Bluetooth Ready To Go - Wood 1963 Zenith Model K731 AM FM Vacuum Tube Radio Outstanding Condition and Sound!
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! Bluetooth receiver is attached with Velcro tape and can be easily relocated to front, back or either side.
DESCRIPTION: AM and FM vacuum tube radio with all hardwood cabinet. Popular model with a unmistakable mid century vibe. Has an Eames furniture look. Could almost be mistaken for a coffee table or foot stool in a tiny house! Wood cabinets and vacuum tube circuitry with AM and FM are a rarity and sought after for its high quality timeless appeal and functionality. Picks up AM and FM stations clearly and loudly up and down the dial without need for external wire antenna although FM dipole antenna wire is included for even better reception. Original cabinet of this radio is in excellent condition. The wood cabinet is intact no cracks, no chips, no major scratches or discoloration no cigarette burns. The original front grill burlap fabric and plastic chrome tuning surround trim are excellent condition no cracks, no tears no stains no discoloration. Some rub off chrome paint on edges of trim. The volume and tuning knobs are original matching plastic securely attached with minor paint loss. AM FM AVC slider selector switch works. All knobs are intact not broken and securely attached. This radio is over 60 years old! Tuning window dial markings are not faded. The unit powers on and off with a definite click. No dial light. Not designed with one. Original factory backing board is not missing. All out of spec 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. The original power cord and plug are in excellent working condition with no cracks, or splits or electrical tape repair. 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 16" x 8" x 10" (l x w x h)
COLOR: Teak-like wood cabinet with burlap grill fabric and aluminum trim
YOUTUBE VIDEO: here
ADD BLUETOOTH MP3: See info here
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: Wood
Country of manufacture: USA
Electronics: Mounted circuit board or chassis. Vacuum tube circuit.
Vacuum tubes: tested and working. Amplifier, converter, detector, pre-amplifier, rectifier