Radiomarelli  CHILIOFONO ( I)         

 

                                     (  30 type set  )

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Brand

Radiomarelli

Model

CHILIOFONO

Country

Italy

Year

1930

Frequency range

Medium Waves  (1500 560 Kc).

Tubes

24 - 24 - 24 - 24 - 27 45 45 - 80

Power supply

220 V. a.c.

Measure of the body

80 cm wide; 86 cm tall; 44,5 cm deep.

Overall dimensions

80 cm wide; 110 cm tall; 44,5 cm deep.

Weight

Kg. 63

 

Its the first radio phonograph produced by Radiomarelli.
The inside of the cabinet is divided into two separate areas: the upper zone contains the  radio frequency chassis, the lower zone contains the low frequency unit.
The low frequency unit chassis includes the amplifier, the power supply and the speaker.
The two chassis, which include also the speaker, were purchased from the American Bosch while the cabinet was made in Italy.

Chiliofono was produced in many versions, all with the same chassis but with different cabinets. Some versions have the classic front side with the exposed controls, others, as in this case, have two sliding doors in front of the controls.

This model can receive only the medium waves and works with direct amplification coupled cascade stage circuits.

The low frequency amplifier is a push pull arrangement.

The turntable, which works only 78 laps, has the pick-up with the interchangeable pin system, like a gramophone. The electric motor is a Paillard and the arm, in this case, is manufactured by Safar. A Radiomarelli manufactured arm was used in other radio like this.

              

                             

       

                            

   In some Chiliofono I version was used this   

   Radiomarelli arm :