CANADIAN MARCONI HOME ENTERTAINMENT -  MODEL 289 RADIO

Type: 5 tube AC/DC superhetrodyne receiver.
Frequency range: 540 to 1720 KHz
Circa: Listed in the Radio College Of Canada service manual supplement 1950-51
Tube lineup: 12BE6, 12BA6, 12AT6, 50B5, 35W4
Audio power: 0.7 watts
Speaker: 4 inch dynamic
Input power: .117 VAC, 25/60 Hz 0.25 amp or  117 VDC

Cabinet styles:

289 - White bakelite with red metal front
289A - Brown bakelite with gold metal front.
 
 
 


 
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Model 289  with wooden cabinet. Caveat -  The 289 data at the Radiomuseum.org site does not show the 289 as being provisioned in a wooden cabinet. It's in the realm of possibility that this 289 chassis has beeen retrofitted into a wooden cabinet. Can this be verified? 
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289 rear view odf chassis
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289 chassis stamping with nameplate data.
All photos in this table by Lewis Bodkin

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Model 289A in bakelite cabinet. (Image by Canadian Marconi)
 
Contributors or References:

1) Canadian Marconi Service Manual - Volume 2
2)  Lewis Bodkin  <05bodkin555(at)gmail.com>
3) https://www.radiomuseum.org/r/marconi_ca_289.html

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