V-205 Ch= RC-521
- United States of America (USA)
- Manufacturer / Brand
- RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY)
- Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
- Radiomuseum.org ID
- alternative name: RCA Manufacturing || Victor Talking Machine
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- Number of Tubes
- Main principle
- Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz
- Tuned circuits
- 6 AM circuit(s)
- Wave bands
- Broadcast, Short Wave(s) and Police.
- Record Player (perh.Changer)
- Power type and voltage
- Alternating Current supply (AC) / 105-125 Volts, 25, 50 or 60 Hz. Volt
- Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil) / Ø 12 inch = 30.5 cm
- Power out
- 12 W (unknown quality)
- Wooden case
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: V-205 Ch= RC-521 - RCA RCA Victor Co. Inc.; New
- Console with Push Buttons.
- Dimensions (WHD)
- 35 x 35.94 x 17.13 inch / 889 x 913 x 435 mm
- The RCA "1941 Victrola Line" was announced in "The Music Trade Review" (August 1940 Issue), and consisted of: Four "Anniversary" models (e.g., V-205 & V-405); Three "DeLuxe" models (e.g., V-302 & V-300); four "Master" models (e.g., V-170, V-200 & V-201); and, two table models.
The V-205 Model has the following frequency ranges: Band A = 540-1,600 kHz, Band B = 1,550-4,000 kHz, and Band C = 5,800-18,000 kHz. Automatic Tuning Frequency Range: 540-1,550 kHz.
The V-205 console was produced with one of six Record Players (RP-152, RP-152-A, RP-152-B, RP-152-C, RP-152-D, and RP-152-J).
Power Output is clarified in specifications as 10 Watts Undistorted and 12 Watts Maximum.
- Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
- 102 lb 0 oz (102 lb) / 46.308 kg
- Price in first year of sale
- 150.00 $
- 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 12 = ca. 1941 and before
- Mentioned in
- Collector's Guide to Antique Radios 4. Edition
- Literature/Schematics (1)
- RCA Victor Technical Information and Service Data, 1940, Number 34, First Printing.
- Literature/Schematics (2)
- Radio Retailing (Radio & Television R.) (February 1941.)
- Literature/Schematics (3)
- RCA Victor Service Notes "Red Book" Series
- Other Models
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All listed radios etc. from RCA (RCA Victor Co. Inc.); New York (NY)