|Year: 1961/1962||Type: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner|
|Valves / Tubes||6: 6C12 6F18 6LD13 EM85 6P15 UU12|
|Principle||Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); 2 AF stage(s)|
|Tuned circuits||5 AM circuit(s)|
|Wave bands||Broadcast, Long Wave and Short Wave.|
|Power type and voltage||Alternating Current supply (AC) / 220-230 Volt|
|Loudspeaker||Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) - elliptical / Ø 7.5 inch = 19.1 cm|
|Power out||6 W (unknown quality)|
|from Radiomuseum.org||Model: TA462 - Murphy Radio Ltd.; Dublin|
|Shape||Tablemodel with Push Buttons.|
|Dimensions (WHD)||460 x 285 x 210 mm / 18.1 x 11.2 x 8.3 inch|
|Notes||In UK described as Export model in Company brochure.
Also made in Ireland at Islandbridge near Dublin as VHF not rolled out till 1962 - 1963
The UK piano Key Models had VHF-FM. Instead the Export model has Trawler Band 1.6Mhz to 3.1MHz
Keys/buttons L to R are:
Speech, Music, Off, Gram, LW, MW, Trawler
200mm(8") Ferrite rod for MW / LW.
Box chassis but PCB for switch unit with capacitors and coils.
Sockets for Aerial + Earth, Gram, Extension Speaker
No voltage taps.
Examples are usually missing a brass part on bottom front, that you wouldn't know was missing!
|Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)||6 kg / 13 lb 3.5 oz (13.216 lb)|
|Price in first year of sale||21.00 GBP|
|Source of data||- - Data from my own collection|
Model page created by Michael Watterson. See "Data change" for further contributors.
All listed radios etc. from Murphy Radio Ltd.; Dublin
Here you find 5 models, 2 with images and 4 with schematics.