CANADIAN MARCONI HOME ENTERTAINMENT -  MODELS 81, 82 and 83 

Type:   AC operated superheterodyne receiver. Model 81 has no magic eye tuning indicator. Models 81, 82 and 83 are fitted with different speakers.

Frequency range:

527 to 1625 KHz
1606 to 5200 KHz
5175 to 18070 KHz

Tube lineup:

Model 81 only: 6K7, 6A8, 6C6, 6K7, 6Q7, 6F6, 80
Models 82 and 83 only: 6K7, 6A8, 6C6, 6K7, 6Q7, 6F6, 80, 6E5

Audio power:  2.7 watts
Speaker:

Model 81 - 8 inch
Model 82 - 12 inch standard quality
Model 83 - 12 inch high quality.

Input power:

115 VAC 60 Hz  70 watts
115 VAC  25 Hz 76  watts

Circa: 1939
 
 

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Models 82 and 83 chassis view.
Also, looking for an image of the model 83. Contact: jerry.proc@sympatico.ca

MODEL 81 PHOTOS

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Model 81. This is the tombstone version of the radio in a dark finish. 
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Model 81 in tombstone cabinet with  blonde finish. (Courtesy Radio Attic)

MODEL 82 PHOTOS

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Model 82 - Front view
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Model 82 - rear  view
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Model 82 nameplate detail 
All model 82 photos in this table courtesy of Kijiji.ca
/marconi_burns_allen_ad_s.jpg This  Marconi promo ad features the model 82AC receiver. Click on thumbnail to enlarge. (From Macleans Magazine, Sept 15/36). 

 
 
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Model 82 service manual circa 1939. (Via Kijiji.ca)

 
 
 

MODEL 83 PHOTO

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Model 83. Ii appears to be a model 81 chassis but in a different  console style.  (From a Marconi sales brochure). Does anyone have an actual photo of the model 83? If so. please contact : jerry.proc@sympatico.ca
 
Contributors or References:

1) Canadian Marconi Service Manual - Volume 1

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