RCA 648PTK Projection TV



Year: 1947 Deflection: Magnetic
Production: 3,492 Focus: Electrostatic
Original Price: $1,206.05 HV Type: Flyback
Tube Count: 42 CRT: 5TP4



The RCA 648PTK was announced on August 27, 1947,production was 992 units in 1947 and 2500 units in 1948, the selling price was $1,206.05. Tambour doors hide the projection screen when not in use, a feature found in many high end sets of this era. A 3 band radio is housed in the left side pull down door under the screen. The projection system is the same PTU-1 unit used in all of the RCA projection sets.


Rear view showing the full wooden framed back, reminiscent of some pre-war sets.




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