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FADA 790 Series B AM/FM (1949)


FADA 790 Series B AM/FM (1949)

THIS RADIO HAS BEEN SOLD!
The FADA 790 was one of the first radios built after WWII that included the modern FM band. They were made in brown Bakelite and white Plaskon (much rarer of the two). This example is in wonderful restored condition and it works great on both bands. I have added a cable you can use to plug in your iPod/MP3/CD/Bluetooth by selecting the Phono switch position. The Series B version was an improvement over the initial design, and has eight tubes plus a ballast. I have sold several of both versions and have had no problems reported. You will be hard pressed to find a nicer example; the Plaskon case has no cracks or chips and no detracting scratches, dial is perfect, original grille cloth and new dial cover. Knobs still have lettering and are correct. Complete electronic restoration was performed, replacing electrolytic and paper capacitors, check & replace out of tolerance resistors, band alignment, adjust IF transformers to give peak performance, and testing tubes: replacing bad or marginal ones with good ones. Bluetooth receiver is available for an extra $30. Chassis pics are available, 90 day warranty applies. Weighs 10 lbs, 14"W x 9"H x 8"D.
FADA 790 Series B AM/FM (1949)
THIS RADIO HAS BEEN SOLD!
The FADA 790 was one of the first radios built after WWII that included the modern FM band. They were made in brown Bakelite and white Plaskon (much rarer of the two). This example is in wonderful restored condition and it works great on both bands. I have added a cable you can use to plug in your iPod/MP3/CD/Bluetooth by selecting the Phono switch position. The Series B version was an improvement over the initial design, and has eight tubes plus a ballast. I have sold several of both versions and have had no problems reported. You will be hard pressed to find a nicer example; the Plaskon case has no cracks or chips and no detracting scratches, dial is perfect, original grille cloth and new dial cover. Knobs still have lettering and are correct. Complete electronic restoration was performed, replacing electrolytic and paper capacitors, check & replace out of tolerance resistors, band alignment, adjust IF transformers to give peak performance, and testing tubes: replacing bad or marginal ones with good ones. Bluetooth receiver is available for an extra $30. Chassis pics are available, 90 day warranty applies. Weighs 10 lbs, 14"W x 9"H x 8"D.
Sold by Phil Bartells on May 27, 2015
Listed price on date of sale - $499.00
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