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500-E & 500-ER Empire Ch= W-890 + amp W-891, W-892; 16-E

500-E & 500-ER Empire Ch= W-890 + amp W-891, W-892; 16-E; Capehart Corp.; Fort (ID = 1384140) Radio 500-E & 500-ER Empire Ch= W-890 + amp W-891, W-892; 16-E; Capehart Corp.; Fort (ID = 1384171) Radio
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500-E & 500-ER Empire Ch= W-890 + amp W-891, W-892; 16-E; Capehart Corp.; Fort (ID = 1384140) Radio
Capehart Corp.; Fort: 500-E & 500-ER Empire Ch= W-890 + amp W-891, W-892; 16-E [Radio] ID = 1384140 718x1011
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For model 500-E & 500-ER Empire Ch= W-890 + amp W-891, W-892; 16-E, Capehart Corp.; Fort Wayne, IN - see also Farnsworth:
From Original documents Capehart by courtesy of member George Epple..
 
Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Capehart Corp.; Fort Wayne, IN - see also Farnsworth
Year: 1936/1937 perfect model Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 29: 6K7 6K7 6C5 6L7 6G5 6K7 6K7 6H6 6H6 6C5 6C6 6C5 6C5 6F5 6F5 6L6 6L6 5Z3 5Z3 6C5 6C5 6L6 6L6 5Z3 6C5 6C5 6L6 6L6 5Z3
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 465 kHz
Tuned circuits 10 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast, Long Wave and more than two Short Wave bands.
Details
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 115 Volt
Loudspeaker 3 Loudspeakers
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: 500-E & 500-ER Empire Ch= W-890 + amp W-891, W-892; 16-E - Capehart Corp.; Fort Wayne, IN
Material Wooden case
Shape Console with any shape - in general
Notes

500E Empire
The Capehart 500 series could be called an "Ultra-Luxury Changer" - with a great receiver, built as 500 Empire for 5 seasons and as 501 Spanish for two seasons: 500E (1936/37), 500F (1937/38), 500G (1938/39), 500H (1939/40 and 500K (1940/41). As 501H (1939/40) and 501K (1940/41). Some were custom built - until civil production had to be given up because of the entry in the WW2. It can also be seen in the movie from 1939, "Intermezzo" with Leslie Howard and Ingrid Bergman as stars.
Chassis Series 500-E for LW, broadcast and two SW bands:
4-gang tuning condenser for two RF stages, 6 IF filters. See Rider's volume 10-7+8 for the 10-tube tuner chassis W-890 from Sept 16, 1936 for Capehart 404E Chateau, 405E Chippendale, 406E Adam, at least Adam has 3 speakers, 407E Neo-Classic/Modern, 500E Empire, the 1600E Plain Cabinet Concealed, 60E Modern and 61E 18th Century:
6K7 1st RF, 6K7 2nd RF, 6C5 osc, 6L7 mixer, 2 x 6K7 IF, 2 x 6H6 2nd det, AVC, 6C5 AVC amp, 6G5 mag. eye. Aladdin remote is possible. Turning changer is 16-E for 78 rpm.
Three AF amplifiers:
W-891 for 9 tubes:
6C6, 2 x 6C5, 2 x 6F5, 2 x 6L6, 2 x 5Z3.
Two chassis W-892 for 5 tubes: 2 x 6C5, 2 x 6L6 push-pull, 5Z3 rectifier.
Radio part No. 1957 is for 400 and 500 series E, 1960 is for 304 and 305 cabinets and No. 1961 for 50, 51, 60 and 61 cabinets.

The Capehart 400 series were introduced for season 1931/32 without suffix, followed by A 1932/33, B 1933/34 etc. through to season 1948-50. See here the "Common information for the Capehart model pages for the 1930s and 1940s" and the timelines there for more information.

Price in first year of sale 2,500.00 $
Mentioned in The Incomparable Capehart
Literature/Schematics (1) Rider's Perpetual, Volume 10 = 1939 and before (Capehart pages 10-7, 10-8 and 10-11)

Model page created by Ernst Erb. See "Data change" for further contributors.



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