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Picture and waveform monitor and camera control chassis for the Marconi Mk II television camera, 1950-1955
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Title
Picture and waveform monitor and camera control chassis for the Marconi Mk II television camera, 1950-1955
Picture and waveform monitor B.D
Work Type
Television
Date
1950-1955
Location
Chelmsford
Material
electronic components; glass; metal (unknown)
Measurements
overall: 152 mm x 368 mm x 648 mm, 61 kg
Description
Picture and waveform monitor B.D. 627C, plus camera control chassis B.D. 626E for the Marconi Mk II television camera, made by Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Company, Chelmsford, Essex, England, 1950-1955; Picture and waveform monitor B.D. 627C, plus camera control chassis B.D. 626E for the Marconi Mk II television camera, made by the Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Company, Chelmsford, c. 1950.; Picture and waveform monitor B.D. 627C, plus camera control chassis B.D. 626E for the Marconi Mk II television camera, made by the Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Company, Chelmsford, 1950-1955; Picture and waveform monitor B.D. 627C, plus camera control chassis B.D. 626E for the Marconi Mk II television camera, made by the Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Company, Chelmsford, Essex, England,1950-1955.; The Marconi Mark II was a 3 inch diameter image orthicon television camera. Camera control units (CCU) like this one handled signals between individual cameras and a broadcaster s control room. This unit also contains a picture and waveform monitor. All the parts within the CCU could be pulled out in a drawer-like fashion for easy servicing. First appearing in 1951, the Marconi Mark II camera continued to be used by broadcasters such as the BBC throughout the 1950s for outside broadcasts, including notably during the televising of the 1953 Coronation of Elizabeth II.
Repository
Science Museum, Information Age Gallery: Broadcast
ID Number
co417328
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group - https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero - https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/. The image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.
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File Name
large_1996_5042_0011__0004_.jpg
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26314433

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