Smart Speaker Ready To Go - Avocado Vintage 1955 Admiral Model Y1189 AM Vacuum Tube Clock Radio Nice Looking and Sounding!
Smart Speaker Ready: Smart Speaker not included. Plays from your Amazon Echo Dot ("Alexa"), Google Nest, or Apple Homepod wirelessly from over 30 ft. Includes 3.5mm to 3.5mm cable. Just plug in your Amazon Dot or connect wirelessly via Bluetooth. Works with any iPod, iPAD, iPhone, or Android. Switch from Smart Speaker to AM radio with rocker switch installed on back panel.
DESCRIPTION: If you are fantasizing about a sixties designer kitchen in (putrid) avocado green, this is the radio for you! Tabletop tube AM clock radio manufactured by Admiral in 1955 in very good condition and fair sounding. This is a four tube one Intermediate frequency transformer circuit design so performance is marginal. Need strong signal in order to receive. Able to receive one or two stations. Better as a streaming Amazon Dot player not radio. Amazon plays loud and clear. Cabinet back is original molded avocado green color. Front is a pea green molded color no painted. There is a small chip on the front top edge. All original everything! No repaints, repairs, or substitutions. Knobs are original and securely attached. This radio is over 60 years old! No dial light. Not designed with one but can be added for an extra charge. Clock works, keeps accurate time, and is very quiet no humming no buzzing no ticking noises. Alarm works. Sleep function works. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. The replacement power cable is securely attached. All paper and wax capacitors have been replaced with modern equivalents so this radio has another 50+ years or more of playing time! The tubes are working fine. All out-of-spec resistors have been replaced with modern correct value and voltage equivalents. There is no loud or pervasive hum. There is no loud or pervasive static between stations. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. No exposed wiring. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. Comes from non-smoking, mature, clean professional environment.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 10" x 5.5" x 5.5" (l x w x h)
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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