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David W
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K-345

Started this discussion. Last reply by David W Nov 20, 2020. 8 Replies

My dad had a repair & service shop with his brother in law in the early(?) 1950’s. I discovered a dusty chassis, which the plate states serial no. K-345Looks like Volume,Static Control, Tuning…Continue

 

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David W replied to David W's discussion K-345
"I hear you. Variac? I’m no expert but know too much to get in trouble. I also recall a big coil (antenna?) in a wooden base that could rotate. Was maybe 10-12 inches tall. I think I destroyed one tube (58, 8 pin. Some fatter than others).…"
Nov 20, 2020
Kent King replied to David W's discussion K-345
"Yes, an antenna switch, a small optional device. The fellow that had the set originally probably liked listening to both AM and the SW bands. I hope you are able to locate the amp and speaker too.  One word: do not attempt to operate the set…"
Nov 19, 2020
David W replied to David W's discussion K-345
"Also has a small stand-alone Broadcast/Shortwave selector switch with the two push connectors."
Nov 19, 2020
David W replied to David W's discussion K-345
"Well, that’s a great start. Now I know what it is! I do recall another piece, and maybe a speaker. Hopefully, I can find it. Appreciate the assist. And yes, the literature looks like mailings. David"
Nov 19, 2020
Kent King replied to David W's discussion K-345
"Yes, the set is 4 bands. AM and 3 SW bands. They are controlled by the lever under the dial window. The owner's manual is in the info archive here, that should tell you about the controls, tubes and the additional parts of the set I…"
Nov 19, 2020
Kent King replied to David W's discussion K-345
"Of, the Allwave 15 sets were introduced in April 1934 and were gone just over a year later. Any literature you have later is probably Scott mailings. The company often tried to get past owners to update/upgrade their sets. Kent"
Nov 19, 2020
David W replied to David W's discussion K-345
"Wooden knobs I think. The tuner display has 4 columns in the clear plastic, and banded white, black(?), red, and green."
Nov 19, 2020
Kent King replied to David W's discussion K-345
"David - From the serial number and tube count, you have a Scott Allwave XV receiver. There should also be an amp/power supply with 3 tubes and a 12in speaker. There are manuals and information here on the site in the "Scott Info Archive"…"
Nov 19, 2020
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K-345

My dad had a repair & service shop with his brother in law in the early(?) 1950’s. I discovered a dusty chassis, which the plate states serial no. K-345Looks like Volume,Static Control, Tuning knobs. Multi-position chicken head selector knob, and small push button at front. One knob on back side. Multi-pin connector snakes out the back. Pease advise what I may have. Guessing 12 tubes as those are under perferated shields. 7 huge non-perforated shields, and two caps(?).Guessing serial tells…See More
Nov 19, 2020
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