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Canon ion RC-260

Introduced by Canon in 1991, the RC-260 is an electronic still video camera. It is not a true digital camera, instead recording analogue TV scan lines onto 2" Video Floppy disks. It sold under the Ion brand in Europe. The RC-260 has a non-zooming 9.5 mm f/2.4 lens, giving a 35mm equivalent of 51mm.

Complete with:

  • RC-260E camera with soft case, manual
  • 2 x TA-C26 tripod adapter
  • Flash mount
  • WC-C2635 wide-converter
  • TC-C2670 tele-converter
  • 3 x BP-4P batter y pack
  • FA-C26 film adapter
  • WL-C6 wireless controller
  • 2 x BA-24P battery charger
  • 2 x RF-302 RF modulator
  • PP-A8 power pack
  • 25 x VF-50 2" video floppy disk

Date : 1991

Manufacturer : Canon

Format : Camera

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH37843. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

Scan of Document: Canon ion RC-260

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