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855W "Coloradio"

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855W 'Coloradio' ; Fada Radio & (ID = 525641) Radio
Fada Radio &: 855W "Coloradio" [Radio] ID = 525641 823x700
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For model 855W "Coloradio", Fada Radio & Electric Co.; Long Island (NY):
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Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Fada Radio & Electric Co.; Long Island (NY)
alternative name
 
Andrea-Radio || Nater, Henri, Atlanta-Radio; Zürich
Year: 1950 ? perfect model Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: 12BA6 12BE6 12AT6 50B5 35W4
Main principle Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 456 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 6 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Details
Power type and voltage AC/DC-set / 105 - 125 = 117 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 4 inch = 10.2 cm
Power out 2 W (max.)
from Radiomuseum.org Model: 855W "Coloradio" - Fada Radio & Electric Co.;
Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Shape Tablemodel, Mantel/Midget/Compact up to 14" width, but not a Portable (See power data. Sometimes with handle but for mains only).
Dimensions (WHD) 8.75 x 5.75 x 5.375 inch / 222 x 146 x 137 mm
Notes

The Fada models 855 have an Alnico V Dynamic Speaker and a "Fadascope" (Fada-Scope) loop antenna. Power consumption is 30 watts with line voltage surge arrester. Tuning range 530 to 1680 kc (566 to 184 metres). 4.5 inch illustrated slide rule dial with large readable numbers with Ruby Fluorescent Glow Pointer. Reduction drive tuning with ratio 9 to 1.

The Fada 855 was available in 3 different colors: as model 855W in walnut, as model 855V in ivory and as model 855M in maroon. See also model Fada 550. The same documentation shows modelss 855, 845 and 830. An other shows models 200, 550, P86 and models 660, together with TVs model PC21. This is a notice for the model years which are yet uncertain.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 3.75 lb (3 lb 12 oz) / 1.703 kg
Collectors' prices  
External source of data Ernst Erb
Source of data Collector's Guide to Antique Radios 4. Edition
Circuit diagram reference Rider's Perpetual, Volume 20 covering 1950
Mentioned in The Radio Collector's Directory and Price Guide 1921 - 1965
Literature/Schematics (1) Photofact Folder, Howard W. SAMS (Date 4-50, Set 92, Folder 2)


All listed radios etc. from Fada Radio & Electric Co.; Long Island (NY)
Here you find 719 models, 425 with images and 488 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.




  
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