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General Electric Co.: 803 [TV Radio] ID = 736069 574x862
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For model 803, General Electric Co. (GE); Bridgeport CT, Syracuse NY:
Source: NY Times, 1948 Ad*Access On-Line Project - Ad #TV0579 John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library .library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adaccess/
Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 26400/21900/4500 kHz
||Wave Bands given in the notes.
|Power type and voltage
||Alternating Current supply (AC) / 105-125 Volt
||Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) - elliptical / Ø 6 inch = 15.2 cm
||3 W (unknown quality)
||Model: 803 - General Electric Co. GE;
||Tablemodel, with any shape - general.
||The General Electric model 803 TV is a 10" table set introduced in 1948. It has a 13 channel VHF TV tuner, as well as coverage of the AM and FM radio bands. The IF circuitry is somewhat unusual in that it uses double conversion for the FM audio (21.9 and 4.5 MHz IF stages) for both FM and TV. Unlike later designs with intercarrier audio IF, this set uses a 6BE6 second mixer tube for the conversion from 21.9 to 4.5 MHz. The audio IF stages have IF tranformers for both 4.5 MHz and 455 kHz to cover the needs of the FM and AM bands. A separate 6BE6 tube serves as the AM converter.
|Price in first year of sale
|Source of data
|Circuit diagram reference
||Photofact Folder, Howard W. SAMS
||Rider TV GE 2-1; SAMS set 97A folder 4
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