General Electric Clock Radio 518F

Circa 1954

The ideal wake to music radio for your bedside.

Above, the clean lines of this set stand-out in the white version seen here. The cabinet was also available in walnut and mahogany colored plastic.

Below, the chassis as seen without the back. There were a few different models that used this same cabinet design with different chassis. These differed mainly in the use of octal or miniature tubes, or a combination of both.

Tube line-up:

ID Type Function
V1 12BE6 Converter-Oscillator
V2 12BA6 Intermediate Frequency Amplifier
V3 12AV6 Detector-AVC-Audio Amplifier
V4 50C5 Beam Power Audio Output
V5 35W4 Rectifier


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