BX115U (-00) dial with station names

Philips; Eindhoven (tubes international!); Miniwatt

  • Year
  • 1951/1952
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 225912

 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 5
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 452 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
  • Tuned circuits
  • 6 AM circuit(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast only (MW).
  • Power type and voltage
  • AC/DC-set / 127; 220 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 11 cm = 4.3 inch
  • Material
  • Bakelite case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: BX115U [dial with station names] - Philips; Eindhoven tubes
  • Shape
  • Tablemodel without push buttons, Mantel/Midget/Compact up to 14
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 260 x 165 x 125 mm / 10.2 x 6.5 x 4.9 inch
  • Notes
  • AM radio for external antenna, BC only.

    Reception range: 517 - 1622 kHz
    Loudspeaker: 9742X (5Ω)
    Dial lamp: 8034D (E10, 10V, 200mA)

    There is no switch present for changing the mains voltage. The conversion from 220 V to 127 V is done by shorting the resistors R11 and R12 with wires.

    See also BX115U -01 which works on 127 V AC/DC only, and model BX115U -00 for schematics.

    This model is equipped with many variations of dial scales:

    • with frequency only, 15...5 1/2
    • with frequency only, but 16...5
    • with frequency and wavelength
    • with frequency and wavelength, criss-cross line below
    • with station names and wavelength

    Suffix -00 only shows on technical documentation, not on type plates.

  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 2.2 kg / 4 lb 13.5 oz (4.846 lb)
  • Mentioned in
  • -- Original-techn. papers.
  • Author
  • Model page created by Wolfgang Bauer. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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