Museum of the Broadcast Television Camera

Pye Medical colour camera 1949

Pye Medical colour camera 1949

This camera was displayed at the 1949 Radio Show at Radiolympia, London. The closed circuit camera was installed on a long reach boom and stand. The pictures were shown on six receiving sets. This may be the first public demostration of colour television in the U.K.

The control equipment is to the right above and the system operated on 405 lines 150 frames per second using a three colour rotating disk at the camera and receiver(s)






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