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Hacker Radio Ltd., Maidenhead

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Name: Hacker Radio Ltd., Maidenhead    (GB )    
Abbreviation: hacker  
Products: Model types  
Summary: Hacker Radio Ltd. began production in 1960 in Maidenhead and went into receivership in 1975. The company was sold and changed it's name to Hacker Sound Ltd. Production moved from Maidenhead to Bournemouth shortly afterwards. See entry for Hacker Sound Ltd. for further information.

 
Founded: 1960
Closed: 1975
Production: 1960 - 1975
History:
 

This manufacturer was suggested by Juan Antonio Pardo-Alonso.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
GB  73 RP74MB BF195  Equivalent to Black Knight RP74 model, but includes power supply for 240V line in addit... 
GB  68 Hunter RP38 BF184  Black leathercloth covered wooden case. Automatic AFC on FM. Elliptical loudspeaker 8 x 5 ... 
GB  61 Mayflower RV14 ECC85  FM only 88-108 MHz. Westinghouse full wave selenium rectifier. Elliptical loudspeaker 10 x... 
GB  69 Gondolier GP42 ECL86  Fitted with a Garrard SP25 Mk II single play deck but it was also available with a Garrard... 
GB  68 GAR1000   Class A 10 W rms per channel with 15 ohm speakers or 15 W per channel class AB with 8 Ohm ... 
GB  74 Super Sovereign RP75-MB   1 IC, 7 diodes. 7 x 5 inch loudspeaker. Sockets for AM and FM aerials, tape recorder and e... 
GB  62/63 Mini-Herald RP17 AF117  6 × 4 inch elliptical loudspeaker. Sockets for earphone and external aerial. 
GB  75 Silver Knight RP76MB   This is essentially the same set as the Black Knight but has the addition of a stereo deco... 
GB  77 Cassette Sovereign RPC1   This is basically the Sovereign 3 with the addition of a cassette recorder/player. 
GB  73 Sovereign 3 RP72   Transistors: AC187, AC188, BC148, 4× BC149, BC159, BC194, BCX34, 7× BF194, BF195, BF314.El... 
GB  64 Sovereign RP18 AF117  8" × 5" elliptical loudspeaker. Sockets Input: external aerial, gramoph... 
GB  64 RP31SW AF117  Elliptical loudspeaker 8 x 5 inch. 

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