Museum of the Broadcast Television Camera

R A I Portable Television Camera Backpack

RAI Television Camera

This camera fully transistorized is reported to be Prototype. It uses a 3 Inch Image Orthicon tube and operates from 24v batteries with the low power consumption of just 80W.
The camera weighs approx 30Kg (less lens?), the camera cable length is 300M maximum.

In this picture the camera has a Rank Taylor Hobson Varotal III zoom lens fitted with a range of 4 - 20 inch or 8 - 40 inch range by use of the range extender.


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