Museum of the Broadcast Television Camera

Marconi MkIX Television Camera type B-01-3128 viewfinder

Marconi MkIX Television Camera type B-01-3128 viewfinder

This viewfinder was used, with some modifications on the Marconi MkV, MkVI, MkVII and the MkVIII cameras as well as the MkIX.

The viewfinder uses a 7” tube the viewfinder and tilts for high angle shots. It could be removed and operated a short distance away from the camera head.

 

An on screen Zoom angle marker is at the top of the picture placed by the camera processing amplifier.


B3128 Viewfinder Technical Manual T8149 for MkVIII MkIX:- fig3-1, fig3-2, fig3-3, fig3-4