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Bland Radio Ltd; Adelaide

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Name: Bland Radio Ltd; Adelaide    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: blandradio
Products: Model types

Bland Radio Ltd, Coromandel Pl., Adelaide, South Australia.

Used the brand Operatic.

Production: 1936 - 1955

This manufacturer was suggested by Stuart Irwin.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  68 Public Address System [20 watts with 6BQ5 output valves] 6AN7  The 1968 date is approximate within a few years as around 1968 the company began using dif... 
AUS  55 Speaker School Class Room   Bland Radio (Operatic) was the contracted supplier for Public Address systems in schools i... 
AUS  64 Public Address System 6CA7  Came from South Australian country Football Club 
AUS  71 Portable Public Address Amplifier TRD30   Unit was supplied with 2 Speaker cabinets which had 2 x 8 inch Speakers in each.   
AUS  68 Public Address Amplifier [60W with 6CA7 valves] 6CA7  Age is approximate within a couple of years as around 1968 as Bland began using diode rect... 
AUS  37 Operatic PR5DWA AK2   
AUS  36/37 Operatic ACDCDW CK1   
AUS  36/37 Operatic 05DWA AK2   
AUS  36/37 Operatic B5 KF2   
AUS  36/37 Operatic BV5 KF3   
AUS  37 Operatic BV5DW KK2   
AUS  61 School public address system   School public address system mounted in a 19” rack. Comprising; Turntable Broad... 


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

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