Museum of the Broadcast Television Camera

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Thomson have made and marketed television cameras for a very long time and
this has led to a profusion of manufacturers, model numbers and suffixes.
This list is in approximate alphabetical model order.

Cameras with "LDK" numbers are listed on the BTS pages

Please email me with any corrections or additions

Thomson History Notes


Compagnie des Compteurs Television Camera

  (Compagnie des Compteurs)
1939
Iconoscope
Studio camera monochrome

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Radio Industrie Television Camera (6 lens)

6 lens camera (Radio Industrie)
1946
Image Iconoscope
Studio camera monochrome

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Radio Industrie Television Camera (3 lens)

3 lens camera (Radio Industrie)
1949
Image Iconoscope
Studio camera monochrome


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Radio Industrie Television Camera type TC-540 (1954)

TC-540 camera (Radio Industrie)
1954
Image Iconoscope or image Orthicon
Studio camera monochrome



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Radio Industrie Television Camera type TC-540 (1955)

TC-540 camera (Radio Industrie)
1955
Image Iconoscope or image Orthicon
Studio camera monochrome


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CA 871 Image Orthicon Television Camera

CA-871 (CSF)
1960
Image Orthicon

Studio zoom camera monochrome

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CSF CC 501 Colour Television Camera

CC-501 (CSF)
1967

4 x 30mm. Plumbicons

Studio colour



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LEP CHF 503 Television Camera

CHF-503 (LEP)
1962
Vidicon 1 inch

Radio camera monochrome


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CSF CO-301 Television Camera

CO-301 (CSF)
C. 1964 (1959, valve version)
3 Inch Image Orthicon
Studio/OB monochrome


CSF CO-401 Television Camera

CO-401 (CSF)
C. 1964
4.5 Inch Image Orthicon
Studio/OB monochrome


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CSF CP-103 Portable Radio Television Camera

CP-103 (CSF)
1956
Vidicon 1 inch RCA type 6198
Radio Camera monochrome



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CP.102

CP-102    (Sold by Marconi as BD609)
c 1960?
Vidicon 1 inch
Radio camera monochrome



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HD-1250 Light (Thomson)
c.1990
3 x 18mm Saticons, diode gun, LOC
Portable HD colour
1250/50i 1054/59.4i


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HD-1250 Proscan (Thomson)
C. 1988
3 x 18mm Saticons, diode gun, LOC
Studio HD colour 4:3-16:9 1250/50i,
1054/59.4i, 625/50p, 525/59.4p


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MC-301 (Thomson-CSF)

3 x 18mm Saticons
Portable colour



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MC-601 (A) (Thomson-CSF)
c. 1980
3 x 18mm Plumbicons
Portable ENG colour



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Thomson-CSF MC-701 Television Camera
MC-701

3 x 18mm Plumbicons
Portable ENG colour

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TAV-972 (Thomson Audio Visual)

18mm. Vidicon/Newvicon
B/W CCTV camera



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TAV-990 (Thomson Audio Visual)

18mm, CCD (500 pixels)
B/W CCTV Camera



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TAV-1030

TAV-1030 (Thomson Audio Visual)

25mm. Vidicon


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TAV-1035 (Thomson Audio Visual)

25mm. vidicon/Newvicon
B/W CCTV camera, high resolution



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TAV-1110 (Thomson Audio Visual)




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TAV-1135 (Thomson Audio Visual)

18mm. CCD (550 pixels)
B/W CCTV camera


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TAV Thomson Audio Visual TAV-1520 Television Camera

TAV-1520 (Thomson Audio Visual)
c. 1977?
3 x 25mm Plumbicons
Educational Studio Colour



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TAV-1650 (Thomson Audio Visual)




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TAV-1660 (Thomson Audio Visual)

18mm.
Colour CCTV camera




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Thomson-CSF-Houston THT-600 Television Camera

THT-600 (Thomson-CSF-Houston)
1961
1" Vidicon type TH. 9806
Studio monochrome


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Thomson CSF THT-620 Television Camera

THT-620   (Thomson-CTFH-Houston)
1954
P.E.S. Photicon type TH.9601
Studio monochrome camera


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Thomson CSF THT-621 Television Camera

THT-621  (Thomson-CTFH-Houston)
1955
3" Image Orthicon
Studio monochrome camera


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Thomson-CTFH-Houston TH.T 622 Television Camera

