CANADIAN MARCONI HOME ENTERTAINMENT - MODELS 86 and 87
Type: 13 tube, AC operated, double conversion superheterodyne receiver with magic eye tuning indicator and a switch selectable 'Q' circuit. In the on position, it silences the receiver in the absence of a carrier. Today this function is called squelch.
Frequency range: The Marconi service manual does not provide a frequency range. However, the following can read from the picture of the dial
550 to 1600 KHz
1.8 to 5.4 MHz (est)
5.4 to 15 MHz. (est)
Tube lineup: 6K7, 6A8, 6C5, 6A8, 6K7, 6K7, 6H6, 6F5, 2 x 6L6, 6F5, 5Z3, 6E5
Audio power: 20 watts undistorted
Speaker size: 12 inches, however, the parts listing shows two different part numbers for the speaker. Twelve inches is assumed to be the size for the model 86.
115 VAC 60 Hz 158 watts
115 VAC 25 Hz 164 watts
Comment: The difference between the model 86 and 87 is not explained in the manual, however, it is assumed that the model 87 is the tabletop version of the receiver. Both models share the same chassis.
All the service sheets for Models 86 and 87 can be found here.
|Model 86 and 87 chassis view.. Looking for a photo of the Model 87. Contact: email@example.com|
MODEL 86 PHOTOS
|Model 86 front view 1|
|Model 86 front view 2|
|Model 86 - Clasp of dial|
|Model 86 rear view|
|Model 86 nameplate.|
|All Model 86 photos in this table by Stephen Dycha|
MODEL 87 PHOTO
|Model 87. (From a Marconi sales brochure). Does anyone have an actual photo of the model 83? If so. please contact : firstname.lastname@example.org|
Contributors or References:
1) Canadian Marconi Service Manual - Volume 1
2) Stephen Dycha
3) Ken Walsh <capestir(at)gmail.com>