45-EY-2 Ch= RS-138H Late Production

RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY)

  • Year
  • 1950–1952
perfect model
  • Category
  • Sound/Video Recorder and/or Player
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 230769
    • alternative name: RCA Manufacturing || Victor Talking Machine

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 3
  • Main principle
  • Audio-Amplification; 2 AF stage(s)
  • Wave bands
  • - without
  • Details
  • Rec.Player+Audio.Amp+LS
  • Power type and voltage
  • Alternating Current supply (AC) / 60 cycles, 115 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) - elliptical
  • Power out
  • 1.2 W (1.5 W max.)
  • Material
  • Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: 45-EY-2 Ch= RS-138H [Late Production] - RCA RCA Victor Co. Inc.; New
  • Shape
  • Tablemodel, with any shape - general.
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 10.625 x 8.375 x 8.625 inch / 270 x 213 x 219 mm
  • Notes
  • The RCA 45-EY-2 is an AC operated 3 tube automatic phonograph with mono amplifier and speaker.  The turntable is a 45 RPM, model RP-190-1, which holds up to twelve 7 inch fine groove records. Uses crystal pickup with medium output voltage. Also uses Qty(1) PM Elliptical 4" x 6" speaker. Cabinet color is Maroon.

    This model was available with 2 different chassis:
    Chassis RS-138-A:  Uses pot mounted speaker
    Chassis RS-138-H:  Uses rim mounted speaker

    There are differences between the RCA data and the Beitman data, which are listed below.  It is assumed that the RCA data is correct.

    Service Data Chassis Tubes
    RCA RS-138A 12AV6, 50B5, 35W4
    RCA RS-138H 12AV6, 50B5, 35W4
    Beitmans RS-138 12AV6, 50B5, 35W4
    Beitmans RS-138A 12SQ7, 50L6GT, 35W4


  • Author
  • Model page created by John Kusching. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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