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QU8 Ch= RC-551

QU8 Ch= RC-551; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1048459) Radio
 
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QU8 Ch= RC-551; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1305643) Radio QU8 Ch= RC-551; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1305644) Radio
QU8 Ch= RC-551; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1305645) Radio
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QU8 Ch= RC-551; RCA RCA Victor Co. (ID = 1305643) Radio
RCA RCA Victor Co.: QU8 Ch= RC-551 [Radio] ID = 1305643 700x736
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For model QU8 Ch= RC-551, RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY):
From the original RCA technical documentation.
 
Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY)
alternative name
 
RCA Manufacturing || Victor Talking Machine
Year: 1940–1942 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 24: 6SK7 6SA7 6SA7 6SK7 6B8G 6U5 6B8G 12SK7 6SC7 6J5 6V6GT 12SK7 6H6 6U5 6F6G 6F6G 6F6G 6F6G VR150-30 VR105-30 VR105-30 5Y3G 5U4G 5U4G
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz
Tuned circuits 9 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast plus more than 2 Short Wave bands.
Details Other Combination - see Notes; Radio with other functions
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 110-130; 140-160; 195-250 Volt
Loudspeaker 2 Loudspeakers / Ø 12 inch = 30.5 cm
Power out 50 W (unknown quality)
from Radiomuseum.org Model: QU8 Ch= RC-551 - RCA RCA Victor Co. Inc.; New
Material Wooden case
Shape Console with any shape - in general
Dimensions (WHD) 42.75 x 42 x 22.5 inch / 1086 x 1067 x 572 mm
Notes

The RCA Victor model QU8 is a superior quality Radio-Phonograph combination which includes a 24 tube radio receiver, a fully automatic phonograph, a disc recorder and has a provision for use as a Public Address System with output for 30 external speakers. See also RCA Victor in Canada.
Features of design include: Eight Tuning Bands with five "Spread Bands", Two I-F Stages, Controlled Selectivity, Separate Channel AVC, Automatic Tone Control, Automatic Bass Tone Control, Temperature Compensated Tuning Circuits, Twin 12 inch Speakers. The Phonograph will repeat one record, play in sequence from 3 to 20 records on both sides automatically, and has specially designed magnetic pick-up. The recorder will record on up to 12 inch discs the following: radio Programs, Voice or Music of an individual or group. The Microphone supplied for the recorder and PA System is high quality RCA Velocity Mic. For the turn-over record changer system see this text for Capehart.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 140 kg / 308 lb 5.9 oz (308.37 lb)
Collectors' prices  
External source of data Ernst Erb
Source of data Guide to Old Radios
Mentioned in Pre-War Consoles
Literature/Schematics (1) RCA Victor Service Notes "Red Book" Series
Literature/Schematics (4) Rider's Perpetual, Volume 12 = ca. 1941 and before (page RCA 71.)


All listed radios etc. from RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY)
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