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Audion Det (Detector Unit) first version, overhanging lid

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Audion Det ; Crosley Radio Corp.; (ID = 1153490) mod-pre26
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For model Audion Det (Detector Unit) first version, overhanging lid, Crosley Radio Corp.; Cincinnati (OH):
From ad in 'Radio News', February 1922, given to me by Alan Larsen.
Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Crosley Radio Corp.; Cincinnati (OH)
Year: 1922 perfect model Category: Radio module pre 1926 (not a part, not a key)
Valves / Tubes 1: UV200
Main principle Detector with Vacuum Tube (Valve), no tuner
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Storage and/or dry batteries / 6 V storage & battery 22.5 Volt
Loudspeaker - For headphones or amp.
Power out
from Model: Audion Det [first version, overhanging lid] - Crosley Radio Corp.;
Material Wooden case
Shape Tablemodel, high profile (upright - NOT Cathedral nor decorative).
Notes Radio Collector's Guide names this Crosley Detector Unit "Audion Det", with a price of $ 7. This is the early version with overhanging lid which was offered in the first Crosley catalog from early 1922 for $ 7.50 or $ 6 unassembled. It has no tuning coil. In the catalog is most probably an error when listing the following parts besides cabinet (finished in mahogany) and undrilled panel: model "A" rheostat, porcelain socket, variable condenser, grid leak. For the complete assembled unit the text reads correctly "grid condenser".

It was also used in the combination with the "Two Step Amplifier". The new version without overganging lid can be seen in "Radio News" September 1922 "Crosley Audion Detector Unit" (shows a picture) with "... works with practically any type of tuner, and consists of socket, rheostat, grid leak and condenser, completely wired and mounted on formica panel, assembled in Adam brown mahogany finish cabinet, of a size to match up with the Crosley Crystal Receiver No. 1 - without tube, batteries or phones $ 7.50.
Click here for a summary of early Crosley and history.
Price in first year of sale 7.50 $
External source of data Ernst Erb
Source of data Radio Collector`s Guide 1921-1932
Literature/Schematics (3) QST (April 1922, page 138.)
Literature/Schematics (4) Radio News (February 1922, page 725.)

All listed radios etc. from Crosley Radio Corp.; Cincinnati (OH)
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