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Cadet Radio Co. (Australian sound systems), Abbotsford, Melbourne

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Name: Cadet Radio Co. (Australian sound systems), Abbotsford, Melbourne    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: cadetaus
Products: Model types
Cadet Radio Co. was at 65 Park Street Abbotsford, Melbourne. There are seven models known.

Cadet Radio Pty Ltd was registered in March, 1947. Prior to this the company had carried on business since 1936 as Australian Sound Systems. In June 1948, Radio Corporation, a subsidiary of Electronic Industries Ltd. concluded negotiations for the purchase of the assets of Cadet Radio Pty Ltd.

Founded: 1936
Production: 1946 - 1948

This manufacturer was suggested by Stuart Irwin.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  46 M5 [1946 version.] 6J8G   
AUS  46/47 P5 1P5GT   
AUS  46/47 EBS 6J8G   
AUS  46/47 GMA 6J8G   
AUS  46/47 GPE 1T4   
AUS  46/47 GEA 1C7G   
AUS  47 M5 [1947 version.] 6J8G   
AUS  44 V5 Amenities Receiver 1M5G  The V5 Amenities Receiver was intended to radio news and music to servicemen during WW2... 
AUS  48 Public Address Amplifier A13 5V4G   


Further details for this manufacturer by the members (rmfiorg):

From the “West Australian”, (WA), May 30, 1947.tbn_aus_cadet_ad_1947.jpg
Factory Fire From the “Advocate”(Tas.) April 26, 1948.tbn_aus_cadet_fire.jpg
Cadet purchased by Electronic Industries June 1948. From the Argus(Vic.) June 22, 1948.tbn_aus_cadet_takover.jpg
Note the mention of Australian Sound Systems. From the “Daily News”, (WA), January 4, 1947.tbn_aus_cadet_ad_1947_2.jpg