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DeForest Radio: F-5-L [Radio] ID = 1202579 933x778
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For model F-5-L, DeForest Radio Telephone & Telegraph Co. (De Forest); New York:
DeFOREST F5 RADIOPHONE Front view s/n: 017213
Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  DeForest Radio Telephone & Telegraph Co. (De Forest); New York
alternative name
Lee De Forest Mfg.
Year: 1925/1926 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: DV2 DV2 DV2 DV5 DV5
Main principle TRF without regeneration; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 3 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Storage and/or dry batteries / 6 & 22.5 x 4 & 4.5 Volt
Loudspeaker Horn
Power out
from Model: F-5-L - DeForest Radio Telephone &
Material Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
Shape Tablemodel, Box - most often with Lid (NOT slant panel).
Dimensions (WHD) 22.75 x 16.75 x 16.25 inch / 578 x 425 x 413 mm

The DeForest F-5-L is a battery operated BC band receiver.  Has three dial primary tuning controls. Uses 6V "A" battery, 90V "B" battery with taps in 22.5V increments and a 4.5V "C" battery.  The detector stage operates from the first 22.5V tap on the "B" battery.

Same chassis as the Model F-5 with built-in horn speaker also same as the Model F-5-M only in brown leatherette case. 

"L" in model name stands for leatherette case.

DeForest Tubes
Five required for any F-5

Type DV-2 Storage Battery Type Audion  $3.00
Type DV-5 Storage Battery Type Audion  $3.00

Note: When storage "A" Battery is used for filament current supply in the F-5, 5 DV-2's or 5 DV-5 tubes are required, or preferrably, 2 DV-5 and 3 DV-2 tubes.

Type DV-3 Dry Battery Type Audion  $3.00

Note: When Dry batteries are used for filament current supply in the "F-5," 5 DV-3 Tubes are required. 

Price in first year of sale 110.00 $
Mentioned in January 1926, Electrical Record Supplement page 31
Literature/Schematics (1) Rider's Perpetual, Volume 1 = 1931/1934 (1919 to 1931) (Misc section, page 1-3)

Model page created by Alan Larsen. See "Data change" for further contributors.

All listed radios etc. from DeForest Radio Telephone & Telegraph Co. (De Forest); New York
Here you find 155 models, 127 with images and 11 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.