45X-12 Ch= RC-459D 2nd Production

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

  • Year
  • 1939–1941
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 197083
    • alternative name: RCA Manufacturing || Victor Talking Machine

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 5
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast only (MW).
  • Power type and voltage
  • AC/DC-set / 105-125 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil) / Ø 5 inch = 12.7 cm
  • Power out
  • 1 W (unknown quality)
  • Material
  • Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: 45X-12 Ch= RC-459D [2nd Production] - RCA RCA Victor Co. Inc.; New
  • Shape
  • Tablemodel without push buttons, Mantel/Midget/Compact up to 14
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 9.75 x 6.62 x 6 inch / 248 x 168 x 152 mm
  • Notes
  • Extra-large, built-in Magic Loop Antenna. Multicolor clock-dial. Molded cabinet of Antique Ivory finish.

    Price in 1941, might have still been sold later.

  • Price in first year of sale
  • 14.95 $
  • Author
  • Model page created by John Kusching. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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