Baird mirror drum demonstration.

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Baird mirror drum demonstration.

Postby cool386 » Sat Mar 12, 2022 11:18 am

From 1952, this film shows an original Baird mirror drum Televisor and flying spot camera operating.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_kJIs_PbBPc
The demonstration begins around 11'30".
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Re: Baird mirror drum demonstration.

Postby Harry Dalek » Sun Mar 13, 2022 4:41 pm

Great find i have a a few photos on my site but first footage seen of it thanks for posting ; )
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Re: Baird mirror drum demonstration.

Postby cool386 » Sun Mar 13, 2022 11:38 pm

The Bush Televisor used in the demonstration:
mirror1.jpg

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Re: Baird mirror drum demonstration.

Postby Harry Dalek » Mon Mar 14, 2022 5:03 pm

Its wonderful to be able to see it in operation i was thinking no one ever bothered to film one this in about 52 was it is still very interesting not only the mirror drum camera but the monitor as well ...i would be happy to see that as a Xmas gift ~ !
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