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A51L/8-CW Ch= series 8

Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1966 Category: Television Receiver (TV) or Monitor
Valves / Tubes 12: 6ES8 6HG8 6U9 6X9 6Y9 6GW8 6JW8 6GV8 6CM5 6AL3 1S2 unknown_CRT
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 1N295 1N66 1N66 1N294 1N294 1N3194 1N3194 1N3194 1N3194
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 36000/30500 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Wave bands VHF incl. FM and/or UHF (see notes for details)
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 200; 230; 250 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
Power out
from Model: A51L/8-CW Ch= series 8 - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Wooden case
Shape Console, Lowboy (legs < 50 %).

This 25 inch B&W television tune the 13 standard Australian VHF channels.  The CRT type is unknown but is likely a 25RVP4/300.

There were three cabinet colour options: Maple, Walnut and Mahogany.


Literature/Schematics (1) Television Service Handbook Volume 1, 1967, Page A69a.

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

All listed radios etc. from Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
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