THT-622   (Thomson-CTFH-Houston)
1956
1 inch vidicon type TH9800
Studio monochrome camera

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THT-628   (Thomson-CTFH-Houston)
1959 (Valves)
3" Image Orthicon
Studio monochrome camera



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Thomson CSF TH.T-629 Television Camera

THT-629 (Thomson CSF)
1964
4.5" Image Orthicon
Studio monochrome camera



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Thomson TH.T 678 Television Camera

THT-678 (CSF)
c.1963 Transistorised Germanium version
3" Image Orthicon
Studio monochrome camera



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Thomson TH.T 679 Television Camera

THT-679

1964 Transistorised Silicon version
3" Image Orthicon
Studio monochrome camera



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THT-2001 (EMI)
c.1967
4 x 30mm. Plumbicons
Studio colour camera



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TH11

THV-11

3 x 25mm Vidicons
Medical/Telecine/Caption colour

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THV-12

THV-12 (Thomson Audio Visual)

3 x 25mm Vidicons
Studio Colour, small size


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THV-14

THV-14 (Thomson Audio Visual)

c.1977 (before)
3 x 25mm. Plumbicons
Studio colour camera


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Thomson THV-181 Television Camera

THV-181 (Thomson Audio Visual)

Vidicon (probably)
Monochrome Caption-Slide scanner

High performance & resolution >800L

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THV-961

THV-961 (Thomson Audio Visual)

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Studio monochrome, self contained

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THV-1150

THV-1150

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High performance self contained B/W.

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THV-1151

THV-1151 (Thomson Audio Visual)

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Educational monochrome

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Thomson-CSF TTV-1000 Television Camera

TTV-1000 (Thomson-CSF)

25mm Vidicon type TH9806PA
Studio monochrome camera



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Thomson-CSF TTV-1005 Television Camera

TTV-1005 (Thomson-CSF)
c.1977 (before)
25mm Vidicon type TH9806PA
Compact monochrome camera


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Thomson-CSF Television Camera type TTV 1010

TTV-1010 "Coraline" (Thomson-CSF)
c.1977 (before)
25mm Vidicon
Compact monochrome camera


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TTV-10.1080 "Oceane" (Thomson-CSF)
xx ( late 1960s?)
Vidicon (25mm probably)
Broadcast / Industrial camera
Length 235mm Dia. 80mm. Weight 2.5Kg

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TTV-1015 caption scanner

TTV-1015 (Thomson CSF)
xx ( late 1960s?)
Vidicon, probably
Caption Scanner monochrome


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Thomson CSF TTV-1090 Optical Standards Converter

TTV-1090 (Thomson CSF)
xx ( late 1960s?)

Optical standards converter, monochrome

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TTV-1100 camera

TTV-1100 (Thomson-CSF)
xx ( late 1960s?)
25mm Lead oxide vidicon
Studio monochrome camera

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Thomson-CSF TTV-1200 Television Camera

TTV-1200 (Thomson CSF)
1968 Final version of THT 679
3 " Image Orthicon
Studio & OB monochrome camera


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TTV-1248AP




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Thomson TTV-1250 HD Television Camera

TTV-1250 Proscan (Thomson)
1991
3 x 18mm Saticons, diode gun, LOC
Studio HD colour 4:3-16:9 1250/50i,
1054/59.4i, 625/50p, 525/59.4p


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TTV-1260P




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TTV-1270P




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TTV-1270WS




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Thomson-CSF Television Camera type TTV-1515

TTV-1515 (Thomson-CSF)
1970
3 x 30mm. Plumbicons
Studio colour camera



TTV-1515P (Thomson-CSF)
c.1974
3 x 25mm. Plumbicons
Portable Studio/OB colour camera



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Thomson-CSF Television Camera type TTV-1516P

TTV-1516P (Thomson-CSF)
c.1975
3 x 25mm. Plumbicons
Portable Studio/OB colour camera



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Thompson - CSF TTV-1518 Television Camera

TTV-1518 (Thomson-CSF)
1975
3 x 30mm. Plumbicons
Studio colour camera



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TTV-1525(A) (Thomson-CSF)
1977 or later version 1984?
3 x 25mm Plumbicon tubes
Studio colour, "Universal"



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Thomson TTV-1525b Television Camera

TTV-1525B (Thomson-CSF)
1978 or later version 1984?
1 x 25mm XQ2070/02 Plumbicon tube
2 x 18mm XQ2427 Plumbicon tubes
Studio colour camera

