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Happy birthday, Nipkow-disc!

PostPosted: Mon Jan 06, 2014 1:47 am
by DrZarkov
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

PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:40 pm
by Lowtone
wow !
there was a patent but did we know if he built it ?

PostPosted: Fri Jan 10, 2014 6:00 pm
by Harry Dalek
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 ?