CANADIAN MARCONI CAR RADIO - MODELS 291 and 294
Types: Model 291 has manual tuning only.
Model 294 has four preset tuning pushbuttons
Frequency Range: 535 KHz to 1550 KHz
IF: 456 KHz
Tube lineup: 6A8G, 6K7G, 6Q7G, 6F6G, 6X5G
Audio output power: 2 watts
Dimensions: 11.125 in long, 6.875 in wide and 5.5 in deep
Power input 6 VDC @ 7 amps.
Comment: Canadian Marconi first used the model designators 291 and 294 in 1938 for car radios. For an unknown reason, they decided to apply the same model numbers to two tabletop radios built in the early 1950s.
|Model 291 This is how the radio was installed - it attached to the steering column. There were no holes that needed to be drilled.|
|The Model 294 with external, 8 inch, electrodynamic speaker . It has four pushbutton automatic tuning.|
|Photos via E-bay|
|291/294 advertisement Found in Radio Tradebuilder Magazine 1938|
Contributors or References:
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