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Trio Chassis

Trio Chassis ; Lafayette Radio & TV (ID = 693201) Radio Trio Chassis ; Lafayette Radio & TV (ID = 693202) Radio
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Trio Chassis ; Lafayette Radio & TV (ID = 693201) Radio
Lafayette Radio & TV: Trio Chassis [Radio] ID = 693201 933x660
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For model Trio Chassis, Lafayette Radio & TV Corp; New York (NY):
From Lafayette catalog 1930 season 1929/1930 page 11.
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).
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 Model: Trio Chassis - Lafayette Radio & TV Corp; New
Material Metal case
Shape Chassis only or for «building in»
Notes The catalog 1930 for season 1929/30 names this 8 tube chassis "Lafayette Trio Screen-Grid". It features 3 screen grid tubes, most probably type 224, two unknown tubes, probably 227, 2 tubes 245 for push-pull, probably 280 rectifier and a dynamic speaker. "Wholesale Radio Cervice Co. Inc." writes: "Lafayette has designed, developed and produced, with its own research and engineering resources, a radio new in design, new in appereance, new in every detail and unit that goes into its construction. It is, we believe, years ahead of any competitive radio set ...". Three knobs, illuminated drum scale. The same chassis is used for Lafayette Trio Screen-Grid Receiver models 210, 285, 218, 200, 260 and Phonograph Combination.

The list price for the chassis incl. speaker is $ 113.50 without tubes/aerial equipment or $ 142.50 with - but Lafayette puts a price of $ 55.50 or $ 69.72 all inclusive. See details and summaries for the models of this catalog.
Price in first year of sale 70.00 $ !
Literature/Schematics (1) Lafayette Radio Catalog (Wholesale Radio Service Co. Inc. catalog 1930 for 1929/30, page 11 - 17.)

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

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