BLUETOOTH MP3 Ready - Vintage 1949 RCA Victor Model 8X541 AM Tube Radio Popular Model In Its Day!
DESCRIPTION: Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by RCA Victor in 1949 in excellent+ working and physical condition. Picks up AM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial. No cracks, chips, or major scratches. This vintage radio has been modified to play music through a Bluetooth receiver that transmits through the great sounding original radio speaker. Bakelite cabinet is glossy brown color. Center gold metal design trim and tuning pointer is in excellent condition. Original factory molded color no repaints no over spray and no touch ups. None needed. Excellent original condition cabinet with no splits, or seams, abrasions, or missing pieces. Knobs are original and securely attached. No missing factory labels or stickers. This antique plays great without need of external antenna attachment. This radio is over 65 years old! All the dial numbers are crisp and clear. The tuning dial is clear no yellowing no missing center metal cap. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The tuning dial works fine. No slipping. 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. The original power cord and plug is in good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. 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 10.5" x 7" x 6" (l x w x h)
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BLUETOOTH MP3: This particular radio has been modified to play Bluetooth MP3. Plays MP3 with cable or wirelessly from any MP3 playing device over 30 ft. Includes 3.5mm to mono RCA cable. Just plug in your MP3 player or connect wirelessly via Bluetooth. Works with any iPod, iPAD, iPhone, or Android.Switch from MP3 to AM radio with rocker switch installed on back panel. Sounds great! See details: here.
Product: antique radio, vintage radio, retro radio, vacuum tube radio, AM radio, art deco, mid-century product.
Cabinet construction: Bakelite
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier