Museum of the Broadcast Television Camera

Philips LDK5 Television Camera, lens.

Philips LDK5 Television Camera, lens.

BBC OB's chose the Schneider Variogon lens as standard. This one is 15:1 range 12.5-190mm at f 1.7. The servo motors and amplifiers are built in to the quick change black boxes at the bottom of the lens.

There was a lot of choice from other manufacturers.