CANADIAN MARCONI HOME ENTERTAINMENT - MODELS 252FM and 253FM
Type: 14 tube, AF/FM superheterodyne receiver. 252FM is a table model with six pushbuttons.
The pushbuttons only operate in the broadcast band.
AM Broadcast 535 to 1725 KHz
Short wave night 5.85 to 10 MHz
Short wave day 11 to 18.5 MHz
FM Broadcast 88 to 108 MHz
Tube lineup: 6BA6, 6AU6, 6BE6, 6BA6, 6AL7GT, 3 x 6AU6, 6H6, 6AT6, 6C4, 6AQ5, 6AQ5, 5U4G
Audio power: 5 watts undistorted.
Speaker: Model 252FM - Elliptical, PM, 6" x 9"
Model 253FM- 12 inch dynamic
117 VAC 60 Hz 115 watts
117 VAC 25 Hz 130 watts
The phonograph in the 253FM consumes additional power.
Comment: Models 252FM and 253FM use the same chassis and schematic. In addition, the 253 also has a built in phonograph as illustrated below. Early models used a single speed record changer while later models used a three speed record change
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Contributors or References:
1) Canadian Marconi Service Manual - Volume 2