TELEFUNKEN Orchestra 53
Orchestra 53 and AEG 2083 are exactly the same device under a different
1953 it was Telefunken's top quality model. The brand was one of the most
prestigious german companies.
example is the FM oscillator stage for which an expensive ECC81 tube with
high gain was employed.
this business card to introduce it, this device cannot but save some great
surprises for us.
|Here are some pictures of the AEG 2083. As you can see, but for its front logo, there is no difference compared to the Orchestra 53.|
to my Telefunken Concertino TSs review where I argued that the peculiar
tuning lever and its fly-wheel reminded me of Fellini.
Superheterodyne IF: 468/10700
1 Electrostatic Tweeter
26 x 17.3 x 11.4 inch
weight: 36 lb 5.5 oz
Inside the cabinet there is a dipole for FM reception and a ferrite rotating aerial for AM reception.
sensitivity with internal aerials is very good.
This unit was in fact produced in a period when there were not many radio stations and those available fairly apart from each others.
aerial can be rotated from the outside to achieve a perfect tuning of
the device in the AM.
TONE CONTROL WITH LEVEL INDICATION
The tones control system is very efficient. Above the large tone control knobs there is a band that lights up gradually indicating the emphasis on the band on which it acts.
CONTROL TUNING BETWEEN AM AND FM
tuning system is another gem.
The movement is transferred to both mechanisms with a system of pulleys and separated gears
|The tuning indicator is new|
high left side corner we find the magic eye that indicates the perfect
are three loudspeakers, which I have already described in the initial
accidentally deleted the pictures taken while I was restoring and calibrating
I only still have the two that are posted down below.
|La consueta, bellissima notturna finale|
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