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1935 Television Today (England)  - PART 2             


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Part 2 - Pages 57 to 104

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Captain West - Technical Director of Baird Television, 1935

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1935 Baird CRT Television in use

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South Tower at Crystal Palace (London), showing TV transmitting aerial (antenna) 700 ft high.  This building burned down in November 1936.

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12 inch diameter (huge in 1935) Cossor cathode-ray (picture) tube

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The famous Mr. Manfred Von Ardenne, brilliant radio-TV engineer, who was the first, in Europe, to use the CRT for television.  I have not found many of his photographs printed in literature.

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 Another shot of Mr. Von Ardenne, standing next to his early experimental electronic (CRT) television receiver

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The 'modern' Kerr cell and mirror drum with which it is used.

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Kerr cell's history and theory of operation 

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Great photograph of a Kerr cell.  Not many close-up photos of Kerr cells have been documented.  Where are these on eBay?!?!?  If someone has one to sell, please contact me!

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More on Kerr cell operation

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Photograph of the first Kerr cell in the world.

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Television Studio Technique

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Electrical (Lighting) and Scenic Layout for Early Baird Studio

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Studio Lighting Q&A


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