Vidor CN381
  • Battery: Vidor L5512 (90v HT) & Vidor L5040 (1.5v LT)
  • Wavebands: Medium 194-550m, Long 1040-1765m
  • Valve lineup: DK91, DF91, DAF91, DL92
  • Released: November 1948
  • Original price: 9 17s 6d (included batteries but purchase tax extra)

Vidor designed the L5040 battery especially for this set - described as a 'Personal' receiver. This mini set (a long way from the 351 Riviera of just 3 years before) switches on when the lid is opened - the switch can be seen in the picture on the left hand side below the fixing screw.

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Last updated 3rd July 2001