1987.0487.255 Texas Instruments Collection Object

Camera Electronic Control Module
TI number: G00219

This module is a later revision of the original Polaroid shutter control module. It sensed the light intensity and set the shutter speed. The camera was the first commercial model with an automatic shutter control.

The version of the module was put into production in 1961 in the Assembled Functions department of the Components Division in the late 1960's. Production of the design continued until 1972-3. This module had a date of 9-69.

Related material in collection: G00218.
Texas Instruments (Ralph Dosher, Elmer Elkins.)

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