RCA Victor BP-10 "Personal". Portable tube radio
- superheterodyne. Made in the USA by "RCA Manufacturing
Company, Inc. Camden, NJ, USA". The exact date of
manufacture of the receiver is not known, but it is
known that they began producing in 1940. Dimensions 225
x 93 x 76 mm Weight 1.6 kg without batteries. Metallic
housing, the lower lid and metal and plastic top. Power
is supplied by two batteries. Filament voltage - 1,5 v,
- Eveready Battery 950 (type D), the anode voltage -
67,5 V, - Eveready Battery type 467. Wiring collected on
four types of vacuum tubes 1R5, 1T4, 1S5, 1S4
manufactured by RCA. On the inside back cover pasted
leaflets. The receiver is activated 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 lid is a decorative grille,
and the tuning knob and volume control.
The receiver has got me in good working condition.
For demonstration I use a modern battery 1,5 v such as D,
and a homemade battery anode collected from 8 to 9 v
batteries such as PP3.
Video review of radios,
RCA Victor BP-10
Photos can be enlarged
The original b-battery Eveready 467 has
the dimensions 90 x 70 x 35 mm and weighs 340 grams.
The photo on the right home-made battery anode,
collected from 8 to 9 v battery type PP3
electrical circuit of the radio RCA Victor BP-10
Photosfrom the magazine"Radio