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The QX1020G is a green sensitive Plumbicon television camera tube.
The lead oxide target camera tube was a Philips invention and was used in broadcast television. It lacked the high edge definition of the Image Orthicon tubes but had the advantage of a high signal to noise ratio.
The Plumbicon camera tube has also been extensively used in medical imaging technology. When television changed to solid state cameras the medical imaging use remained.
We have no specific details on this actual exhibit.
The electron gun for generating the low velocity scanning beam.
The target window and lead oxide target.
The front end of the tube.
The wide glass tube envelope is 30 mm in diameter, and excluding the base pins is 196 mm tall.
Reference: Observation.


Updated February 21, 2014.
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