Museum of the Broadcast Television Camera

EMI CPS Emitron camera equipment

EMI 4499 CPS Emitron camera equipment
The complete camera chain in a portable trolley.

This camera has an unusual arrangement of the camera cables, one cable leaves the CCU and then splits in a junction box local to the camera, and two short cables complete the connection to each side of the camera.

The CPS Emitron camera is fully described in "The design of a television camera channel for use with the CPS Emitron" by E.L.C. White and M.G. Harker. Proc I.E.E. Vol. 97 part 3 No. 50 November 1950. pages 393 to 423.

A non technical description and pictures is in "Practical Mechanics" Feb. 1950.



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