406D Adam Ch= W-877, W-867, W-868, 16-E

Capehart Corp.; Fort Wayne, IN - see also Farnsworth

  • Year
  • 1935/1936
perfect model
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 223375

 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 21
  • Main principle
  • Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 465 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
  • Tuned circuits
  • 10 AM circuit(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast, Long Wave and more than two Short Wave bands.
  • Details
  • Record-Changer, both sides!
  • Power type and voltage
  • Alternating Current supply (AC) / 105-125 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3 Loudspeakers
  • Material
  • Wooden case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: 406D Adam Ch= W-877, W-867, W-868, 16-E - Capehart Corp.; Fort Wayne, IN
  • Shape
  • Console with any shape - in general
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 42 x 42 x 23.25 inch / 1067 x 1067 x 591 mm
  • Notes
  • 406D Adam
    Cabinet: The Capehart model series 400 with Adam cabinet were made in two cabinet versions: The first models were called Adam 402 for 1931/32, followed by 402A (1932/33), 402B (1933/34) and Adam 402C for 1934/35.
    Model Adam 406 followed as Adam 406D in 1935/36, 406E, 406F, 406G, 406H, 406K-AM and 406K-FM, 406M and Adam 406N for 1946-1948 with the post war changer 41-E instead of 16-E.
    Chassis Series 400-E for LW, broadcast and SW bands:
    4-gang tuning condenser for two RF stages, 6 IF filters. See Rider's volume 7-4 for the 9-tube tuner chassis W-877 from Dec. 1935 for Capehart 404D Chateau, 405D Chippendale, 406D Adam, the 1600D Plain Cabinet Concealed, 60D Modern and 61D 18th Century:
    6K7 1st RF, 6K7 2nd RF, 6C5 osc, 6L7 mixer, 2 x 6K7 IF, 6H6 AFC and 3 x 6C5. Aladdin remote is possible. Turning changer is 16-E for 78 rpm.
    Two AF amplifiers:
    W-867 bass amp for 8 tubes:
    2 x 6F5, 4 x 6F6 push-pull/parallel and 2 x 5Z3.
    W-868 treble amp for 4 tubes: 6F5, 2 x 6F6 push-pull and 5Z3 rectifier.

    The Capehart 400 series were introduced for season 1931/32 without suffix, followed by A 1932/33, B 1933/34 etc. through to season 1948-50. See here the "Common information for the Capehart model pages for the 1930s and 1940s". We show also a model page for the 400 series, either to collect photos of unknown detail and/or to show the different cabinets in comparison.

    The 3 speakers are Jensen brand. One 14" woofer and two 5" tweeters.

  • Author
  • Model page created by Ernst Erb. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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