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THOMSON-CSF TMA403 - Tube convertisseur de balayage
Scan-converter tube
Scan Converter-Röhre

This French storage tube was used in Air Traffic Control (both civil and military) to convert the faint radar pictures into bright television pictures, while allowing the operators to keep the aircraft tracks during several minutes.

Both guns use electrostatic focus. The writing gun uses magnetic deflection, the reading gun uses electrostatic deflection.

Total length : 67 cm (26.38 in)

 

TMA403

 

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