Amplion Two Screen Grid Portable

Amplion, Alfred Graham & Co. (Algraphone); London

  • Year
  • 1930 ?
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • ID
  • 347001

 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 4
  • Main principle
  • TRF (Tuned-Radio-Frequency but use of regeneration unknown); Screengrid 1926-1935
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast (MW) and Long Wave.
  • Power type and voltage
  • Storage and/or dry batteries
  • Loudspeaker
  • -Loudspeaker incorporated, but system not known.
  • Material
  • Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
  • from
  • Model: Amplion Two Screen Grid Portable - Amplion, Alfred Graham & Co.
  • Shape
  • Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
  • Notes
  • In the Amplion Two Screen-grid Portable, there is a true example of Amplion development, as several new features are introduced.

    Chief amongst these is the successful use of two screened-grid stages, which fact tends more than any other to make this portable the really wonderful receiver it is.

    Whilst the set is easy to tune yet its ability to receive distant stations is astounding. The selective properties of the set in no way detract from the volume which it will give, as the specially matched speaker working from the Pentode output gives a wonderfully rich tone such as can rarely be expected from a receiver of the Portable type. 

    Available in either a suitcase cabinet or in a house transportable type of cabinet.

  • Price in first year of sale
  • 24.75 GB £
  • Mentioned in
  • -- Original prospect or advert (Wireless Trader 2nd August 1930 page 26)
  • Literature/Schematics (1)
  • -- Original prospect or advert (Wireless Magazine, May 1931, 352.)
  • Author
  • Model page created by Clive Forder. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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