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96 Tonebeam Lowboy

Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Atwater Kent Mfg. Co.; Philadelphia, USA
Year: 1933 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 8: 35 35 27 35 24 27 47 80 Tonebeam
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 130 kHz
Tuned circuits 5 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 110 Volt
Loudspeaker Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil)
Power out
from Model: 96 Tonebeam Lowboy - Atwater Kent Mfg. Co.;
Material Wooden case
Shape Console, Lowboy (legs < 50 %).
Notes Tonebeam = Neon tuning indicator. Riders includes four chassis versions which differ in minor circuitry / component changes:
Model 96, 1st Type below serial 7,289,385
Model 96, 2nd Type serial 7,289,385 to 7,291,674
Model 96, 3rd Type above serial 7,291,674
Model 96F for 25 Hz mains.
Source of data Collector's Guide to Antique Radios (6th edition)
Circuit diagram reference Rider's Perpetual, Volume 3 = 1933 and before
Mentioned in Collector's Guide to Antique Radios (7th Edition)
Literature/Schematics (1) The Radio Collector's Directory and Price Guide 1921 - 1965

Model page created by Konrad Birkner † 12.08.2014. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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