CPS Emitron Camera Control Rack

Made:
1948

CPS Emitron camera control rack, OB version, manufactured by EMI Electronics Limited, 1948. The unit conprises of: 257848 - Picture & Waveform monitor; 399450 - Camera Control Unit type 4498C; 193750 - Low Tension power supply type 4469B; 288149 - High Tension power supply type 4470B; Picture & waveform monitor type 4496A.

Broadcast cameras were attached to control units containing picture and waveform monitors and power supplies, but long cables stop all this cumbersome equipment getting in the way.

This example is possibly the only surviving example of a CPS Emitron camera control rack.

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Details

Category:
Television
Object Number:
2012-5118/299
Measurements:
overall On Pallet: 1590 mm 211 kg
type:
television camera control rack
credit:
The BBC Collection
status:
Permanent collection

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