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paul.fr

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Who invented television?
« on: 24/01/2008 15:47:50 »
Always assumed it was joh logie baird, now i find out that it may have been philo farnsworth!
So who was it?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 25/01/2008 00:23:35 »
I think a French man had the original idea but Paul Nipkow filed the first patent in 1884.  Bain came near with Fax.   I dont think TV really owes much to Farnsworth.  His disector didn't work.  Campbell Swinton and others had the principles of electronic TV worked out in the early 20th Century.  Blumlein (EMI), Zworykin(RCA), Schoenburg(EMI) lead to the BBC's 405 syatem which was basis of all TV systems. 
 

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« Reply #2 on: 28/10/2008 18:56:51 »
And radio well..

Hertz. Lodge, Branly, Marconi.  I don't think Tesla did much. 
 

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« Reply #3 on: 10/11/2008 07:40:21 »
Hi friends,
I don't know for the television inventor. Marconi's invention of wireless telegraphic.   
Anybody know the answer please reply.
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« Reply #4 on: 13/11/2008 23:54:51 »
The Baird system was a real non-starter. All it proved was that you could transmit a picture by sequential scanning. Marconi got it right.
It was a VHS / Betamax struggle which got the right answer, for a change.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 18/11/2008 08:27:09 »
All we need now is for someone to invent decent programmes!!!
 

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« Reply #6 on: 17/03/2009 23:40:36 »
Farnsworth,his dissector certainly did work, it was a vital part of the German 240 line indirect film system that J l Baird used for the first transmissions from Alexander palace.
The whole system was not a great success and was soon superceded by the EMI version of the American ionoscope.
The farnsworth image dissector was still in use in the forties in film scanners.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 19/03/2009 17:48:25 »
Farnsworth,his dissector certainly did work, it was a vital part of the German 240 line indirect film system that J l Baird used for the first transmissions from Alexander palace.
The whole system was not a great success and was soon superceded by the EMI version of the American ionoscope.
The farnsworth image dissector was still in use in the forties in film scanners.

It's not Alexander Palace but it's called AlexandrA Palace named after
Edward 7th's wife Queen Alexandra. BTW it's beautiful and yes the BBC did firstly broadcast TV from AlexandrA Palace !!!! What a great thought it's near to my home. Got a good cafe/pub thing.

 
 

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Who invented television?
« Reply #8 on: 26/03/2009 06:48:04 »
 I guess "John L. Baird "  The answer is right?
 

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