RA-6 Kit

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RA-6 Kit ; EICO Electronic (ID = 1867936) Radio
EICO Electronic: RA-6 Kit [Radio] ID = 1867936 933x816
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For model RA-6 Kit, EICO (Electronic Instrument Co.Inc.) Brooklyn
Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  EICO (Electronic Instrument Co.Inc.) Brooklyn
Year: 1960–1963 ? Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 6: 2N485 2N483 2N482 2N362 2N632 2N632 1N295
Main principle Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 5 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 1 x 9 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
Power out 0.25 W (undistorted)
from Model: RA-6 Kit - EICO Electronic Instrument Co.
Material Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 8.5 x 4.5 x 2.5 inch / 216 x 114 x 64 mm

This was a kit that also sold assembled for $49.95 US. It had a 4 x 6 inch oval speaker. It used a 9 volt Eveready battery type 246.

It used 5 tuned circuits including the antenna,  local oscillator/converter, and IF stages.

Also appeared in the EICO catalogs for 1961, and 1963 on page 16.

Also appeared in "Transistor Radios, A Collector's Encyclpedia and Price Guide", 1994, by David and Robert Lane, page 40.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 2.3 lb (2 lb 4.8 oz) / 1.044 kg
Price in first year of sale 29.95 $ US
Mentioned in Photofact TSM Transistor Radio Series SAMS (TSM-24 June 1963 pages 49-53)
Literature/Schematics (1) Allied Radio Catalog (Knight) (1961, page 433)
Literature/Schematics (2) Collector's Guide To TrR1 Bunis trans.94 (2nd ed. 1996, page 8)

Model page created by David Barker. See "Data change" for further contributors.

All listed radios etc. from EICO (Electronic Instrument Co.Inc.) Brooklyn
Here you find 156 models, 151 with images and 87 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.