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A-253 ; RCA Victor (ID = 2276073) Car Radio
A-253 ; RCA Victor (ID = 2276074) Car Radio
A-253 ; RCA Victor (ID = 2276075) Car Radio
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A-253 ; RCA Victor (ID = 2276075) Car Radio
RCA Victor: A-253 [Car Radio] ID = 2276075 1055x600
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For model A-253, RCA Victor (International), Montreal:
From RCC manual.
Country:  Canada
Manufacturer / Brand:  RCA Victor (International), Montreal
Year: 1958 ? Category: Car Radio, perhaps also + sound player/recorder
Valves / Tubes 4: 12AF6 12AD6 12AF6 12J8
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 1: 2N350
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 7 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Storage Battery for all (e.g. for car radios and amateur radios) / 12-14 Volt
Loudspeaker - This model requires external speaker(s).
Power out
from Model: A-253 - RCA Victor International,
Material Metal case
Shape Chassis only or for «building in»

The RCA-Victor model A-253 is a 4-tube, 1-transistor car radio for 12 Volt negative ground automobiles. These tubes operate directly from the 12V supply thus eliminating the need for a vibrator to generate a high voltage B+ supply.

Literature/Schematics (1) Radio College of Canada (RCC) (1959 Supplement 46)

Model page created by Tom Seeger. See "Data change" for further contributors.

All listed radios etc. from RCA Victor (International), Montreal
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