Museum of the Broadcast Television Camera

Marconi MkVIII Television Camera CCU Drawer 4 open

Marconi MkVIII Television Camera CCU drawer 4 open

This drawer has the 3 main channel processing "B" amplifiers. It has the white clip and gamma controls.

 

The next drawer, number 5, has the "A" amplifiers and the cable correction circuits. It has individual black level and flare controls. (no picture for drawer 5)

The MkVIII uses the BICC T1889 cable with the lightweight aluminum connector, or it could use the older BICC Mk4b cable with a change of the cable equaliser module on the "A" amplifier PCBs.