Double Decca MB5 (BM5)

Decca, London

  • Year
  • 1939
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 202014
    • alternative name: Decca Gramophone || Decca Radio

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 5
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 382 kHz
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast, Long Wave and Short Wave.
  • Power type and voltage
  • Line / Storage batteries (perhaps also batteries) / 100-250 / 1.5 & 90 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
  • Material
  • Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Double Decca MB5 - Decca, London
  • Shape
  • Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
  • Notes
  • Portable AC/DC mains and dry battery portable radio with resistive line cord. Also listed by Decca as the BM5 model.
  • Author
  • Model page created by Howard Craven. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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