Broadcast Equipment

Random Voice of America Continental 420 Transmitter Meters
(MTR) KX24-AST
Random Voice of America Continental 420 transmitter meters. Sold as-is. Our choice. ACV, DCV, DCKV. Broken glass, movement unknown. 4-1/4" x 4-1/4" face. 5" deep.
$25 each
Westinghouse Meter
0 - 75 DC amps
(MTR) KX-24-75
Westinghouse meter. 0 - 75 DC amps. FS = 50mV. Must use shunt. 4-1/4" x 4-1/4" face. 5" behind. Spare for Continental 420.
$125 each
Westinghouse Meter
0 - 100%
(MTR) KX-24-100
Westinghouse meter. 0 - 100%. FS = 50mV. 4-1/4" x 4-1/4" face. 5" behind panel. Spare for Continental 420.
$150 each
Westinghouse Meter
0 - 150 DC amps
(MTR) KX-24-150
Westinghouse meter. 0 - 150 DC amps. FS = 50mV. Requires shunt. 4-1/4" x 4-1/4" face. 5" behind panel. Spare for Continental 420.
$125 each
Meter
0 - 10 kv
(MTR) 103111FAFA7YFD
Yokogawa ammeter. 0 - 10 kv. FS = 1 mADC. 4-1/4" x 4-1/4" x 5" behind panel depth. Used, removed from Continental 420.
$125 each
Plate Transformer
464v c.t. @ 3.5 amps
(TP) CE04-09-01
Continental Electric plate transformer. Used spare for Continental 420. 15 kv test. 60 Hz. Thermador P/N: CS6210. CE P/N: T13G.
  • Primary: 207, 218, 230, 242, 253v @ 60 Hz
  • Secondary: 464v c.t. @ 3.5 amps
  • Dimensions: 9-1/4" x 10-1/2" x 13"H
$375 each
Current Transformer
150/5 amp Ratio / 15kv Test / 95kv Impulse Test
(TM) CE09-03-02
Westinghouse current transformer for Continental 420. 150/5 amp ratio, 15kv test, 95kv impulse test. 25 - 60 Hz. 12" x 24". Used, checked. CE P/N: T16FTNF. Westinghouse P/N: CT-15.
$450 each
Filament Transformer
6.3v @ 40 amps
(TP) CE09-07-02
Continental Electronics filament transformer for Continental 420. Thermador P/N: CS9097. 15,000v test. T1T, T4T. Used, checked.
  • Primary: 230v @ 50/60 Hz (216, 224, 236, 242)
  • Secondary: 6.3v @ 40 amps
  • Dimensions: 5-1/4" x 6-1/4" x 7-1/2"H overall
$125 each
Filament Transformer
12v (13.55v DC) @ 240 amps
(TP) CE06-07-01
Continental Electronics filament transformer. Used. Spare for Continental 420. General Electric P/N: 96G263. CE P/N: T1B, T2B (on schematic).
  • Primary: 208 - 230v @ 2.9kva
  • Secondary: 12v (13.55v DC) @ 240 amps
  • Dimensions: 10" x 9-1/2" x 14"H overall
$850 each
Plate Transformer
1210v c.t. @ 3 amps
(TP) CE03-08-02
Continental Electronics plate transformer. 15,000v test. Used. Spare for Continental 420. Thermador P/N: CS6209. T12G in CE schematic.
  • Primary: 207, 218, 230, 242, 255v
  • Secondary: 1210v c.t. @ 3 amps
  • Dimensions: 9-1/4" x 10-1/4" x 10-1/4"H
$950 each
Filament Transformer
18.4v c.t. @ 326 amps
(TP) CE09-05-01
Continental Electronics filament transformer. 6 kva. General Electric, CEM-T1A. CE P/N: AX3397.
  • Primary: 208 / 240v @ 60 Hz
  • Secondary: 18.4v c.t. @ 326 amps
  • Dimensions: 9-1/2" x 13-1/2" x 14-1/2"H overall
$1,375
Filament Transformer
18.4v c.t. @ 320 amps
(TP) CE13-08-01
General Electric for Continental Electronics filament transformer. 6 kva. Spare for Continental 420. GE P/N: 950651. CE P/N: T1C, T2C, T3C, T4C on schematic. Used.
  • Primary: 208 / 230v
  • Secondary: 18.4v c.t. @ 320 amps
  • Dimensions: 13" x 9-1/2" x 14-1/2"H overall
$1,375 each - $1,200 (2+)
Smoothing Filter Reactor
5 Hy @ 1.6 amps DC
(CPW) CE04-09-03
Continental Electronics smoothing filter reactor. 5 Hy @ 1.6 amps DC. (Physically measures 12 - 13 Hy but less at full current like a swinging choke). 24 ohms DCR. 10 kv test. Spare part on Continental 420. Measures 9-1/4" x 10-1/4" x 10"H overall. Thermador P/N: CS15213. L1G in CE transmitter schematic.
