Television camera, RCA TK-41 Color Camera, 1954
The camera employs three two-inch orthocon tubes, one for each primary color, and feeds the input to three separate amplifiers.
The RCA TK-41 was one of the first color television cameras. Manufactured between 1954 and 1964, it was in wide use well into the 1970s.
Artist(s) / maker(s)
Radio Corporation of America (RCA)
Glass, metal, plastic
Gift of Michael J. Shumila
On view in Behind the Screen
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