Motorola 56L2. Portable tube radio - superheterodyne.
Made in the USA by "Motorola Inc." in the mid 50s.
Dimensions 260 x 165 x 75 mm without handle the weight
without battery 2 kg. Power is supplied by two
batteries. Filament - 7,5 v, Eveready Battery type 717,
the anode voltage - 90 V, battery type Eveready 479.
Also provided for the mains AC voltage 117 v. Wiring is
collected on four types of radio tubes 1R5, 1U4, 1U5,
3V4. An interesting feature of this radio is that the
ferrite antenna built-in carrying handle. For
convenience, set the handle is made rotating in both
directions by 90 degrees. On the inside back cover sheet
is glued with a summary. Externally, the receiver is a
nice, fairly well preserved, and is in working
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Self-made a battery and their design. The
battery 7,5 v is collected from five batteries on 1,5 v
such as ÀÀ. The battery 90 v is collected from batteries
such as PP3 (6LR61).
The receiver is lower a photo with
original batteries (the photo are found in the Internet)