GOODS & SERVICES: New Ideas, Apr. 30, 1956


Self-Adjusting Camera. A movie camera that automatically adjusts its lens for variations in the amount of light was announced by Bell & Howell Co. A photoelectric cell like a standard light meter controls two small electric motors (powered by tiny batteries) that adjust the lens opening to prevailing light conditions. Price: $289.95.

Sun-Powered Radio. A transistor radio that gets its power from either batteries or the sun's rays was demonstrated by Admiral Corp. To convert the radio to sun power, a small box-shaped unit containing silicon is plugged into the back....

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