- United States of America (USA)
- Manufacturer / Brand
- General Electric Co. (GE); Bridgeport CT, Syracuse NY
- Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
- Radiomuseum.org ID
- Brand: Musaphonic
Click on the schematic thumbnail to request the schematic as a free document.
- Number of Transistors
- Main principle
- Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz
- Wave bands
- Broadcast only (MW).
- Power type and voltage
- Dry Batteries / "C": 6 x 1.5 Volt
- Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 4 inch = 10.2 cm
- Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: P-840B - General Electric Co. GE;
- Very small Portable or Pocket-Set (Handheld) < 8 inch.
- Dimensions (WHD)
- 8.5 x 6 x 3.5 inch / 216 x 152 x 89 mm
The General Electric P-840B is a portable, battery operated 7 transistor AM band receiver. The AM band frequency tuning range is 540 to 1600kHz. Has push-pull audio output stage and push button operated dial light.
The General Electric P-840A uses the same schematic and cabinet except uses different transistors in the push-pull output stage.
Made in U.S.A.
- Literature/Schematics (1)
- Photofact Folder, Howard W. SAMS (Set 616 Folder 9; 1-1963)
- Literature/Schematics (2)
- General Electric Service Notes (General Electric Radio Service Guide Volume IV page 27)
- Model page created by Franz Scharner. See "Data change" for further contributors.
- Other Models
Here you find 2783 models, 2004 with images and 1970 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.
All listed radios etc. from General Electric Co. (GE); Bridgeport CT, Syracuse NY