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Browning-Drake Corp.: 5R [Radio] ID = 837987 933x455
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For model 5R, Browning-Drake Corp.; Brighton, Massachusetts:
Factory built Browning-Drake Regenaformer 5R
Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Browning-Drake Corp.; Brighton, Massachusetts
Year: 1926 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: UX199 UX200A or UX201A UX201A UX201A UX171 or UX112 or UX201A
Main principle TRF with regeneration
Tuned circuits 2 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Storage and/or dry batteries
Loudspeaker - This model requires external speaker(s).
Power out
from Model: 5R - Browning-Drake Corp.; Brighton
Material Wooden case
Shape Tablemodel, Box - most often with Lid (NOT slant panel).
Dimensions (WHD) 24.5 x 10 x 11.5 inch / 622 x 254 x 292 mm
Notes The Browning-Drake 5R was a factory built set from late 1926. It used the very successful Regenaformer circuit developed by Glenn Browning and Frederick Drake while they were at Harvard University in 1923 and engaged in research to increase the efficiency of radio frequency transformers. The model number 5R stood for 5 tubes and the R was for resistance coupled audio, sets without the R were transformer coupled audio. Tube lineup was RF 199, Detector 200A or 201A, 1st and 2nd Audio 201A, 3rd audio 171, 112 or 201A
Price in first year of sale 95.00 $
Collectors' prices  
Mentioned in Radio Manufacturers of the 1920s, Vol 1 (Page 99)

Model page created by Alan Larsen. See "Data change" for further contributors.

All listed radios etc. from Browning-Drake Corp.; Brighton, Massachusetts
Here you find 46 models, 19 with images and 13 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.