Trans-Oceanic (TransOceanic) H500 Ch= 5H40 (rev C) low voltage switch

Zenith Radio Corp.; Chicago, IL

  • Year
  • 1952/1953
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 220150
    • alternative name: Chicago Radio Lab

 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 5
  • Main principle
  • Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast plus more than 2 Short Wave bands.
  • Power type and voltage
  • Line / Batteries (any type) / AC/DC 105-117: Batt. 9 & 90 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 5.25 inch = 13.3 cm
  • Material
  • Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Trans-Oceanic H500 Ch= 5H40 [low voltage switch] - Zenith Radio Corp.; Chicago,
  • Shape
  • Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 430 x 280 x 200 mm / 16.9 x 11 x 7.9 inch
  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 8 kg / 17 lb 9.9 oz (17.621 lb)
  • Circuit diagram reference
  • Rider's Perpetual, Volume 22, covering 1951
  • Literature/Schematics (1)
  • Bryant/Cones: The Zenith Trans-Oceanic

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