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Thomson TTV-1525c Television Camera

TTV-1525C (Thomson)
c. 1980
3 x 25mm Plumbicon tubes
Studio colour camera



TTV-1525PC (Thomson)
198x ?
3 x 18mm Plumbicon tubes
Studio/portable colour camera



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TTV-1530 (Thomson)
c.1982-5?
3 x 18mm Plumbicon tubes
Studio colour camera



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TTV-1531 (Thomson)
1983
3 x 18mm XQ3427 Plumbicon tubes
Studio colour camera


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TTV-1532 (Thomson)
1984
3 x 18mm Plumbicon tubes
Studio colour camera


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Thomson CCD Television Camera TTV-1542

TTV-1542 (Thomson)
1990 - 1994    (F version 1991/2)
3 x CCDs (786 pixels)
Studio colour camera


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Thomson CCD Television Camera TTV-1544
TTV-1544 (Thomson)
1992 - 1995  
3 x CCDs FIT (754 pixels/line)
Studio colour camera

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ttv-1550

TTV-1550

3 x 25mm Plumbicons

Studio & OB colour camera


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Thomson CCD Television Camera TTV-1557

TTV-1557D
1998 - 2003
3 x CCDs (4:3 & 16:9 versions)
Studio camera, full size



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Thomson TTV-1600 television camera

TTV-1600 Microcam (Thomson-CSF)
1976
3 x 25mm. Plumbicons
Multi-role colour portable with hip pack


Thomson TTV-1601 Television Camera

TTV-1601 Microcam Mk1 (Thomson-CSF)
1978
3 x 17mm. XQ1427/H8397 Plumb/Sat
Studio/ENG portable colour
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Thomson TTV-1602 Microcam Mk2 Television Camera
TTV-1602 Microcam Mk2 (Thomson-CSF)
1976
3 x 25mm. Plumbicons
Multi-role colour portable with hip pack


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TTV-1603 (Thomson-CSF)
c.1979
3 x 17mm. diode gun Plumbicons
Studio/ENG portable colour
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Thomson-CSF TTV-1603F Television Camera

TTV-1603F (Thomson-CSF)
1980
3 x 17mm. diode gun Plumbicons
Studio/ENG portable colour



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Thomson TTV-1623 Television Camera

TTV-1623
c.1982
3 x 18mm. H3399B Saticons
Studio/ENG dockable colour



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Thomson  TTV-1624 Television Camera

TTV-1624
c.1982
3 x 18xxmm. XQ3427 Plumbicons
Studio/ENG dockable colour



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Thomson TTV-1635 Television Camera

TTV-1635
xx
3 x 2/3 inch IT CCDs
ENG/studio dockable colour


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Thomson TTV-1640 Television Camera

TTV-1640 (Thomson)
1986
3 x CCDs (500 Pixels)
ENG/studio dockable colour


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Thomson Television Camera type TTV-1645

TTV-1645 (Thomson " Sportcam")
c.1987
3 x 18mm CCDs (500x582pix. 625L)
ENG/studio dockable colour


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Thomson TTV-1647 Television Camera

TTV-1647 (Thomson)
1988
3 x CCDs (768 pixels)
ENG/studio dockable colour


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Thomson-CSF Television Camera TTV 1650

TTV-1650
c.1981 (advert)
3 x 18mm. tubes
Studio Colour


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Thomson TTV-1657 Television Camera

TTV-1657 (Thomson)
1998 - 2003
3 x CCDs (4:3 & 16:9)
ENG/studio dockable colour


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Thomson TTV-1707 Television Camera

TTV-1707 (Thomson)
1999 - 2003
3 x 2/3" IT CCDs (4:3 & 16:9)
ENG/studio colour with Triax


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TTV-2520 (Thomson-CSF)
~1977
Flying spot
16 mm. Telecine

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TTV-2530


Telecine

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TTV-2610
c.1982
3 x Saticons,
Telecine, colour,

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TTV-2700

Slide Scanner



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TTV-2705

5" flying spot CRT + 3 x photo-multi
Colour slide scanner (80 slides)


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TTV-2710

Digital colour slide scanner


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Thomson TTV-2715 Television Slide Scanner Camera

TTV-2715


Digital colour slide scanner


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Cameras with "TAV" & "THV" numbers are from the Corporate division (Thomson Audio Visual)

Grass Valley Thomson for later cameras with "LDK xxx" numbers are on the BTS page.

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