|Year: 1946–1948||Type: Radio - or past WW2 tuner|
|Valves / Tubes||5: 12SA7 12SK7 12SQ7 35L6 35Z5|
|Principle||Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)|
|Tuned circuits||6 AM circuit(s)|
|Wave bands||Broadcast only (MW).|
|Power type and voltage||AC/DC-set / 110 Volt|
|Loudspeaker||Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 4 inch = 10.2 cm|
|Power out||0.5 W (unknown quality)|
|from Radiomuseum.org||Model: 261 - Canadian Marconi Co. Ltd. CMC;|
|Shape||Tablemodel, Mantel/Midget/Compact up to 14" width, but not a Portable (See power data. Sometimes with handle but for mains only).|
|Dimensions (WHD)||12 x 8 x 6.5 inch / 305 x 203 x 165 mm|
|Notes||The Marconi Model 261 is an AC/DC operated 5 Tube BC Receiver. BC Band Tuning Range: 540 to 1717kHz. Has built-in loop antenna. Available for either 25 or 60Hz AC power. Cabinet color is Ivory or Mahogany.
Older Notes: bakelite table model with fancy style speaker grille. 6 Colors available: brown (plain bakelite), or painted white, or red, or green, or pale blue, or red/gold. There are contradictory data: On a radio the year 1946 is found and the IF= 455 kHz, while RCC notes 1947/48 and an IF= 462.5!
|Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)||3.632 kg / 8 lb 0 oz (8 lb)|
|Price in first year of sale||36.00 CDN|
|Source of data||Marconi Service Manual, Canada|
|Circuit diagram reference||Radio College of Canada|
|Literature/Schematics (1)||RCC, Marconi sheet 145|
|Literature/Schematics (2)||Marconi Service Manual, Canada (Volume 2, 167)|
Model page created by John Allen. See "Data change" for further contributors.
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