• Year
  • 1930
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 347036

 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 3
  • Valves / Tubes
  • Main principle
  • TRF without regeneration
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast (MW) and Long Wave.
  • Details
  • Record Player (not changer)
  • Power type and voltage
  • Line / Storage batteries (perhaps also batteries) / 240 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Magnetic loudspeaker (reed) of high quality (4 magnet poles).
  • Material
  • Wooden case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Radio Gramophone - Orbit Brand, Catesbys, Ltd,;
  • Shape
  • Console, Lowboy (legs < 50 %).
  • Notes
  • 3-valve, radio gramophone embodying the well-tried arrangement of screen grid HF valve, regenerative detector, and a power output valve.

    A double-spring gramophone motor is fitted, also a 4-pole balanced armature loudspeaker unit driving a double linen cone.

    The tuning condensers are ganged, and the price is £18 10s. for the battery model and £23 10s. for an AC model with LT trickle charger.

    A DC. version is available at £21 9s., also with trickle charger.

  • Price in first year of sale
  • 23.50 GB £
  • Author
  • Model page created by Gary Cowans. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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