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A108 Ch= RC-1096 Early Production

A108 Ch= RC-1096; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1374725) Radio
 
A108 Ch= RC-1096; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1374726) Radio
 
A108 Ch= RC-1096; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1374727) Radio
 
A108 Ch= RC-1096; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1374728) Radio
 
A108 Ch= RC-1096; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1374729) Radio
 
A108 Ch= RC-1096; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1374730) Radio
 
A108 Ch= RC-1096; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1374731) Radio
 
A108 Ch= RC-1096; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1374732) Radio
 
A108 Ch= RC-1096; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1374733) Radio
 
A108 Ch= RC-1096; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1374734) Radio
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A108 Ch= RC-1096; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 877638) Radio
RCA RCA Victor Co.: A108 Ch= RC-1096 [Radio] ID = 877638 900x809
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For model A108 Ch= RC-1096 Early Production, RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY):
RCA A-108 Front View
 
Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY)
alternative name
 
RCA Manufacturing || Victor Talking Machine
Year: 1950/1951 perfect model Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 10: 6CB6 6J6 6BA6 6AU6 6AL5 6AV6 6C4 6V6GT 6V6GT 5Y3GT
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455/10700 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 7 AM circuit(s)     9 FM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast (BC) and FM or UHF.
Details Changer (Record changer)
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 60 cycles, 115 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 12 inch = 30.5 cm
Power out 8 W (9 W max.)
from Radiomuseum.org Model: A108 Ch= RC-1096 [Early Production] - RCA RCA Victor Co. Inc.; New
Material Wooden case
Shape Console with any shape - in general
Dimensions (WHD) 34.5 x 32.125 x 19.75 inch / 876 x 816 x 502 mm
Notes

The RCA A108 is an AC operated combination automatic phonograph and BC/FM band receiver.  Has both a 45 RPM turntable and a 33 1/3, 78 RPM turntable.  The 45 RPM turntable used is model RP-168 or RP-190-2, which holds up to ten 7 inch fine groove records.  The 33 1/3, 78 RPM turntable used in this model is 960284-1 or 960284-2, which hold up to ten 12 inch or twelve 10 inch records. Has push-pull output stage.  Has built-in AM and FM antenna's, with provision for connecting external AM and/or external FM antenna.

The BC band frequency range is 540 to 1600kHz.  The FM band frequency range is 88 to 108MHz.  Uses Qty(3) #51 lamps, two for the dial and one for the jewel.

This early production version uses chassis RC-1096.  The late production version uses chassis RC-1096B, which has different values of C21, R20 in the volume control circuit and different values of C42, C44 in the output circuit.

The chassis and schematic used for RCA model A108 is also used in RCA model A101.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 97 lb (97 lb 0 oz) / 44.038 kg
External source of data Ernst Erb
Source of data The Radio Collector's Directory and Price Guide 1921 - 1965
Circuit diagram reference Rider's Perpetual, Volume 21, Copyright 1950
Literature/Schematics (1) Beitman Radio Diagrams, Vol. 11, 1951 (Page 109)
Literature/Schematics (2) RCA Victor Service Notes "Red Book" Series (RCA Victor Service Data Volume VI 1950 Pages 41-42)
Literature/Schematics (3) Rider's Perpetual, Volume 21 = Copyright 1950 (Riders RCA 21-71 to 21-80)
Literature/Schematics (4) Photofact Folder, Howard W. SAMS (Set 141, folder 10 dated 8-51)


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