Museum of the Broadcast Television Camera

Marconi MkVIII Television Camera CCU Drawer 2 open

Marconi MkVIII Television Camera CCU drawer 2 open

The camera could do an auto white balance on a object held in the centre of the picture.


The middle is the 3 step auto registration sequence.

1. White balance on the internal diascope image.

2. Auto tube beam alignment, Green, Red and Blue.

3. Auto registration using the camera's internal diascope.


The green button (right) enables the dynamic centring. This attempts to correct centring errors during use.