Radio, RCA Radiola 20; Radio Corporation of America (RCA); 1925; Unknown
Radio, RCA Radiola 20About this object
This is a 'state of the art' 5 valve TRF Radiola 20 Receiver, introduced by RCA (Radio Corporation of America) in 1925. Comprising of two neutralised RF stages with ganged tuning, aregenerative detector and two audio stages. The original valves are lit by dry cells instead of the usual lead acid batteries. Prior to 1925, RCA had not included a TRF receiver in their line but had concentrated on simpler sets.
The RCA Radiola 20 needs an external speaker attached for it to operate. RCA manufactured the Radiola 104 Speaker for this purpose.
organic, processed material, vegetal, wood
inorganic, processed material, synthetic, plastic, bakelite?
inorganic, processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass
Printed onto brass plate of the front of the radio 'RCA RADIOLA 20 RADIO CORPORATION OF AMERICA'Measurements
h 1070 mm x w 480 mm x d 410 mm
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