the BBC for the royal wedding of Princess Elizabeth in November 1947. This developed model was first used, as part of a 3 camera OB van, on 29 July 1948 at the Olympic games at Wembley. [Pawley-page 355]

Link to EMI CPS Emitron cameras in action on BBC site.

There is a report of the OB van in Wireless World, September 1948 page 320.

 

 

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