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Torotor; Charlottenlund

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Name: Torotor; Charlottenlund    (DK)  
Abbreviation: torotor
Products: Model types

Torotor (possibly 'Radiofabrikken Torotor'), Kollegievej 6, Charlottenlund (north of Kopenhagen, near Ordrup/Gentofte).
Torotor seems to has been one of the most important component supplier for the Danish radio industry.

Spezieller Abstimmkondensator bekannt.
Special variable Condenser known. Design and material from the late 1920's.

Who can update the beginning of Torotor with details?
Actually we know only a little part of the late history:
Because of Torotor production for German weapon systems in WW2 the building was blown up on January 2nd 1945 by 32 members of the group "BOPA" (Borgerlige Partisaner), by using of 400kg explosives.
On the other hand, the 'Danish Standard' company (DS Certificering A/S, now at the same adress) tells that Torotor was liquidated only in about 1965(?).

This manufacturer was suggested by Konrad Birkner † 12.08.2014.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
DK  27 Tuning Condenser straight line frequency   Straight line frequency tuning condenser. 
DK  53 3OF 5 C 09D 063 6SG7  Este kit se compone de 1 block de bobinas 3OF 5 C , de 5 bandas (OM mas 4 OC), chasis, dia... 


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Torotor FM-Tuner used in Austrian Radio
Wolfgang Grafeneder

Obviously the Austrian manufacturer HEA used a Torotor FM-Tuner for his first FM portable Trixi UKW built 1961/62.

Torotor; Charlottenlund
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