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8-X-6M "The Burgess" Ch= RC-1178

8-X-6M 'The Burgess' Ch= RC-1178; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1683913) Radio
 
8-X-6M 'The Burgess' Ch= RC-1178; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1683914) Radio
 
8-X-6M 'The Burgess' Ch= RC-1178; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1683915) Radio
 
8-X-6M 'The Burgess' Ch= RC-1178; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1683916) Radio
8-X-6M 'The Burgess' Ch= RC-1178; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 2009383) Radio 8-X-6M 'The Burgess' Ch= RC-1178; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 2009382) Radio
8-X-6M 'The Burgess' Ch= RC-1178; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 2009380) Radio 8-X-6M 'The Burgess' Ch= RC-1178; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 2009381) Radio
8-X-6M 'The Burgess' Ch= RC-1178; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1683917) Radio
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8-X-6M 'The Burgess' Ch= RC-1178; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 2009383) Radio
RCA RCA Victor Co.: 8-X-6M "The Burgess" Ch= RC-1178 [Radio] ID = 2009383 640x480
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For model 8-X-6M 'The Burgess' Ch= RC-1178, RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY)
 
Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY)
alternative name
 
RCA Manufacturing || Victor Talking Machine
Year: 1957 ? perfect model Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: 12BE6 12BA6 12AV6 50C5 35W4
Main principle Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 5 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Details
Power type and voltage AC/DC-set / Either AC: 50-60 cycles, 115V or DC: 115 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 4 inch = 10.2 cm
Power out 1 W (1.3 W max.)
from Radiomuseum.org Model: 8-X-6M "The Burgess" Ch= RC-1178 - RCA RCA Victor Co. Inc.; New
Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Shape Tablemodel, Mantel/Midget/Compact up to 14" width, but not a Portable (See power data. Sometimes with handle but for mains only).
Dimensions (WHD) 11.5 x 7 x 6 inch / 292 x 178 x 152 mm
Notes

The RCA 8-X-6M is an AC/DC operated 5 Tube AM receiver.  AM Band Tuning Range: 540 to 1600KHz.

The following models use the same schematic and cabinet but have different cabinet colors:

Model Cabinet Colors
8-X-6E White
8-X-6F Pink
8-X-6J Gray
8-X-6M Yellow

The RCA Service Data Datasheet has service information for the following models: 8-X-5 series, the 8-X-6 series and model 8-X-51. The 8-X-51J model was added later and is documented in the "RCA Radio and Victrola Service Tips Volume 1X, Issue 6 dated July 10, 1958".

The 8-X-5 series and 8-X-51 series are similar and use the same style cabinet and chassis (RC-1170).  The 8-X-6 series have a different cabinet, use a different chassis (RC-1178), have a push-pull ON-OFF switch and have a dial light (Mazda #1847).

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 3 lb 4 oz (3.25 lb) / 1.476 kg
Circuit diagram reference Beitman Radio Diagrams Vol. 18, 1958
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (RCA Radio Service Data Datasheet - File 1957 No. 1)
Literature/Schematics (2) Photofact Folder, Howard W. SAMS (Set 368, folder 11 Dated 8-57)
Literature/Schematics (3) Beitman Radio Diagrams, Vol. 18, 1958 (Page 145)

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



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