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S96L (S96U) with CL1

Country:  Belgium
Manufacturer / Brand:  Siera; Belgien
Year: 1939 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 6: ECH3 EF9 EBC3 CL1 EM4 CY1 C1 or C9
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 / 110-130; 200-225 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 20 cm = 7.9 inch
Power out
from Model: S96L [with CL1] - Siera; Belgien
Material Wooden case
Shape Tablemodel, low profile (big size).
Dimensions (WHD) 524 x 400 x 227 mm / 20.6 x 15.7 x 8.9 inch
3 Band reception:
  • LW: 708 - 2000 m.
  • BC: 175 - 585 m.
  • SW: 13,8 - 51 m.
Tuning scale light bulb type: 8034D (10V, 200mA).
Loudspeaker Philips type 9636 with soundwave disperser. Connectors for second low impedance loudspeaker and for pick-up. AF feedback to reduce distortion.
Adapting to the mains voltage is done by exchanging the ballast tube, which has the selector embedded in its base connections: 110-130 Volt with a C9 and 200-225 Volt with a C1.
The Manuel de la radio Cortenberghe lists this model as S96U instead of S96L.
Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 11.4 kg / 25 lb 1.8 oz (25.11 lb)
Price in first year of sale 1'925.00 BEF
Mentioned in - - Manufacturers Literature (Siera memento of tubes and models 1932-1946)
Literature/Schematics (1) Manuel de la Radio 1940, van Cortenberghe

Model page created by Dirk Bladt. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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