Hallicrafters SX Serial Number H Here is the SX, as received. Chuck McGregor drew the following schematic, showing where the cut was, and . View and Download Hallicrafters SXA technical manual online. SXA Radio pdf manual download. View and Download Hallicrafters SX service instructions manual online. The Model SX Super Skyrider Receiver. SX Receiver pdf manual.
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They can do good work but often their schedules have them hurrying through jobs that should require attention to details. These are known as the SXA “indicator parts.
No doubt, National figured that the hams would leave the coils set for bandspread. You will find that now the adjacent frequency interference is greatly reduced since its strength compared to the tuned signal is reduced. I totally rebuilt this SX and the performance is incredible.
This is a step-by-step guide that can be followed as you rework the RF box. Latest Sc-28 serial number without “A” on front panel: It does not use the hallicraftesr front panel but has a black wrinkle finish panel with white nomenclature. Many sellers do take the time to carefully macro-photograph the tags or ID plate and this is invaluable information that is easy to retrieve.
All tube types and locations mnual with the other above chassis components are similar in appearance to the SX The oscilloscopes sometimes had built-in oscillators to create lissajous patterns for audio analysis of incoming signals Video output is from the 6V6 audio stage of the receiver.
Watch the height of the caps when mounting the replacements as clearance is tight.
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Also, note that the original power transformer was replaced sometime in this receiver’s past. Although H left the Hallicrafters’ plant in Februaryit was actually civilian purchase. Many SXs are in fairly rough condition after years of storage in less than ideal environments.
It is interesting that the very early SXs seem to be in two production runs as referenced to the serial numbers reported so far May The frequency coverage was. You will have hallicraftesr tune the desired signal “on the nose” for good copy. On some SXA and GRR-2 models a date was ink-stamped on the back of the condenser box when and if the receiver was fungicide treated. Serial numbers are easy to find, easy to share and they do offer meaningful information when combined with detailed observations of the receiver that the serial number belongs to.
This preserves the originality for future reference. I wrote a letter to Hallicrafters in that hallicgafters forwarded to Wilcox Instruments. It is numbered “” and has most of the changes shown on the schematic and in the circuit descriptions. Any Hallicrafters inspection tag information – these are paper-wire tags that are attached by twisting the wire wrapper onto the power cord.
The SXA is similar to rework, that is, requiring desoldering of the condenser connections, removal of three to four wires per coil chassis terminal board and a few wires that interconnect each section to allow removal of each assembly for capacitor replacement. Since all serial numbers were assigned sequentially, it doesn’t have to be an SX – ANY model Hallicrafters’ tag provides important build-date information.
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Seen on SN H Bandswitching frequency coverage is greater than any of the Super-Pro variations and would require optional coils to equal with the HRO. Before stripping paint, take the receiver out of the cabinet and remove the front panel.
The circuit utilized 15 tubes in a double preselection dx-28 on the top four bands and single preselection on the lower two bands. The S was advertised as a “panoramic receiver” and was an SXA with a panoramic adaptor with 5″ CRT mounted in a single, tall table cabinet.
A stenciled form was applied to the condenser box with all of the treatment information including the year.
The remainder of the alignment is standard procedure. The better your alignment skills are and the better your equipment is, the better your SX will perform after alignment. Additionally, the SX’s modern, styling was to compliment the receiver’s great performance.
These tags are dated and carry the assigned serial number.