Reflections of a Camera Designer

Author(s): L. W. Germany ; H. Breimer ; H. Blom ; E. Tienkamp
Publisher: Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Publication Date: 1 February 1981
Conference Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Conference Date: 6 February 1981
Page(s): 89 - 103
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-61482-911-9
DOI: 10.5594/M00653



Many user specifications start by defining the ideal camera with such phrases as, the ideal camera would have no camera cable, however in practice the studio camera requires power for a camera headlight, and possibly three phase for the camera dolly. It should be of the lightest practical weight consistent with cost and strength, but must be equipped with entensive operational facilities and communications, and in remote pickup applications must be capable of operation with thick gloves.