- United States of America (USA)
- Manufacturer / Brand
- Philco, Philadelphia Stg. Batt. Co.; USA
- 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); 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
- Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil) / Ø 12 inch = 30.5 cm
- Power out
- 2 W (unknown quality)
- Wooden case
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: 41-280XF - Philco, Philadelphia Stg. Batt
- Console with Push Buttons.
- Dimensions (WHD)
- 28.6 x 39.5 x 13.8 inch / 726 x 1003 x 351 mm
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
- Source of data
- Collector's Guide to Antique Radios 4. Edition
- Circuit diagram reference
- Rider's Perpetual, Volume 12 = ca. 1941 and before
- Literature/Schematics (1)
- Philco Radio 1928-1942 (Philco 1941 RMS Year Book)
- Literature/Schematics (2)
- Pre-War Consoles
- Other Models
Here you find 3854 models, 2152 with images and 3243 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.
All listed radios etc. from Philco, Philadelphia Stg. Batt. Co.; USA
Forum contributions about this model: Philco, Philadelphia: 41-280XF
Threads: 1 | Posts: 2
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).
Ross Hollinger, 27.Dec.20