• Year
  • 1948
  • Category
  • Television Receiver (TV) or Monitor
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 126529
    • alternative name: Continental Radio & TV

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 19
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 25750/21250/4500 kHz
  • Wave bands
  • Wave Bands given in the notes.
  • Power type and voltage
  • Alternating Current supply (AC) / 117 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil) / Ø 6 inch = 15.2 cm
  • Material
  • Bakelite case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: 20X122 Ch= 20X1 - Admiral brand Continental
  • Shape
  • Console with any shape - in general
  • Notes
  • The family of Admiral TV models using the 20X1 chassis with 10BP4 10-inch CRT includes four models with large bakelite cabinets that are very popular with collectors today. Models 20X11 (ebony) and 20X12 (mahogany) are table models; models 20X121 (ebony) and 20X122 (mahogany) are consoles.

    Additional models in the family with wooden cabinets include 24A125A (TV-only console, walnut), and the following TV/Radio/Phono combination consoles: 24X15 and 24X15S (both walnut), 24X16 and 24X16S (both mahogany), and 24X17S (blond).

    The 20X1 chassis has a 12-channel tuner for the U.S. VHF TV band and uses intercarrier sound IF.
  • Source of data
  • -- Collector info (Sammler)
  • Circuit diagram reference
  • Photofact Folder, Howard W. SAMS
  • Literature/Schematics (1)
  • Rider TV Admiral 4-38; SAMS set 100 folder 1
  • Author
  • Model page created by a member from A. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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