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Radiola (Egg Crate) 92X

Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd. (AWA); Sydney
Year: 1941/1941 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 4: 6A8G 6G8G 6V6G 5Y3G
Main principle Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 1 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 6 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Details
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 200-230; 230-260 Volt
Loudspeaker Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil) / Ø 5 inch = 12.7 cm
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: Radiola 92X - Amalgamated Wireless
Material Bakelite case
Shape Tablemodel, Mantel/Midget/Compact up to 14" width, but not a Portable (See power data. Sometimes with handle but for mains only).
Notes

From 1939 till 1941, AWA produced a range of Radiola radios with a simple, low decoration, Bakelite cabinet. One Radiolette version, Model 509M was also produced post WW2 in 1946.

This series of radios which were produced in a range of colours from 1939 till 1940 and brown from 1941 till 1946 have become known to collectors as the “Egg crate” models after the distinctive square holes in the speaker grill.

Readily available Colours were Ivory, Black, Walnut and Green.

Rare colours of Blue and Pink as shown in “Radio Days” by P Sheridan and R Singer, page 97, are known to exist and were possibly only manufactured in limited numbers for special Dealer/show promotions.

Radiola Models 84, 84X, 84Y8686X86Z9292X92Y and Radiolette 509M.

For the Model 92X, 4 Valve, AC powered, Superheterodyne, released in May 1941.

Chassis:

  • Aerial filter circuit
  • 3 position tone control.
  • Dark Celluloid Dial scale with a white dial pointer
  • Chassis also used in AGE C64MEX.

Cabinet:

Available in Walnut only.

 

Literature/Schematics (1) Radio & Electrical Retailer, Australia (3/9/42 P11 Also in Mingay's Radio Diagram & I.F. Index)
Literature/Schematics (2) - - Manufacturers Literature (The Fisk Radiola Technical Information & Service Data, Models 92Y, 84Y, 92X & 84X.)
Literature/Schematics (3) AWA Radiolette Book 1932-1949 (AWA Radiolette Book, Edition 4 2018, Page 254.)

Model page created by Stuart Irwin. See "Data change" for further contributors.



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