|Year: 1936||Type: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner|
|Valves / Tubes||6: EK2 EF5 EBC3 EL3 EM1 EZ3|
|Principle||Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 128 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)|
|Tuned circuits||7 AM circuit(s)|
|Wave bands||Broadcast, Long Wave and Short Wave.|
|Power type and voltage||AC/DC-set / 110-240 Volt|
|Loudspeaker||Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 26 cm = 10.2 inch|
|from Radiomuseum.org||Model: S8U - Siera; Belgien|
|Shape||Tablemodel, high profile (upright - NOT Cathedral nor decorative).|
|Dimensions (WHD)||430 x 550 x 270 mm / 16.9 x 21.7 x 10.6 inch|
3 Band reception:
Tuning scale light bulbs type: 6 x 8045 (6,3V, 320mA).
Loudspeaker Philips type 9604. Connectors for second loudspeaker and for pick-up.
Variable selectivity, delayed anti-fading.
Cabinet in varnished walnut.
The Siera memento 1932-1946 mentions the same tube line-up for types S8A and S8U. When fed by a DC mains, the power must pass via vibrator converter and not directly into the radio as usual with a AC/DC set.
|Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)||17.2 kg / 37 lb 14.2 oz (37.885 lb)|
|Price in first year of sale||3,700.00 BFr|
|Mentioned in||- - Manufacturers Literature (Siera memento of tubes and models 1932-1946)|
Model page created by John Koster. See "Data change" for further contributors.
All listed radios etc. from Siera; Belgien
Here you find 417 models, 375 with images and 140 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.