$850 each
Smoothing Filter Reactor
10 Hy @ 1.6 amps DC
(CPW) CE12-07-07
Continental Electronics smoothing filter reactor. 10 Hy (measures 14 Hy). @ 1.6 amps DC. DCR = 21 ohms. 15,000v test. Spare part on Continental 420. Measures 9-1/4" x 13" x 10"H overall. Thermador P/N: CS15211. L1H, L2H in CE schematic. Used.
$875 each
Smoothing Filter Reactor
0.5 Hy @ 2.5 amps DC
(CPW) CE05-09-01
Continental Electronics smoothing filter reactor. 0.5 Hy @ 2.5 amps DC. (Physically measures 1.7 Hy). 4 ohms DCR. 15kv test. Spare part on Continental 420. Thermador P/N: CS15214. L2G, L3G in CE schematic.
$157 each
Plate Transformer
2500v / 2255v @ 1.6 amps
(TP) CE06-07-02
Continental Electronics plate transformer. 4.1 kva, 15 kv test. Thermador P/N: CS6243. CE P/N: T11H, T12H, T13H.
  • Primary: 219, 230, 240v @ 60 Hz
  • Secondary: 2500 / 2255v @ 1.6 amps
  • Dimensions: 14-3/4" x 11" x 15"H overall
$1,350 each - $1,200 (2+)
Plate Transformer
2960v c.t. @ 1 amp
(TP) CE12-07-02
Continental Electronics plate transformer. 7500v test. Spare for Continental 420. Thermador P/N: CS6208. T14H on CE schematic.
  • Primary: 228, 240, 252v @ 50-60 Hz
  • Secondary: 2960v c.t. @ 1 amp
  • Dimensions: 9-1/2" x 11" x 10"H
$950 each
Plate Transformer
1125 / 2250v c.t. @ 1.6 amp
(TP) CE03-08-01
Continental Electronics plate transformer. 15 kv test. Spare for Continental 420. Used. Thermador P/N: CS6211. T11G on CE schematic.
  • Primary: 230v @ 60 Hz
  • Secondary: 1125 / 2250v c.t. @ 1.6 amp
  • Dimensions: 9-1/4" x 12" x 11"H
$1,150 each
GEC Contactor
6600v @ 400 amps / 3 pole
(KO) CE12-07-01
Continental Electronics GEC contactor. 6600v @ 400 amps. 3 pole. Vacuum contactor, power vault. 13" x 13" x 11"H. Spare for Continental 420. Used.
$1,500
Modulation Transformer
(TA) AX3398
Continental Electronics modulation transformer. No specs. Measures: 9-1/4" x 9-1/2" x 13"H. Spare for Continental 420. CE P/N: CE-10-07-01. L12A on schematic notation. Used.
$1,800 each
Input Transformer
(TA) AX3397
ADC First Audio input transformer. Spare for Continental 420. Vintage, very old. 2-5/8" x 3-3/8" x 3-1/2"H.
$85 each
Modified HR8 Plate Capacitor for 4-1000A
(TUA) HR8-420
Modified HR8 plate capacitor for 4-1000A. Parasitic choke and plate capacitor for Continental 420 transmitter.
$75 each
Thyrite Disc Pile Arrestor
(RMO) K-6863558
General Electric thyrite disc pile arrestor for Continental 420. 6"D x 3/4"H. Continental P/N: CE12-02-07. CE M-PR1B, PR2B on schematic.
$75 each
Circuit Breaker
3 Pole / 20 amp / 250v
(CBK) 8E4925
Westinghouse circuit breaker. 3 pole, 20 amp, 250v. 4-1/8" x 4" x 9-1/2"L. Spare for Continental 420.
$75 each
Circuit Breaker
3 Pole / 550 amp
(CBK) CE02-05-01
Westinghouse circuit breaker. 3 pole, 550 amp. 8-1/4" x 5-1/2"H x 22"L. New, old stock for Continental 420.
$875
Circuit Breaker
3 Pole / 35 amp / 600v AC
(CBK) F3040
Westinghouse circuit breaker. 3 pole, 35 amp, 600v AC. 4-1/8"W x 4"H x 9-1/2"L. Used. Spare for Continental 420.
$125 each
Optimod-HF Audio Processor
(EQP) 9105A
Orban Optimod-HF audio processor. Unknown condition. Keyswitch removed. Surplus from VOA. 19" rack x 7"H x 12" deep. 2 available. Both seem identical.
