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10 Challenger

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10 Challenger ; Lafayette Radio & TV (ID = 693195) Radio
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For model 10 Challenger, Lafayette Radio & TV Corp; New York (NY):
From Lafayette catalog 1930 season 1929/1930 page 8.
 
Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Lafayette Radio & TV Corp; New York (NY)
alternative name
 
Wholesale Radio
Year: 1929/1930 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 8: 224 224 224 unknown_Tube unknown_Tube 245 245 280
Main principle TRF without regeneration; Screengrid 1926-1935
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Details
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 50 to 60 cycles, 105 - 125 Volt
Loudspeaker Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil)
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: 10 Challenger - Lafayette Radio & TV Corp; New
Material Wooden case
Shape Console, Lowboy (legs < 50 %).
Dimensions (WHD) 25.5 x 48 x 15.75 inch / 648 x 1219 x 400 mm
Notes The catalog 1930 for season 1929/30 names this model 10 "Lafayette Challenger Screen-Grid". It features 3 screen grid tubes, 2 tubes 245 for push-pull and a Utah dynamic speaker. "Wholesale Radio Cervice Co. Inc." writes: "Super-Efficient Circuit --- Lafayette-Designed", going on with: "In our research laboratories, where we have available every conceivable type of testing apparatus, Lafayette engineers have developed this amazing new receiver. It is a distinctly new circuit design that gives the Challenger a tremendous advantage over all other receivers that may appear to be the same.". Two knobs, illuminated drum scale. As illustrated on page 5 to 10, the same chassis is used for Challenger 40, 18, 30, 10, 85 and 20.

The list price for model 10 is $ 152.00 without tubes/aerial equipment or $ 181.00 with - but Lafayette puts a price of $ 74.25 or $ 88.45 all inclusive. See details and summaries for the models of this catalog.
Price in first year of sale 88.00 $ !
Literature/Schematics (1) Lafayette Radio Catalog (Wholesale Radio Service Co. Inc. catalog 1930 for 1929/30, pages 5 to 10.)

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



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