Pionier (Pionnier) U

Siera; Belgien

  • Year
  • 1936
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 98792

 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 5
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 128 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
  • Tuned circuits
  • 7 AM circuit(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast, Long Wave and Short Wave.
  • Power type and voltage
  • AC/DC-set / 110-125; 200-220 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 21 cm = 8.3 inch
  • Material
  • Bakelite case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Pionier U - Siera; Belgien
  • Shape
  • Tablemodel, low profile (big size).
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 420 x 330 x 150 mm / 16.5 x 13 x 5.9 inch
  • Notes
  • 3 Band reception:
    • LW: 800 - 1900 m.
    • BC: 200 - 575 m.
    • SW: 16 - 51 m.
    Tuning scale light bulb type: 8080 (10V, 200mA).
    Loudspeaker Philips type 9617. Connector for a pick-up. 
    The use of the barretter (current regulator tube) is depending on the mains voltage:
    • C9 for 200-220 Volt.
    • C8 for 110-125 Volt.
    Equivalent model to Philips Pionnier V4U.

    Attention: chassis connected to the mains !

  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 10.5 kg / 23 lb 2 oz (23.128 lb)
  • Price in first year of sale
  • 1'410.00 BFr
  • Mentioned in
  • - - Manufacturers Literature (Siera memento of tubes and models 1932-1946)
  • Author
  • Model page created by John Koster. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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