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MLD/3; Decca, London (ID = 1312150) Radio
MLD/3; Decca, London (ID = 1312151) Radio
MLD/3; Decca, London (ID = 1312152) Radio
MLD/3; Decca, London (ID = 1901496) Radio
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MLD/3; Decca, London (ID = 1901496) Radio
Decca, London: MLD/3 [Radio] ID = 1901496 1400x1284
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For model MLD/3, Decca, London
Country:  Great Britain (UK)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Decca, London
alternative name
Decca Gramophone || Decca Radio
Year: 1939 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 4: 1A7G or FC141 1N5G or SP141 1H5G or H141D 1C5G or Pen141
Main principle Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 370 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 6 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast (MW) and Long Wave.
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 1.5 & 90 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
Power out
from Model: MLD/3 - Decca, London
Material Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)

Portable valve radio powered by dry batteries with built-in frame aerial. Same as the Brunswick 43D model apart from cabinet finish. Similar to the Decca MLD/5 and Brunswick 42D models which have different cabinets and batteries. Some MLD/3 examples have Mazda valves (FC141, SP141, H141D and Pen141), otherwise Tungsram or Brimar brand valves (1A7G, 1N5G, 1H5G and 1C5G).

In 1939  1A7G  1N5G 1H5G 1C5G are fitted only to the MLD/5, later production will use the US types due to Wartime shortages.



Literature/Schematics (1) Trader Service Sheet (suppl. of Wireless & El. Trader, etc.) (441)

Model page created by Howard Craven. See "Data change" for further contributors.

All listed radios etc. from Decca, London
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