Museum of the Broadcast Television Camera

Marconi MkII BD626, Camera CCU rear view

Marconi MkII BD624, BD677 Image Orthicon Camera

In this recent picture of a MkII the camera has a MkI viewfinder fitted.

The viewfinders were very similar and interchangeable. This camera is one of the few that have survived and has careful cosmetic restoration by it's owner.

The "Taking" lens is the top middle position


There is a report in Practical Television, March 1951 page 464 announcing the introduction of the new Marconi MkII camera.