Vidor CN432
  • Battery: Vidor L5508 (90v HT) & Vidor L5041 (1.5v LT)
  • Wavebands: Medium 187-550m, Long 1052-2000m
  • Valve lineup: DK96, DF96, DAF96, DL96
  • Released: October 1955
  • Original price: 14 3s 6d (batteries extra)

The CN431 'Marquisa' preceded this set by just 6 months and, perhaps, this was intended to complement the lineup. The use of the rotary tuning dial is certainly cheaper to implement than a strung pointer and scale but does not look as 'classy'.

This model uses a ferrite rod aerial, rather than lid-mounted coils. A further point of note - the knobs appear to be green versions of those found on the CN430 'Lady Ann'. Indeed, the chassis appears to be a CN430 without the mains power components - note the large holes punched to the left of the speaker.

Extras

  • 'Newnes Radio & TV Servicing' Alignment Instructions & Schematic for the CN432

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Last updated 28th April 2005