- United States of America (USA)
- Manufacturer / Brand
- Sonora Radio & Telev. Corp.; Chicago (IL)
- Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
- Radiomuseum.org ID
- alternative name: Sonora Electric Phono
Click on the schematic thumbnail to request the schematic as a free document.
- Number of Tubes
- Main principle
- Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 456 kHz
- Wave bands
- Broadcast only (MW).
- Power type and voltage
- Dry Batteries / 3 x 1,5 in parallel & 45 Volt
- Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
- Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: Candid KG-80 - Sonora Radio & Telev. Corp.;
- Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
- Dimensions (WHD)
- 5 x 8.25 x 4.25 inch / 127 x 210 x 108 mm
- One of the first radios to use the new miniature tubes.
A-Batterie: Three "A" cells in parallel connection. There is a near equal follower as model Brownie KG-132 for the season 1940/41.
- Price in first year of sale
- 11.00 $
- External source of data
- Konrad Birkner
- Model page created by Konrad Birkner † 12.08.2014. See "Data change" for further contributors.
- Other Models
Here you find 335 models, 201 with images and 250 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.
All listed radios etc. from Sonora Radio & Telev. Corp.; Chicago (IL)
Forum contributions about this model: Sonora Radio & Telev: Candid KG-80
Threads: 1 | Posts: 6
Released in April 1940.
Cabinet was molded of Durez Bakelite.
Used 3 standard D cells for the filament supply, and an Eveready 738 45 volt battery for the B voltage.
Bill Morris, 05.Nov.05