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Teleconda (Brand), Stevens Car Radio; Sydney.

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Name: Teleconda (Brand), Stevens Car Radio; Sydney.    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: teleconda
Products: Model types
Summary:

Stevens Car Radio
21 Fletcher Ave, Bondi, NSW

Brand:Teleconda

 

Radios with the brand "Teleconda" were manufactured by Paul Stevens.
​He was an active technical contributor to the Australasian Radio World magazine.

Founded: 1947
Closed: 1953
Production: 1947 - 1953
History:

The company was registered on the 15 January 1947 by Paul Stevens.[1]

He manufactured and sold complete radios and kitsets. In the 1950’s he marketed a “Car or Car-Home radio” called the Car-Lectric under the name of Stevens Car radio.[2]

Stevens advertised as a Radio Engineer and Consultant and contributed many technical articles to the Australasian Radio World magazine from 1942 and was Technical Editor from July 1948 till Feb 1949.[3]

From the February 1948 and October 1948 issues, various models were detailed and these models were available as kits, as well as completely built items such as; Teleconda 1, Teleconda 2, Telconda 3 and the Car-Lectric.

There were around 12 models produced in total.

Paul Stevens passed away in 1978.

[1] Duns Gazette (NSW) Feb 14, 1947, Page 93.
[2] The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW) Mar 28, 1953, Page 15.
[3] Australasian Radio World, Jul, 1948, Page 3.

 

This manufacturer was suggested by Stuart Irwin.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  48 R4841 6SA7GT  This model was available as a kit as well as fully built up.  The cabinet was bright ... 
AUS  47 Powerport 5Y3GT  This was a power supply designed to power portable receivers.  The metal rectifier us... 
AUS  47 Teleconda 1 EK2G  From an article by Paul Stevens in Australasian Radio World, April 1947, explaining the Te... 
AUS  47 Teleconda 2 EK2  From an article by Paul Stevens in Australasian Radio World, April 1947, explaining the Te... 
AUS  47 Teleconda 3 6J7G  From an article by Paul Stevens in Australasian Radio World, June 1947, discussing the con... 
AUS  48 Car-Lectric 6SK7  The Car-electric is a 5 valve, superhet with RF stage powered from 240 Volts AC or 6 Volts... 

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

[1] Registered. Duns Gazette (NSW) Feb 14, 1947, Page 93.tbn_aus_teleconda_1_duns_gazette_nsw_feb_14_1947_page_93.jpg
[2] The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW) Mar 28, 1953, Page 15tbn_aus_teleconda_2_the_sydney_moring_herald_nsw_mar_28_1953_page_15.jpg
[3] Australasian Radio World, Jul, 1948, Page 3.tbn_aus_teleconda_3_australasian_radio_world_jul_1948_page_3.jpg
Advert from Radio Science, Nov. - Dec. 1948tbn_aus_teleconda_public_1948.jpg

  
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