Double Decca 46 SW/MW/LW early

Decca, London

  • Year
  • 1946
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 79188
    • alternative name: Decca Gramophone || Decca Radio

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 4
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 380 kHz
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast, Long Wave and Short Wave.
  • Power type and voltage
  • Line / Batteries (any type) / AC 100-250 ; Batt. 90 & 7.5 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 5 inch = 12.7 cm
  • Material
  • Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Double Decca 46 SW/MW/LW [early] - Decca, London
  • Shape
  • Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 12.5 x 9.5 x 7 inch / 318 x 241 x 178 mm
  • Notes
  • Hill erroneously quotes only 3 valves and 1947. "Air Travel" fabric covered wooden case. Selenium rectifier. Up to serial number 8000 may either be fitted with Osram valves (above) or US valves 1A7G, 1N5G, 1H5G and 3Q5 (or KT16) and due to market shortages in 1946 there exist examples with mixed brand complements e.g. 1A7GT Z14 DAC32 N16. From serial number 8000 onwards fitted with either Osram valves or Mullard DK32, DF33, DAC32 and DL33 valves. Also see later models Double Decca SW/MW/LW (1947), Double Decca ML MW/LW version (1947) and SW/MW version (1949).
  • Mentioned in
  • Trader Service sheet 788

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