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ADVICE p25 the world's first mechanical TV was made in 1884, by German inventor Paul Nipkow, and was called the electronic telescope.
However, in 1937 Baird's mechanical TV system was dropped by the BBC in favour of Marconi's all-electrical version.
I remember that for years he was unfairly stereotyped as being a romantic failure because of mechanical TV.

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