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Old 06-03-2015, 08:26 PM
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Um....yeah. It's HUGE!

Here's one of my latest neat projects

At ETF, I picked up 3 IVC color broadcast cameras....one complete and two bodies, along with a rolling base with wheels so large it looks like they were meant for small aircraft!

I realize that this camera was made for a pedestal mount, but I did the best I could and picked up an ITC tripod cheap off ebay. This is the result

Only problem is that the sucker stands 6 feet tall and has the footprint the size of an ATV! To the victor go the spoils!
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Old 06-03-2015, 09:54 PM
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Now, if you can get the REST of the chain, for at least ONE of 'em...Yowsuh !
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Old 06-03-2015, 09:59 PM
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you keep it up and your going to need a bigger house , or build a pole barn .
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Old 06-07-2015, 04:57 PM
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Hi, nice find! I think they are IVC 301's http://www.tvcameramuseum.org/ivc/ivc300/ivc301page.htm

I haven't got any decent pictures of that model and I would be very pleased if you could send me 2 or three that I could add to my site? of a reasonable size so I can do the cutting out thing. also of the CCU if you have that.

Or at least permission to use your posted pictures.

Happy to give personal or site credit, please say. thanks

PM me for email address.
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Old 06-07-2015, 07:49 PM
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Planning yer own talk show........?

Didn't get an offer for the late late show hu...?

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Old 06-07-2015, 08:20 PM
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I'm usually better in the mornings anyway
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Old 06-07-2015, 08:21 PM
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you keep it up and your going to need a bigger house , or build a pole barn .
If I accepted every TV I've been offered, I'd be typing this from a little tiny area that I carved out between stacks of televisions .

Pretty happy with my collection these days. Mostly now I'm looking out for stuff that other people want....and actually having a reasonable amount of success in getting it
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Old 06-07-2015, 08:34 PM
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Pretty happy with my collection these days. Mostly now I'm looking out for stuff that other people want....and actually having a reasonable amount of success in getting it
Lets put your skills to the test......

Feast your eyes on my avatar and GO GET EM!!!


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Old 06-07-2015, 08:40 PM
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What is that, a Motorola Astronaut?

Doable
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Yep thats a motorola 17p6 First set me and my pop worked on together, mine was the non UHF model as pictured... No astronaut im aware of, just a pic for the AD it came from. Quite sentimental to me, wouldnt mind getting another one...

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Old 06-09-2015, 04:24 PM
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Hi, Kamakiri, what kind of monster do you have behind the camera, on the third pic? The one with the colored knobs. Maybe a color corrector or a CCU? I can┤t place it!
(If it would have Caterpillar tracks could be a small Soviet portable radio, but again it is too good-looking)
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Old 06-09-2015, 05:46 PM
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Just a couple CCU's that I trash picked from the junk pile at ETF that I mounted in a box. The bottom one is an RCA, I believe the top is a GE.

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Old 06-10-2015, 10:33 PM
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This makes those Ikegami cameras from Bryan look small in comparison.
You could do a studio show and hit the road with all that gear.
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Old 06-11-2015, 05:54 AM
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Sad and ironic thing is that today you can do the same thing with a smart phone.

But since I don't own one, well then I'd have to use these!
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Old 06-11-2015, 07:42 AM
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Thanks about the CCUs picture! You know, the very first time I went into a TV studio, I was graduating from tech school back in 1978 and went there with some of my fellow students. The engineers had just powered up the cameras for the day, had one fully open, and there were 2 guys around the camera head with scopes, meters, maybe a hydraulic jack for lifting things (I live in Cuba, and thew were mostly-tube, at that time state-of the art USSR-made B/W cameras). After one hour or so, they went away saying "this No. 1 is a honey, wish all the other cameras were so easy to get running in the morning!"
You know, after the spare part stopped coming from the US (I am talking about facts, not politics), the Soviet Union started making super-orthicons for the DuMont and RCA cameras we had here. They used metric units, of course, so no Soviet pick-up tube could fit the US inch-based cameras. After a while, they came up with something that worked, and Cuban TV used those pick-up tubes until mid-1970s, when started buying newer B/W USSR cameras, and even a Magnolia SECAM OB-van that our engineers converted to NTSC. (And it worked very well. But it was very difficult to do so, and as soon the Sony DXC-M3 and M3As were released, you could never again see a Soviet camera around here).
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