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Cameras Used at WGSF Television
1963 to 1976

The Dage videcon camera was purchased to be used in a film chain, but was used in the studio until both RCA cameras were operational. Gene Rickets and Dennis Edwards are shown here. Dage Camera
The RCA camera is on a tripod dolly built by the NHS Shop Department. The Dage camera uses a new commercial tripod dolly that supported a number of different small cameras over the years.  Dage in studio  
 John Hall is at the desk for an interview.
The Dage camera had no viewfinder, so the operator sets the shot with a television used as a monitor.
  Larry Wilson watches.
Dage camera - monitors
The production crew were "dressed up" for these photos, taken for a special edition by the Columbus Dispatch newspaperr. Note the WGSF-TV Staff patches on the jackets.

Dage camera
A support group provided the "Prompter" seen on the front of the  RCA camera. A special typewriter that made large letters was use to prepare the script that scrolled the copy for the "Talent" to read.  DAge camera
The Dage Camera, as displayed at the 2006 WGSF reunion and picnic.
 
Dage & controls

It is resting on a rack that houses a small syncronizing pulse generator and two pulse distribution amplifiers. The control unit for the camera is underneath, with an additional panel with control switches for auxillary equipment.
 The corner of a GE 1/2 inch reel-to-reel tape recorder is shown.

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