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AC-9980 Navigator

AC-9980 Navigator ; A-C Dayton Co., A-C (ID = 219316) Radio
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AC-9980 Navigator ; A-C Dayton Co., A-C (ID = 219316) Radio
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Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  A-C Dayton Co., A-C Electrical; Dayton (OH)
alternative name
AC Dayton
Year: 1929 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 9: 27 27 27 27 27 27 45 45 80
Main principle TRF without regeneration; 1 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 4 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 105; 115; 125 Volt
Loudspeaker Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil)
Power out
from Model: AC-9980 Navigator - A-C Dayton Co., A-C Electrical
Material Wooden case
Shape Console, Lowboy (legs < 50 %).
Notes The A-C Dayton model AC-9980 belongs to the model line "Navigator series" which was introduced 1929, including the following models: XL-72 (battery model), AC98 and the consoles: AC9960, AC9970, AC9980, AC9990 and AC99100. According to "Vintage Radio 1887-1929" the model XL-71 of the same year does not belong to this series. The "Guide 1921-1932" notes for the Navigators: One dial (primary tuning control knob). This is a 4gang variable capacitor. The Navigator AC models feature a pretuner, being a bandfilter with 4 tuned circuits, fed to 5 untuned RF stages, power detector, 1 stage AF push-pull output. Power supply with full wave rectifier. "Bunis" up to edition 4 is wrong regarding supplied power.
Price in first year of sale 185.00 $
External source of data Ernst Erb
Source of data Radio Collector`s Guide 1921-1932
Mentioned in Collector's Guide to Antique Radios 4. Edition
Literature/Schematics (1) Rider's 1-8.

All listed radios etc. from A-C Dayton Co., A-C Electrical; Dayton (OH)
Here you find 46 models, 25 with images and 29 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.