Happy birthday, Nipkow-disc!

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Happy birthday, Nipkow-disc!

Postby DrZarkov » Mon Jan 06, 2014 1:47 am

Paul Nipkow has invented his aperture-disc on christmas eve in 1883. Tomorow (6th of January) 130 years ago Nipkow went to the patent office in Berlin. So tomorrow it will be the official 130st birthday of television! Hurrah! Ein Prosit auf Paul und seine Lochscheibe :D
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Postby Lowtone » Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:40 pm

wow !
there was a patent but did we know if he built it ?
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Postby Harry Dalek » Fri Jan 10, 2014 6:00 pm

Happy birthday Nipkows wonderful idea ..if he made it or not he lived to know he's idea worked with a bit more electronics.....

Wonder if Baird ever spoke to him ?
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