Museum of the Broadcast Television Camera

The rack mounting Monoscope television camera

The rack mounting Monoscope television camera
Data Summary:

Inputs; L. Drive, F. drive, M. Blanking, M Syncs. an external HT PSU supply of 250V DC 330Ma. regulated plus 2V for centering was required.

Dimensions; 440 x 480 x 250mm. 16 Kg.

Operates in 405/50, 525.60, or 625/50 line standards.

A range of standard test card tubes were available and specials could be made to order.


Photographed in working condition!



“Television Engineering”, Amos & Birkinshaw. Vol.1 page 79.

“The Monoscope”, R.G. Dixon, IEE Television convention 1952 paper No. 1293

“Principals of TV engineering”, Fink, Mcgraw-hill 1940, pages 116-7 & 494

Practical television March 1951 reports that the BBC ordered 8 monoscope cameras from Marconi.


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