Eddystone 680X Desktop Shortwave receiver

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The Eddystone 680X replaced the similar 680/2. The 680X has a 6BE6 for V3 rather than the 7S7 found in the 680. It also adds a crystal filter and product detector. Ranges: .48-1.12, 1.11-2.5, 2.5-5.7, 5.3- 12.5 and 12.3-30 MHz. Note headphone jack on the side.

Frequency range

RX-range
480 kHz - 30 MHz in five bands
TX-range
-
HAM bands
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Stability
-
Tuning steps
-
Filters
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Receiver

Modulations
AM   CW  
Sensitivity
-
Selectivity
-
Receiver system
Single Conversion Superheterodyne, 15 tubes
IF-frequencies
-
Image rejection
-
Audio output
-

Transmitter

Modulations
-
RF-Output
-

Connections

Antenna
-
Impedance
50 Ω

Electrical

Power requirements
Mains
Current drain RX
80 W
TX
-

Physical

Dimensions (w×h×d)
426 × 222 × 381 mm (16.77 × 8.74 × 15.00 in)
Weight
21.30 kg (47.0 lbs)
Form factor
Base Station
Manufactured
Between 1952 and 1962 in Great Britain
MPN

Other features

Memories
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Usage
Amateur / Ham radio operators
Features + options
• ¼" Head. Jack • S-Meter • Rack Handles • Calibrator 100 kHz • RF Gain • BFO ±3 kHz • Mute • 140:1 Tune Ratio • Standby • NL • Dial Lamp • Dimmer (back panel) • AVC ON/OFF • Flywheel Tuning
Accessories
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Manuals, diagrams and brochures

Eddystone 670X Instruction Manual submitted by RigReference
Eddystone 680X High resolution circuit diagram submitted by RigReference
Eddystone 680X Redrawn Circuit And Other Info submitted by RigReference
 
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  • GBP 126.00
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GBP 15.00 Used / Fair 2006 valveheadroger
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