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Identity of orphan Scott speaker?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Norman S Braithwaite Mar 15. 4 Replies

Hello-In searching for the correct speaker for my AW23, I have found an orphan 12" Scott speaker.  It is not the one I need for my radio, but I will gladly trade it to anyone that can use it in…Continue

Modified Allwave 23 questions

Started this discussion. Last reply by David C. Poland on Sunday. 27 Replies

Hello-I just posted some questions about the Allwave 12 I bought last weekend and wanted to ask some questions about a second Scott radio I was offered, but turned down because I have some…Continue

Just acquired first EH Scott radio, an Allwave 12, and have some questions.

Started this discussion. Last reply by David C. Poland Dec 21, 2017. 5 Replies

Hello, and thank you for the opportunity to participate in this forum.  I have never signed up for a forum of any type before, so this is a new experience for me.  I have been interested in vintage…Continue

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Troy Taylor replied to Frank's discussion Barn Find Imperial Allwave in Westminster Cabinet
"I found the listing for this radio on an auction site.  Here is a picture of the referenced 1947 letter regarding overheated plates in the rectifier tubes. -Troy"
yesterday
David C. Poland replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Modified Allwave 23 questions
"Bruce - Also, refer to the electrical diagram. Continuity checks are a good indicator, and noting the resistance readings are in range is even better.  - plug the short cable into the left 5 pin socket (facing the rear of the speaker) which is…"
Sunday
Norman S Braithwaite replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Modified Allwave 23 questions
"If you have a known good speaker, compare readings between the two. Norman "
Saturday
Y2K Bruce replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Modified Allwave 23 questions
"I have a nice reconed AW23 speaker Troy and I are discussing for his AW23. How can I test the speaker toverify it does not have open circuits before I ship it to him? I am not very electrically minded but I think I can run tests on the amp plug…"
Saturday
David C. Poland commented on Troy Taylor's photo
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"This is the Scott speaker (by Rola) for the Scott 2-Dial of 1931, and also for the very first month or two of the !2 tube Deluxe introduced Spring 1932. It has a 5 pin plug as does the correct amp with a 5 pin socket. "
Mar 20
Norman S Braithwaite replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Identity of orphan Scott speaker?
"Yep, "Export" receiver speaker.  It is interesting that Scott Radio Laboratories was using the pre-war decals on this speaker but then again, they were employing unused parts procured for military contracts while telling stockholders…"
Mar 15
Kent King replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Identity of orphan Scott speaker?
"I can help with this, as I've got a couple of these. I have found this speaker used with the post-war Export receiver, although the Jones connector is a bit unusual and might be added. It is definitely a 1940s era Scott speaker, not…"
Mar 15
David C. Poland replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Identity of orphan Scott speaker?
"I do not recognize your 12 inch speaker. Appears to be a 2 wire permanent magnet speaker, despite the power resistor mounted in series with the voice coil.  I see your speaker is labeled E H Scott Laboratories, the name in effect until about…"
Mar 14
Norman S Braithwaite replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Modified Allwave 23 questions
"During WWII, the 83V tube was hard to obtain.  EH Scott Radio Laboratories recommended using a type 5Z3 tube on a temporary basis if an 83V tube was not available.  Today we should use the 83V or with a socket adapter (or rebased) a 5V4 or…"
Mar 13
Scott Seickel replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Modified Allwave 23 questions
"The 83v has a very low voltage drop across it at rated current.  The 5z3 and the 80 have a much higher voltage drop and will decrease your B+ voltage notably. "
Mar 13
Troy Taylor replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Modified Allwave 23 questions
Mar 13
Troy Taylor replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Modified Allwave 23 questions
"Hello- I had a chance to go through and sort/organize all the handwritten paperwork that accompanied this radio when I bought it.  One thing in the notes written by a former owner, probably in October 1948 assuming that all the notes were…"
Mar 13
Troy Taylor replied to Troy Taylor's discussion Identity of orphan Scott speaker?
"Additional photos."
Mar 13
Troy Taylor posted a discussion

Identity of orphan Scott speaker?

Hello-In searching for the correct speaker for my AW23, I have found an orphan 12" Scott speaker.  It is not the one I need for my radio, but I will gladly trade it to anyone that can use it in exchange for the speaker I am missing.  The pictures will show the details, but it is hard to read the numbers stamped on the identification plate in the photos.  The read as follows:MODEL12E1056PART85E2419Any assistance in identifying which model radio this speaker belongs to would be much…See More
Mar 13
Troy Taylor replied to John De Wit's discussion Scott Speaker
"Hello John- Sorry, I have no connections to anyone with a 15" speaker.  My entry into the realm of Scott radios is barely 3 months old and I still have quite a lot to learn.  This forum has provided me with the best information I have…"
Mar 13
John De Wit left a comment for Troy Taylor
"Hi Troy Are you able to provide any leads to help me locate the 15" Philharmonic speaker? Thanks John"
Mar 13

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At 12:02pm on March 13, 2018, John De Wit said…

Hi Troy

Are you able to provide any leads to help me locate the 15" Philharmonic speaker?

Thanks

John

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