Tannoy Products, Cantebury Grove, West Norwood, London S.E.27
Tannoy specialised in the design of audio amplifiers, microphones
and loudspeakers. It is therefore a bit of a suprise to find that they also
produced a television. As far as I know, with the exception of this one model
they did not produce any other televisions or indeed radios.
||An unusal feature is the set produces a 6KHz whistle when operating without
a signal being present, intended as an alarm in case the viewer had fallen
asleep (!). Also claimed to incorporate a special line/frame sync that required
no user adjustment. Demonstrated at the 1938 Radiolympia. Versions with
radio and possibly a gramaphone also available at extra cost.
quoting a contemporary review published in the "Journal of the Television
Society" for December 1938.
||A Tannoy model, almost certainly the model 101, is described
in Wireless World magazine, 1st September 1938.
||The book "Historic Televisions and Video Recorders"
mentions a possible 12" radiogram model.