RCA Victor 54B2. Portable tube radio
Made in the USA by "RCA
Victor Radio Corporation of America, RCA Victor Division
Camden, N.J., U.S.A.". The exact date of manufacture of the
receiver is not known, but it is known that they began
producing in 1946. Dimensions 155 x 105 x 75 mm Weight
without batteries 1 kg. Housing made of metal with two
plastic covers. Power is supplied by two batteries.
Filament voltage - 1,5 v, battery type D (VS036, VS001),
the anode voltage - 67,5 V, battery type 467 Eveready
(VS016). Wiring is collected on four miniature radio
tubes type 1R5, 1T4, 1S5, 3S4 manufactured by RCA. On the inside
back cover is glued newsletter. The receiver is turned
on when you open the top cover. When you close the lid
presses the rod dip switch disconnects power to the
receiver. Inside the lid is a loop antenna.Under the hood is a knob,
and the right of the volume control.
I got the receiver in good working condition with a
working battery anode 67,5 v -
Eveready 467. Dimensions Battery 90
x 70 x 35 mm and weighs 340 grams. Also included was the
original owner's manual.
Video review of radios,
RCA Victor 54B2
Photos can be enlarged
The photo can be seen on
the right contacts loop antenna built into the top cover,
and between the shaft power switch receiver
The photo on the right home-made battery
anode, collected from eight batteries "PP3"