• Year
  • 1952/1953
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 77832

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 5
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast and Short Wave (SW).
  • Power type and voltage
  • AC/DC-set / 105-125 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 5 inch = 12.7 cm
  • Material
  • Bakelite case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Continental 5R31A - Hallicrafters, The; Chicago,
  • Shape
  • Tablemodel without push buttons, Mantel/Midget/Compact up to 14
  • Notes
  • The Hallicrafters model 5R30A series is similar to the 5R30 series.  The difference is unknown, although Hallicrafters used several different tube line-ups in the 5R30A series.  Depending on the production run, some used all octal tubes (12SA7, 12SK7, 12SQ7, 35Z5, 50L6), some used all miniatures (12AV6, 12BA6, 12BE6, 35W4, 50C5), while some used a combination of both (usually 12AV6, 12SA7, 12SK7, 35Z5, 50C5).  The center control knob functions as the "on-off-volume" control, while the left knob is for "tuning" and the right knob is the "bandswitch." The different model numbers within the 5R30A series denotes different color cabinet and knobs.  The 5R31A is green with white center knob and green tuning and bandswitch knobs.

  • Price in first year of sale
  • 30.00 $
  • Circuit diagram reference
  • Rider's Perpetual, Volume 23 (last), covering up to 1954
  • Author
  • Model page created by a member from D. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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