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Colour television camera

Description

Mark V field sequential colour television camera, a prototype of the cameras built for NASA for the Apollo Moon landing in 1969, it uses the colour sequential technology invented by John Logie Baird in 1928 and developed by CBS from the 1940s, by CBS and NASA, USA, early to mid 1960s.

Museum reference

T.2004.9

Collection

Industry and Commerce : Communications

Object name

Television camera

Production information

NASA, Manufacturer
USA, North America
CBS
USA, North America

Date

1969

Materials

Metal, Plastic, Glass

Associations

Apollo moon landing

Exhibitions

  • Discoveries Redisplay, 2015

  • Shaping Our World (29 Jul 2011 - 03 Aug 2014)
    National Museum of Scotland

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