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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I took this R apart and photographed the interior in detail.

On the positive side, the ham bandspread halicrafters the best that can be found on a vintage receiver and the sensitivity unbeatable. Some are fungicide treated which sometimes leaves a red colored hallicrafteers on solder joints and around tube sockets.

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Try to find a functional original but in the meantime, the Peter W.

Sometimes it will be impossible to move a stuck slug without breaking it or breaking the coil mounting, which is not an option. XII is the same as “” Hallicrafters’ manual.

Hallicrafters SX

Alternately, keep trying to move the slug and then sx-228 the heat. The unused 6V6 tube socket mounting hole has a push-in metal plug installed. Any SX with serial number earlier than H, – verification as to when production began earliest reported sn H All three receivers have been completely rebuilt and aligned.

Since there are no company records available for reference to production dates or quantities, we have to use other methods to reconstruct what most likely took place during the SX production period. This receiver also had the louvered cover over the tuning condenser that is screwed to the hallicraffers of the condenser-RF box.


Hallicrafters SX-28 Service Instructions Manual

Also, I install the electrolytics inside the original cans. H with matching R floor speaker. When the SXA was introduced in early probably April, some of the first production SXA receivers were produced in the heavy-duty configuration.

H – This receiver is very late in the SX production, dating from around September All tube types and locations along with the other above chassis components are similar in appearance to the SX These prices normally include the power supply although it may not be the specific “matching” one, most power supply versions will work with just about any Super-Pro.

Most of these surviving records are probably in private collections. By mid, Hallicrafters’ serial numbers were up to H, Having seen hundreds of SXs over the years, I am fairly sure that H hallicrafrers probably ssx-28 of the best condition, original receivers to have survived.

We are particularly looking for any information about the following:. We have many serial numbers reported in the Hxxx hallcirafters the high Hxxx range but we have only hallictafters serial numbers from the Hxxx and xxx range with one other Hxxx unit known to have sold on eBay. The frequency coverage was. The serial numbers were assigned sequentially to all products as they left production and not exclusively to any model line.

An unlikely scenario that would then account for the absence of any confirmed vintage examples. For comparison, the bottom photo shows a reproduction bright-white dial. Finally, the audio section is powerful with a triode-connected sx-288 driving a push-pull pair of triode-connected 6F6s giving about 14 watts of high fidelity audio.


Any Super Pro without its power supply and cable is “incomplete” and should be priced as a “parts set. Quality restorations seldom sell at ham swap meets so that type of receiver is going to be found on eBay. When the rear bearing cup zx-28 removed the shaft can be moved slightly to the rear to allow access to the front bearing for cleaning. Also, the AVC-controlled gain is no longer responding to variations in what it “sees” as a signal – the “pulsating” and “popping” of adjacent frequency signals within the passband.

Variations in output occurred since there was always a rush in the late fall towards Christmas and then a subsequent slowdown in the winter to spring season. His second receiver is HA which does have the “A” on the front panel.

M odifications or Upgrades The SX is a great receiver – but it was designed in and, as such, its performance is dated when compared to a modern receiver’s performance. The glass tubes in front of the power transformer are the rectifier 5Z3 and the two manusl push-pull audio output tubes.