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8AC-2 Ch= 8A

8AC-2 Ch= 8A; Fairbanks, Morse & (ID = 1113202) Radio
 
8AC-2 Ch= 8A; Fairbanks, Morse & (ID = 1113203) Radio
 
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For model 8AC-2 Ch= 8A, Fairbanks, Morse & Co.; Chicago (IL)
 
Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Fairbanks, Morse & Co.; Chicago (IL)
alternative name
 
FMC
Brand
Welco
Year: 1937/1938 perfect model Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 8: 6K7G 6C5G 6L7G 6K7G 6G5 6Q7G 6V6G 5Y3G
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 456 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 7 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast, Short Wave(s) and Police.
Details
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / Either Transformer: 50-60 cycles, 110 or 25-60 cycles, 110-220 Volt
Loudspeaker Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil) / Ø 12 inch = 30.5 cm
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: 8AC-2 Ch= 8A - Fairbanks, Morse & Co.;
Material Wooden case
Shape Console with any shape - in general
Dimensions (WHD) 25 x 40 x 12.5 inch / 635 x 1016 x 318 mm
Notes

The Fairbanks Morse 8AC-2 is an AC operated, 8 tube BC, Police and SW band receiver. Has 8.5" dial with a 31:1 tuning ratio.  Also has AVC and 2 stage audio circuit.

Band Frequency Ranges are as follows:
BC Band......................540 - 1720kHz
Police Band.................1.66 - 5.5MHz
SW Band....................5.4 - 18.2MHz

NOTE: 8A is the chassis number and NOT the model number.

NOTE: Production changes were made to the 8A chassis and are documented in the changes section of Riders volume 10, page 10-1.

The following models use the same chassis:

Model Number Chassis Cabinet
8AT8 8A Table Model
8AC-2 8A Console Model
8AC-3 8A Console Model

 

Price in first year of sale 79.95 USD !
Collectors' prices  
External source of data Ernst Erb
Source of data The Radio Collector's Directory and Price Guide 1921 - 1965
Mentioned in Pre-War Consoles (Page 72)
Literature/Schematics (1) Gernsback Official Radio Service Manual (Volume 7, pages 1347, 1348, 1349)
Literature/Schematics (2) Rider's Perpetual, Volume 8 = 1937 and before (Pages 8-7, 8-8)
Literature/Schematics (3) Rider's Perpetual, Volume 10 = 1939 and before (Changes Section, page 10-1)
Literature/Schematics (4) Radio Today (and Television) (June 1937, page 117, January 1938, page 39, 47)


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