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K112 Camera and control unit for black and white television, with accessories, metal / glass / rubber, made by Fernseh AG, Germany, c. 1955, used by Channel 9, Australia, c. 1955 -1976. Click to enlarge.

Black and white television camera made by Fernseh AG

Made by Fernseh AG in Germany, c. 1955.

The group of objects consist of a televsion camera, a separate Fernsch black and white television control unit, a tripod stand for the camera with extending wooden legs, a separate view finder hood of metal painted grey with a black rubber face protector. There are also two separate tripod heads, one of which is a tilt head which is in two parts and a separate base plate. There is a valve, a Plumbicon television camera pick up tube.

Summary

Object No.

K112

Object Statement

Camera and control unit for black and white television, with accessories, metal / glass / rubber, made by Fernseh AG, Germany, c. 1955, used by Channel 9, Australia, c. 1955 -1976

Physical Description

The group of objects consist of a televsion camera, a separate Fernsch black and white television control unit, a tripod stand for the camera with extending wooden legs, a separate view finder hood of metal painted grey with a black rubber face protector. There are also two separate tripod heads, one of which is a tilt head which is in two parts and a separate base plate. There is a valve, a Plumbicon television camera pick up tube.

Dimensions

Height

1600 mm

Width

1000 mm

Production

Notes

The parts except for the valve were made by Fernseh AG in Germany c. 1955.

Made

Fernseh AG c. 1955

History

Notes

The camera was used by the Australian television channel TCN 9

Used

TCN 9 1955-1976

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Tcn Chanel 9, 1976

Acquisition Date

4 August 1976

Cite this Object

Harvard

Black and white television camera made by Fernseh AG 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 18 February 2019, <https://ma.as/259954>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/259954 |title=Black and white television camera made by Fernseh AG |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=18 February 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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