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Here is an example of an earlier 1931 Jenkins mechanical scanning disc TV set, in home use:

1931 Pre JD-30 JENKINS TV IN HOME.jpg (20282 bytes)This clearly illustrates the need for two pieces of equipment in the early days.  The TV audio receiver and neon lamp driver, which sits on top of the (video) display unit.   Click scan to enlarge.


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1931 Pre JD-30 JENKINS TV Receiver.jpg (139079 bytes)
This is the advertising for the set above.

Note that a model number was not established at this point (This unit was modified and became the JD-30 the following year).

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