700 (S700)

Country:  Great Britain (UK)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Eddystone, Birmingham
alternative name
Stratton & Co.Ltd.; Birmingham
Year: 1952 ? Category: Commercial Receiver (may include amateur bands)
Valves / Tubes 11: 6BA6 6BA6 6BE6 6AU6 6AU6 6BA6 6BA6 6BA6 6AT6 25L6 6AL5 VR75
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 465 or 110 kHz
Wave bands Broadcast, Long Wave and more than two Short Wave bands.
Power type and voltage AC/DC-set / 120 Volt
Loudspeaker Presumably Dynamic Loudspeaker (moving coil)
Power out
from Model: 700 - Eddystone, Birmingham
Material Metal case
Shape Boatanchor (heavy military or commercial set >20 kg).
Dimensions (WHD) 30 x 0 x 0 inch / 762 x 0 x 0 mm
Notes Communications receiver covering 15 kHz - 31 MHz, AM, CW (BFO).
Switchable dual frequency IF strip and AVC to ensure continous coverage without gaps.
Ship's main receiver, designed to replace the old wireless installations on ocean ships (like Queen Mary) from the thirties, developed by Stratton / Eddystone. Later these sets got the designation IMR54 (to replace the pre-war IMR42) and have been sold by Marconi as (IMR54) or by LMT (as 3321/C), although they have been manufactured at Stratton.
Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 66 kg / 145 lb 6 oz (145.374 lb)
Mentioned in Eddystone User Group News Letter 49

Model page created by Martin Bösch. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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