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Build your own Baird Televisor

Many of the earliest television receivers were home made, either from parts bought by hobbyists from electrical suppliers or from kits sold by Baird Television. These articles were published in Television, the 'official organ of the Television Society', between March and May 1928. They give full instructions of how to build a Televisor and operate a television link between two rooms.

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We would be delighted to hear from anyone who attempts to build a Televisor from these instructions.
Thanks to the Royal Television Society Archive.

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Page updated 14 August 2008