$3,975 each
Time Overcurrent Relay
(KO) 121AC55AIA
General Electric time overcurrent relay. Vintage spare for Continental 420. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2"H x 8" deep. Condition unknown. Glass cover broken. Sold as-is.
$75 each
Gear Motor
115v AC / 1/15 HP
(MOT) CE10-05-01
Gear motor. 115v AC, 1/15 HP. Dual 5/8" shaft (each side). Used. Vintage spare parts for Continental 420. Requires 5µF capacitor. Continental P/N: MC3C, MC4C.
$75 each
Angle Gear Motor
115v AC / 1/15 HP
(MOT) NC1-34RHL
Bodine angle gear motor. 115v AC, 1/15 HP. Single 5/8" x 1-1/2"L shaft. Spares for Continental 420 Transmitter.
$63 each
Servo Amplifier Bronze Bushing
(SHW) CE03-05-05
Continental 420A servo amplifier bronze bushing. 5/16" bore. CEM-MC1E-001, MC2E-001.
$25 each
Bronze Gear
(SHW) CE01-05-04
Bronze gear, 100 teeth, 12 Diametral Pitch. 8.333"D, 3/4" bore, 1.94"D hub For "L" unit tuning drive. Boston Gear pn GB-1055. Continental P/N: B-226-65.
$195 each
Left Hand Reducer Clutch
(SHW) TW113A-300-DM5
Boston Gear left hand reducer clutch. 1750 input RPM, 0.12 HP input, 280 lb / in output torque. 1-3/4" center distance. 1/2" x 5/8" shafts. Spare part for Continental 420. P/Ns: DIP-003, CE06-01-02.
$735 each
1" - 30" Diaphragm Control
24v / 9 amps / 20 watts
(SWX) PQ-3
Mercoid / Dwyer 1" - 30" diaphragm control. Ultra-sens. 24v, 9 amp, 20 watts, 1P1T. New in box. Spare part for Continental 420.
$750 each
Door Interlock Switch
(SWX) CE05-03-06
Continental 420 door interlock switch. SPST contact that is made when door closed. 1-13/16" mounting center. General Electric P/N: 7460330-G4.
$35 each
Gates Radio Co. Vintage Interconnect Cable
(GAT) 927-8864-003
Gates Radio Company vintage interconnect cable. 15 gold pin connector head on one end, 14 gold pin connector head on other end. 17' 9.5" long, 1/4" diameter. Circa 1979.
$135 each
Gates Radio Co. Vintage Interconnect Cable
(GAT) 927-8864-002
Gates Radio Company vintage interconnect cable. 15 gold pin connector head on one end, 14 gold pin connector head on other end. 14' 10" long, 1/4" diameter. Circa 1979.
$125 each
Flash
Photo-Electric Control
(EQP) PEC504
Flash photo-electric control. 120 vac, 50/60 Hz. New!!
$350 each
"Gray" Broadcast Equalizer
(EQP) 602-C
"Gray" broadcast equalizer. Input Z= 4 positions (see pdf). Output Z= 150Ω. New old stock. Gates P/N: 723-0146-000.
$75 each
Microswitch Assembly
Push - Momentary
(GAT) 937-7705
Micro switch assembly. Push - momentary. White top or clear bottom. Activating a normally open SPST microswitch. Broad-caster green light / red light. Each paddle lit from beneath with lamps - 220v, 10 watt, threaded base. Gates P/N: 937-7705-001.
$119 each
"HARRIS" Metal Name Plate
(GAT) 646-0997
"Harris" metal name plate. Original transmitter issue. A real keepsake! 2 mounting pins (5-1/4" C-C) on back. 1-1/2" x 7-3/4"L. Harris P/N: 646-0997-000.
$99 each
Bearing Assembly
(SHW) 1304911
Bearing assembly. 1.5" square block. 4-1/4" overall length. Made in France for Broadcast industry.
$25 each
Magnecord Remote Control
(EQP) MAGNECORD
Magnecord remote control. New, old stock. 16 pin connector. Harris P/N: 730-1810-000.
$125 each
Equalizer Plug-In Module
(EQP) HAR0249-000
United Recording Electronics Industries equalizer plug-in module. Model 2109. New, unused. Gates / Harris P/N: 484-0249-000.
*** SOLD OUT ***
COXBOX Control Head
(EQP) COXHEAD
Cox Electronics COXBOX control head. Part of 700-0835-000.
$150 each
Interphone Station
(EQP) 4TA7A2
General Electric Interphone Station. For use in TV studio with G.E. cameras providing two-way communication between camera channel and other locations. New, unused. Includes manual. Gates P/N: 994-7404-001.
$45 each
Dual Satellite Controller
(EQP) DSC20
Broadcast Tools dual satellite controller. New, old stock.
