CANADIAN MARCONI HOME ENTERTAINMENT -  MODEL 35, 36, 37 and 38 RADIO

These four receivers are treated as one group in the Canadian Marconi Service Manual Vol 1. It would have been so much easier if each model had its own document.

Model 35: 11 tube, AC operated, superheterodyne receiver .Broadcast band reception..
Tube lineup: 2 x 56; 3 x 58; 2 x57;  3 x 46; 1 x 82

Model 36: 13 tube AC operated superheterodybe receiver. Broadcast band and short wave reception. 10 to 550 metres (30 Mhz to 545 KHz respectively)
Tube lineup: 3 x 56; 3 x 58; 3 x 57; 3 x 46; 1 x 82

Model 37: 13 tube superheterodyne receiver. Broadcast band and short wave reception.
Tube lineup: 3 x 56; 3 x 58; 3 x 57; 3 x 46;  1 x 82

Model 38 , 11 tube, superheterodyne receiver .Model 38 is identical to the model 35 except for the transformer which is the same as
that in the  Model 35. The text in the service manual does not detail whether they are referring to the power transformer or the output transformer.

Audio power:  ? watts
Speaker size:?
AC input power ?:
 

Models 35, 36, 37 and 38 service data can be found here.

*** WARNING *** 

DO NOT clean the dial of the model 35 radio with water because the ink on the dial is water soluble ! If cleaning is necessary, only use a dry technique.  It is not known if the dials of the models 36, 37 and 38 use the same water soluble ink, however a high degree of caution is recommended. 


 
Model 35 front view
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Model 35 rear view
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Model 35 - top view of chassis. 
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Model 35 = Power transformer in upright position
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Model 35 - Bottom view of power transformer chassis. 
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Model 35 - This is what happens if the dial is cleaned with water. 
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Model 35 nameplate
All photos in this table by Sony Desrosiers

 
 
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Model 36 AW (All Wave) radio. This was a promotional giveaway set sponsored by the Montreal Star newspaper. It was supplied with a walnut cabinet. Circa March 1933. Download image to enlarge. (Image provided by Lewis Bodkin) 

 
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The Model 36  as it appeared in the Winnipeg Eaton's Fall & Winter 1932-33, Spring & Summer 1933 catalogues. Download image to enlarge. (Provided by Lewis Bodkin) 
 
Contributors or References:

1) Canadian Marconi Service Manual - Volume 1
2) Lewis Bodkin  <05bodkin555(at)gmail.com>
3) Sony Desrosiers <sonydesrosiers(at)hotmail.com>

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