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Sensibly equivalent to:
See also:
Mullard 55875B Case
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The 55875G 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 end window and lead target.
Another view of the light sensitive area.
The gold plated base pins and scanning section.
The base with large registration pin.
The tube with target protector hood and dummy base covering the pins.
The electron gun.
The heater and flat top cathode are within the first tube next to the base.
The base with white spiral within the evacuation tube. A getter perhaps?
The end window envelope is 30 mm in diameter, and excluding the base pins is 195 mm tall.
References: Observation


Updated September 22, 2018.
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