CANADIAN MARCONI HOME ENTERTAINMENT -  MODEL 196 and 197 RADIO

Type: 5 tube, superheterodyne receiver. :

Model 196 is the tabletop version and has a 6 inch dynamic speaker
Model 197 is the console version and has a 10 inch dynamic speaker

Frequency range: Broadcast band - 535 to 1740 KHz; Shortwave- 5.65 to 16 MHz

Circa: 1940/1941
Tube lineup:  1A7G 1N5G 1N5G 1H5G 1Q5GT
Audio power: 200 mw

Input power: 1.5 and two 45 volt batteries in series
                      'A' battery current is 0.3 amp
                      'B' battery current is 12 ma
Dimensions: 17" W x 8.5" D x 8" H  i

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Model 196 - Front view in mahogamy cabinet. 
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Model 196 - Rear view.
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Model 196 in a dark finish cabinet. 
Photos via E-bay

 
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Marketing brochure for the Model 196 radio. (Image via E-bay)

Model 197

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This is an ad for the Model 197 radio onviously ttargetted to a French Canadian marketplace. (Image via E-bay).

Does anyone have an actual photo of the Model 197 ? If so, please contact: jerry.proc@sympatico.ca

Contributors or References:

1) http://www.radiomuseum.org/r/canadia_ma_196.html
2) Canadian Marconi Service Manual Vol1
 

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