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camera tube

n
(Electronics) the part of a television camera that converts an optical image into an electrical signal. See also image orthicon, vidicon, Plumbicon, iconoscope
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Tenders are invited for Supply Of Vidicon Camera Tube
But Lubcke preferred the "Immy" - the nickname for the image-orthicon camera tube that is instrumental in the technical development of television.
On September 7, 1927, inventor Philo Farnsworth lugged his image dissector camera tube into another room in his San Francisco lab and then invited perspective investors to witness the operation of the world's first allelectronic television set.
The slim, rounded camera tube allows easy rotation of the camera in the intraoral space.
He was anaesthetised and a camera tube inserted in his lung to see how bad the cancer was.
Dr Tariq threaded a camera tube down Mr Kirchen's throat and into his left lung while he was anaesthetised, and found a black lump.
Ike" Eisenhower, ATAS member Harry Lubcke of the Society of Television Engineers came up with "Immy," a term used for the early image orthicon camera tube, which was later modified to "Emmy.
conduct down-well color video camera survey of well casing, camera tube, sounding tubes, and gravel feed tube.
Under the terms of the Agreement, Video Display Corporation will purchase all inventories of raw materials and surplus finished product as well as all required production equipment and Intellectual Property Data Packages relating to the Pevicon camera tube manufacturing business.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of 1 Inch Vidicon Camera Tube
a subsidiary of Video Display Corporation (NASDAQ:VIDE), announced the award of new orders from both the US Military Services and Prime Contractors to the US Military for Teltron's camera tube imaging sensors.