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406G Adam

406G Adam ; Capehart Corp.; Fort (ID = 1297128) Radio 406G Adam ; Capehart Corp.; Fort (ID = 1297129) Radio
406G Adam ; Capehart Corp.; Fort (ID = 2155109) Radio
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406G Adam ; Capehart Corp.; Fort (ID = 1297128) Radio
Capehart Corp.; Fort: 406G Adam [Radio] ID = 1297128 500x495
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For model 406G Adam, Capehart Corp.; Fort Wayne, IN - see also Farnsworth:
From "Time", December 11,1939 See article "Chassis 110-G Panamuse - and the right pictures ... The top picture in the ad is for DeLuxe Adam cabinet - price $ 1045 - and it could be for 406G Adam 1938/39.
Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Capehart Corp.; Fort Wayne, IN - see also Farnsworth
Year: 1938/1939 perfect model Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 23: 6K7 6J5 6L7 6K7 6G5 6K7 6H6 6J5 6N7 6C5G 6C5G 6C5G 6F6G 6V6G 6V6G 6V6G 6V6G 5Z3 5Z3 6F6G 6V6G 6V6G 5Z3
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 465 kHz
Tuned circuits 9 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast plus 2 Short Wave bands.
Details Record-Changer, both sides!
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 105 - 125 Volt
Loudspeaker 2 Loudspeakers
Power out
from Model: 406G Adam - Capehart Corp.; Fort Wayne, IN
Material Wooden case
Shape Console with Push Buttons.

406G 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.
Tuner 8 tubes, Rider's 10-13 schematic W-947 (Oct. 18, 1938): 6K7 RF,  6J5 osc, 6L7 mixer, 2 x 6K7 IF, 6G5 magic eye, 6H6 2nd det, 6J5 AVC. 3-gang tuning condenser. 1983 GEC is for 25 cycles mains and 1982 GEC for 60 cycles mains. 8 plus 4 push buttons. Extended or remote control possible. Linear sensivity control for RF tube. Three volume controls: volume, bass and treble with two volume indicators and Radio/Phono indicator (lamps). 4 dial lights.
Bass amp. 11 tubes, Rider's 10-14 schematic W-949: 6N7, 3 x 6C5G, 6F6G, 4 x 6V6G, 2 x 5Z3. 3 x 8 ohm outputs, power choke 1829. 60 cycle is part 1547, 25 cycles part 1548. Treble amp. 4 tubes, Rider's 10-15 schematic W 948: 6F6G, 2 x 6V6G, 5Z3. Power choke 1829. 3 x 8 ohms output. Two loudspeakers: 14" and 12". Motor driven volume control for remote speakers.
Capehart Play Control  which allows to play a predetermined number of selections  and have an automatic stop after that.

See here the "Common information for the Capehart model pages for the 1930s and 1940s" and for the overview for Series 400 models here.


Price in first year of sale 1,045.00 $
Mentioned in The Incomparable Capehart
Literature/Schematics (1) Rider's Perpetual, Volume 10 = 1939 and before (Capehart 10-12 through 10-24)

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

All listed radios etc. from Capehart Corp.; Fort Wayne, IN - see also Farnsworth
Here you find 207 models, 140 with images and 71 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.