Early EMI camera, info sought

The place to discuss ex-Broadcast equipment
Forum rules
This forum is run by the BATC (British Amateur Television Club), it is service made freely available to all interested parties, please do not abuse this privilege.

Thank you
Post Reply
G8GQS
Posts: 189
Joined: Sun Feb 24, 2008 9:01 pm

Early EMI camera, info sought

Post by G8GQS » Fri Aug 21, 2009 7:05 pm

Hi

I have acquired this early version of the EMI 201 vidicon camera. I think it may even have been a prototype. It is the wrong colour, the production cameras being Green and light Green. It is also in very poor condition and has no electronics at all left in it!

My question is when did EMI stop using the roundel version of the logo? The production versions of the EMI 201 have the rectangular logo with red letters. The production versions of the 201 were on sale in c. 1959.

I would also be interested if anyone has any knowledge of this camera in it's half century of existence?

I now have three EMI 201 cameras in the collection, but not enough bit between them to make even one complete.

G8GQS http://www.tvameramuseum.org
Attachments
early EMI 201
early EMI 201
DSC_2105_cr (Medium).jpg (70.83 KiB) Viewed 3852 times
the roundel
the roundel
DSC_2109_cr (Small).jpg (59.67 KiB) Viewed 3852 times
Regards Brian

Visit the Virtual Broadcast TV camera Museum

Post Reply

Return to “Broadcast Equipment Discussion Zone”