MEMORABILIA 3 -  TRANSISTOR RADIOS


Although this web page deals mostly with Canadian Matconi vacuun tube equipment, it was difficult to resist the temptation to post information about some of the transistor radios produced by the company or for the company.
 
 

MODEL 488

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Model 488 transistor radio circa 1957. Frequency range: 540 to 1650 KHz. Current draw: 7 to 40 ma depending on volume level. (Image via E-bay)

 MOdel 455

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Model 455 Serial number 947, circa 1958; uses four, 1.5 Volt cells. (Image via E-bay)

Model 588

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Canadian Marconi, 8 transistor radio, model 588. Broadcast band only.  It uses the same circuit board as the Emerson Model 888 Pioneer radio, circa 1967. (Photo via E-bay)

MODEL 2000

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Model 2000 front view.
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Model 2000 inside view.
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Model 2000 nameplate. THis radio was made for Canadian Marconi in Japan. 
All photos in this table via E-bay. 

 

Model 2007

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2007 front view
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2007 rear view showing nameplate. 
All photos in this table via E-bay.

Model 2011

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Model 2011, six transistor radio. Tuning range: 540 to 1600 KHz. Audio output 120 mw.. (Ebay photos) 

Contributors and Credits:

1) E bay photos.
 
 


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