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camera tube

[′kam·rə ‚tüb]
(electronics)
An electron-beam tube used in a television camera to convert an optical image into a corresponding charge-density electric image and to scan the resulting electric image in a predetermined sequence to provide an equivalent electric signal. Also known as pickup tube; television camera tube.
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