Very collectible model 5000 1946 Northern Electric "Baby Champ", "Rainbow" or "Waterfall" tube radio in beautiful condition. The original hammered rose finish is in remarkable shape for it age. This set has been electronically restored and an aux cable input has been added. The AM radio works very well but you can also plug directly into your iPhone or other audio device such as a Bluetooth module. It has a small crack in the dial plastic that doesn’t take away from its beauty at all! At checkout, you will have the option of having an aux cord installed, Bluetooth Functionality or FM module included.
Explanation of options
- Base Original AM functionality: The radios original AM circuitry has been thoroughly inspected/refurbished and any out of spec components replaced.
- 3.5mm Aux input cord installed: in addition to the original radio circuitry refurbishing, a 3.5mm aux cord is installed so that an audio player, smartphone or Bluetooth module can be plugged into it. There’s a small microswitch installed, in a discrete as possible location, that allow the user to toggle between the original AM radio signals and the aux input such as Bluetooth.
- Input cord installed with Bluetooth module: Original circuitry refurbished, the 3.5mm aux cord installed and a Bluetooth adapter included. Radio will be able to receive Bluetooth audio.
- Input cord installed with Bluetooth and FM module: Original circuitry refurbished, the 3.5mm aux cord installed and a Bluetooth adapter included. Radio will be able to receive Bluetooth audio and also FM radio stations.