AC All-Wave 5 BC3950L

GEC, General Electric Co.; London

  • Year
  • 1938
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 108960
    • Brand: Gecophone

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 5
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 456 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
  • Tuned circuits
  • 3 AM circuit(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast, Long Wave and Short Wave.
  • Power type and voltage
  • Alternating Current supply (AC) / 110-130; 210-230 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil)
  • Material
  • Bakelite case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: AC All-Wave 5 BC3950L - GEC, General Electric Co.;
  • Shape
  • Tablemodel, high profile (upright - NOT Cathedral nor decorative).
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 440 x 370 x 240 mm / 17.3 x 14.6 x 9.4 inch
  • Notes
  • An AC mains 3 band table radio housed in a bakelite cabinet. With indicators for volume and wavechange and terminals for an extension loudspeaker. Price in 1938 10 guineas. See also the GEC BC3950 model which is for 190-250 volts AC mains.

  • Price in first year of sale
  • 10.50 £
  • Literature/Schematics (2)
  • - - Manufacturers Literature (GEC Service bulletin No. 55 BC3950 BC3950L dated 38/7)
  • Author
  • Model page created by Roy Johnson. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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