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EIL (Electronics Industries Limited); Melbourne

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Name: EIL (Electronics Industries Limited); Melbourne    (AUS)  
alternative name:
Eclipse Radio Pty Ltd || Radio Corporation Pty Ltd
Brand: EIL; Melbourne
Abbreviation: electronic
Products: Model types Tube manufacturer
Summary:

Electronic Industries Limited (EIL)
21 Sturt St., South Melbourne.
126-130 Grant St., South Melbourne.
Astor House, 161-173 Sturt St., South Melbourne.

Electronic Industries Limited (EIL) was formed in 1939 by Louis Abrahams & Arthur Warner as a holding company to consolidate their various companies under one umbrella. In 1959 Pye Limited (UK) aquired a large minority interest of EIL. EIL and its subsidiaries were taken over by Philips Industries Holdings Limited Australia  (Philips) in 1970. EIL was still functioning as an inactive subsidiary of Philips in 1980.

Founded: 1939
Production: 1939 -
History:

Electronics Industries Limited (EIL) was formed in 1939 by an issue of shares for the purpose of acquiring the controlling interest in the following companies:-

Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd. (Astor) (1929)
Homecrafts Pty., Ltd. (1926)
Eclipse Radio Pty., Ltd. (Peter Pan & Monarch) (1938)
A.Z. Radio Pty., Ltd. (Essanay) (1938)
Ferrocart (A/Asia) Pty., Ltd. (1935)
Neutrodyne Pty., Ltd. (1928)
Universal Guarantee Ltd. (1928)

Other companies that were included in the EIL fold after 1940 are as follows;-

National Radio Corporation Ltd. (1940)
Pye Electronics Pty., Ltd.
Pye (Australasia) Pty., Ltd.
Gainsborough Furniture Pty., Ltd.
Electronic Industries Imports Pty., Ltd. 
(Representing in Australia Collaro Ltd.record changers)General Dry Batteries Pty., Ltd. (1947)
Overseas Patent & Licensing Service (OPALS)
Anodeon Pty., Ltd.
 (TV picture tubes, semi-conductors & Anocap capacitors) (1953)
A.W. Jacksons Pty., Ltd. (Precedent & Democrat) (1955)

 

This manufacturer was suggested by Stuart Irwin.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  60 JYT 6ES6  This hybrid car radio was designed for positive chassis vehicles. 
AUS  62 Holden All Transistor PN-C2B 2N412  This push button tuned car radio was specifically designed for the Holden model EJ. 
AUS  60 JYS 6ES6  This push-button tuned radio was designed for negative chassis vehicles. Illustration o... 
AUS  62 Holden All Transistor MN-C2B 2N412  This manually tuned car radio was specifically designed for the Holden model EJ. 
AUS  58 Superheterodyne Two Unit Car Radio Receiver AQJ 6ES6  Output transistor alternatives refered to in Service Bulletins AQJ-3 & AQJ-6. 
AUS  62 JQV 6AJ8  Unusual circuit where the triode section of the 6AJ8 is used as an RF amplifier and the... 
AUS  60 JYQ 6ES6  This hybrid car radio was designed for negative chassis vehicles.  Manual tuning. 
AUS  60 JVT 2N484  Illustration on Service Data sheets is a "Simcamatic Deluxe" for a Simca Aronde ... 
AUS  60 JXQ 6ES6  This hybrid car radio was designed for negative chassis vehicles. 
AUS  60 JRV 6ES6  This hybrid car radio was designed for negative chassis vehicles. 
AUS  60 JTW 6ES6  This hybrid car radio was designed for negative chassis vehicles. Illustration on Servi... 
AUS  60 JTS 6ES6  This hybrid car radio is designed for negative chassis vehicles. 

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

Letter head for Air Chief car radios 1968tbn_aus_ei_airchief_letter_head_1968.jpg
Opening of CRT factory in November 1956. The Argus (Vic.)3 Nov 1956 Page 22tbn_aus_electronic_the_argus_vic._3_nov_1956_page_22.jpg

  
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