$175
Tower Lighting Remote Monitor
(GAT) 994-5145
Tower lighting remote monitor. This is a simple current monitoring circuit that provides an adjustable output to almost any meter. Made for Gates / Harris Tower packages. Schematic included. Harris P/N: 994-5145-001.
$19.95 each
Gates Bstr Amp Module
(GAT) 900-0007-001
Gates Radio Company Crit. 1 Bstr amp module.
$25 each
Ground Hook
(EQP) HAR-938-4203
Broadcast Engineers "Ground Hook" for taking to ground potentially all of those nasty unknowns inside your transmitter. 5 foot long, 10 AWG insulated ground cable attached to a 11" long phenolic rod with a "J" hook. Made by Harris for distribution with broadcast transmitters.
$24 each
Peak Power Detector Module
(EQP) HAR992-3112
Harris peak power detector module. New, unused. Harris P/N: 992-3112-001.
$175 each
Lo Pass Filter
(EQP) HAR992-2856
Harris Lo pass filter. BFE10G. "BNC" female x "N" female.
$75 each
Harris Transmitter Monitor Cabinet
(HAR) 994-6738-002
Harris transmitter monitor cabinet. Includes power supply. New, old stock. 15" x 28" x 27"H.
$750
Vidicon Focus &
Deflection Coil
(EQP) 312213714S43
Vidicon focus and deflection coil......or is this a heater mechanism? 8 wires + 2 shielded cables. 2-3/8" O.D., 5" long, 1" I.D. Made for Harris.
$20 each
Output Level Module
(GAT) 992-4957-001
Gates / Harris output level module. Fuseholders and on / off switch not wired.
$95 each
Take Up Brake Assembly
(GAT) AG500/PR-10
Vintage Ampex Audio take up brake assembly. Ampex / Gates production stock. New, vintage surplus. Alt. P/N: 4030170-30.
$25 each
Turntable Selector Plate
(GAT) CB500/SP
Vintage Gates / Harris broadcast CB500 transcription turntable selector plate. 33 - 45 - 78; On / Off. This is NOT the CB-77 plate. Original production stock from Gates / Harris. Limited supply. 5-5/6" at widest point across x 3-11/16" tallest point across. 2" x 3/4" On / Off switch opening. Weighs 3 oz.
$25 each
Idler Arm Assembly
(GAT) IDLERARM
Vintage Gates / Harris Broadcast idler arm assembly for Transcription Turntable Models #CB-77 and CB-500. Post has slight oxidation on top due to age. Should not affect function. Production surplus. Limited supply.
$49 each
Brake Shock Relief Assembly
(GAT) 601/602
Vintage Ampex Audio brake shock relief assembly. Surplus Gates / Harris Broadcast production stock. Used in Ampex Models# 601-602 R2R equipment. New in original package. Ampex / AVC P/N: 4040160-10.
$15 each
Idler Arm Capstan Bushing
(GAT) AG350/BUSHING
Vintage Ampex Audio idler arm capstan bushing. Brass. 3/4" diameter head, 1/2" diameter bottom post (outside), 5/16" inside diameter. New, surplus production stock from Gates / Harris. Ampex / AVC P/N: 4200122-10. Gates / Harris P/N: 730-1204.
$15 each
352 Switch Rewind Pushbutton
(GAT) 120-014
Vintage Ampex 352 switch rewind pushbutton. A-H & H (Arrow-Hart & Hegeman) Electric for Ampex / AVC Division. 3/4 amp @ 125v DC, 1 amp @ 125v AC. SPST, NC. Found in Ampex Model 352 magnetic tape reproducer, among others. Gates / Harris P/N: 730-0108.
$15 each
Vintage Gates / Harris Plug-in Circuit Card
(GAT) 900-154
Vintage Gates / Harris plug-in circuit card. Playback, 150 Hz cue sensor for Criterion 80 tape machine. New stock from Quincy, IL.
$25 each
More Gates / Harris Equipment
*** All stock New / Unused ***
Part Number Description Gates / Harris P/N Price  
(EQP) HAR900-0196 Harris 1 KHz Cue Amp, 9p base, Cinch Plug,
2-1/4" x 2-1/2" x 3"H
900-0196-901 35.00 Add
(EQP) HAR992-2561 Gates Aural Amplifier 992-2561-001 195.00 Add
(EQP) HAR992-3284 Gates / Harris Preset I/O board 992-3284-001 25.00 Add
(EQP) HAR992-3435 Harris Mode Control Module PC Board 992-3435-001 95.00 Add
(EQP) HAR992-3801 Cue PC 8 KHz Module CC-3 with
3 relays E40-E1-Z4-V800
992-3801-001 125.00 Add
(EQP) HAR992-4054 Gates Circuit Board 992-4054-001 95.00 Add