• Year
  • 1925
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 323640

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 7
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast only (MW).
  • Power type and voltage
  • Storage and/or dry batteries
  • Loudspeaker
  • - This model requires external speaker(s).
  • Material
  • Wooden case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: R-40 - Northern Electric Co. Ltd.;
  • Shape
  • Tablemodel, Box - most often with Lid (NOT slant panel).
  • Notes
  • Made jointly after a 1925 agreement by Victor Talking Machine Company of Canada and Northern Electric. American walnut.  The cabinet holds the batteries and has a fold-down front cover.  The R-40L has 6 x R215A tubes and 2 x R221 tubes.

    Note: Robert P. Murray's book "The Early Development of Radio in Canada 1901-1930" shows the date for the R-40 model as 1926.

  • Price in first year of sale
  • 225.00 $CDN
  • Mentioned in
  • -- Original prospect or advert (The Daily News, Prince Rupert BC, Nov. 21, 1925)
  • Author
  • Model page created by Mark Hippenstiel. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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