- Manufacturer / Brand
- Northern Electric Co. Ltd.; Montreal, QC ; Belleville, ON
- Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
- Radiomuseum.org ID
Click on the schematic thumbnail to request the schematic as a free document.
- Number of Tubes
- Main principle
- Superheterodyne (common)
- Wave bands
- Broadcast only (MW).
- Power type and voltage
- Storage and/or dry batteries
- - This model requires external speaker(s).
- Wooden case
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: R-40 - Northern Electric Co. Ltd.;
- Tablemodel, Box - most often with Lid (NOT slant panel).
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)
- Model page created by Mark Hippenstiel. See "Data change" for further contributors.
- Other Models
Here you find 287 models, 238 with images and 254 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.
All listed radios etc. from Northern Electric Co. Ltd.; Montreal, QC ; Belleville, ON