• Year
  • 1940/1941
perfect model
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 50724

Click on the schematic thumbnail to request the schematic as a free document.

 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 8
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz
  • Tuned circuits
  • 6 AM circuit(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast plus 2 Short Wave bands.
  • Power type and voltage
  • Alternating Current supply (AC) / 115 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil) / Ø 12 inch = 30.5 cm
  • Power out
  • 2 W (unknown quality)
  • Material
  • Wooden case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: 41-280XF - Philco, Philadelphia Stg. Batt
  • Shape
  • Console with Push Buttons.
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 28.6 x 39.5 x 13.8 inch / 726 x 1003 x 351 mm
  • Notes
  • Model 41-280XF has two IF stages. Tuning ranges: BC, 2.3 - 7.0, and 9.0 - 12.0 MHz.

    Please be careful with posting the pictures:
    Suffix XF is for Console, inclined control panel, vertical sounding board (1938-40)​.
    See also suffix X for Console with Inclined Sounding Board and
    Suffix XX - Console, inclined control panel, Inclined Sounding Board (1938-40)

    Unfortunately, the suffixes are equivocal regarding the suffixes - pictures hard to clear up - see also the list of codes by clicking the brand/manufacturer::
    Ad in "The Miami Daily News", Friday, November 29, 1940, for Philco model 280X console for $ 69.95 and Philco Companion table model 250T $ 49.95. The same issue had a Sears ad with the Silvertone "Four-Tube Jive-Box" for $ 14.95, 8-tube Silvertone Radio-Phonograph console $ 69.95, 5-tube Radio-Phonograph table radio $ 24.95, and 5-tube Silvertone portable radio $ 19.95.

  • External source of data
  • Ernst Erb
  • Circuit diagram reference
  • Rider's Perpetual, Volume 12 = ca. 1941 and before

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Forum contributions about this model: Philco, Philadelphia: 41-280XF

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Hello,

I see there are two entries for the 41-280. I just picked one up for restoration and was wonder what the difference is between the two for purposes of schematics and electrical restoration. The schematics look the same (unless I missed something).

Thanks,

Ross

Ross Hollinger, 27.Dec.20

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