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Pye Mk 3

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Period:   from the beginning of 1950's to the end of 1960's
Type:   Broadcast TV cameras
Quantity:   2 specimens available

An innovative camera, the PYE Mk 3 was a 3-inch b/w Image Orthicon with several automatic (if problematic) features (iris control, turret turning). First in operation with the BBC in 1951, and ITV (notably ATV)from 1955, the Pye Mk 3 was used for nearly 20 years by most major tv stations throughout the world. Camera badging optional.

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Last updated: 17 October 2023