Canon ion RC-260

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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

Physical Description : Camera Carry case Neckstrap Battery charger A Battery charger B Power pack RF unit RF unit (attached paper, says ^A TV^) Film adapter Film adapter cover Film adapter components Wireless controller (has a spare battery cover) Cable x3 batteries x2 Cardboard box x2 Battery pack precautions leaflet x3 soft case Conversion lens (tele converter) Conversion lens (wide converter) Tripod adapter Stickers x25 VF-50 video on 2 inch floppy disk with plastic case (There is another empty plastic case) Canon still video system leaflet Battery charger instructions leaflet Canon still video camera instructions leaflet Canon AC coupler instructions leaflet Canon conversion lens set instructions leaflet Canon power pack instructions leaflet Canon RF unit RF-302 instructions leaflet Canon film adapter instructions leaflet

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

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