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By 1996 YSTV had aquired an improved F10 Mark IIs with x8 lens and genlock back. A second Mark II was purchased in 1998 (and picked up by Matt Hammond's dad who lived in nearby Chelmsford) with a x15 lens. This third camera allowed the Panasonic MS4 to be dedicated to outside work rather than having to be back in the studio by evening to be the 3rd studio camera, and genlock source.
A second Mark I and an F15 (basically a MarkII in a grey case aimed at the professional market) were added later. .
The two Mark IIs and the F15 formed the station's main studio camera rig until mid 2004 when they were replaced by the Panasonic MS5s, mainly because the MS5s had better colour and needed less light to give good picture. Their last use on-air was Elections 2006, although all 5 are still stored in the station.