Bluetooth Ready To Go - Pink and White 1957 RCA Model X-4HE Vacuum Tube AM Radio Works Great Dual Speaker Sound!
BLUETOOTH: This radio original vacuum tube circuitry is retained, repaired, and modified to play Bluetooth as well as AM radio. The internal circuit is not gutted. Repeat: the internal electronics have not been gutted and replaced with modern electronics. All modifications are reversible. In Bluetooth mode, plays Bluetooth wirelessly from any iPhone, iPad, Android, Huawei, Google phone, etc over 30 ft. Only through Retro Radio Farm, Bluetooth circuitry is completely internal and integrated with the original AM receiver inside the radio! No external plugs, cables, or peripheral devices! Switch from Bluetooth to AM and radio and back to Bluetooth with rocker switch installed on back panel. Pairs within seconds. No batteries to recharge! Sounds great! No noise from Bluetooth circuitry!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop vacuum tube AM radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1957 in excellent working and physical condition.
CABINET CONDITION: There is a repaired chip on the back right top edge. No other cracks, chips, or missing pieces. Front white grill is in excellent condition. Front aluminum fascia is in excellent condition no dents no dings no waviness securely attached.
WORKING CONDITION: Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need of external antenna attachment. Dual speaker design which is uncommon among tabletop radios of this era.
LOGO: No missing logo. Filteramic badge is in excellent condition.
KNOBS: The original knobs are in excellent condition no cracks no chips. Not missing gold metal center caps. Usually one or both gold metal caps are missing.
LETTERING: No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on tuning dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine and smooth no slipping. Red tuning pointer is in excellent condition.
DIAL LIGHT: Dial light works and lights brightly.
SOUND QUALITY: There is no loud or pervasive hum. There is no loud or pervasive static between stations unless you operate near modern megahertz devices. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications.
INTERNAL ELECTRONICS: All out of tolerance paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! Both intermediate frequency transformers (IFTs) have been rebuilt to ensure clear static free operation in the future. The tubes are working fine. All out-of-spec resistors have been replaced with modern correct value and voltage equivalents. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection.
BACKING BOARD: No backing board. The back is made of molded pink plastic.
POWER CORD: The original white power cord and plug are in excellent original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring.
FACTORY LABEL: No missing factory labels.
PROVENANCE: Previous owner resided in Stamford, Connecticut area. This particular radio was acquired locally in-person from an estate disposition professional. It was gently used then stored in a dry cool environment for a long period of time. No evidence of prolonged exposure to cigarette smoking, moisture, or pets.
COLOR: pink and white
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DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12.5" x 6" x 7" (l x w x h)
WEIGHT: 3 lbs 13 oz
ADD SMART SPEAKER: See info here
ADD DIAL LIGHT: See info here
Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: plastic
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier