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Astor brand, Radio: BPJ [Radio] ID = 2407844 1400x991
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For model BPJ, Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
 
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
 
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1958–1962 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: 6BE6 6BH5 6BD7 6M5 6V4
Main principle Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 6 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Details
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 200-240 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) - elliptical
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: BPJ - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Dimensions (WHD) 342 x 205 x 160 mm / 13.5 x 8.1 x 6.3 inch
Notes

Note the circuit incorporates a loudness compensating tone control incorporating feedback from the speaker secondary to a tap on the volume control.

Loadspeaker is oval, 7 by 5 inch.

Colours available: Blossom Pink, Coral, Cherry Red, Grey, Lime, Tan, Lawn Green, Cream, Green & Charcoal.

Astor transistor battery mantel model HQX uses the same cabinet.

Price in first year of sale 25.20 AUS £
Mentioned in HRSA Radio Waves, July 1999. Page 14 & 15
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Astor Technical Bulletins BPJ-1, 17/6/1958; BPJ-2, 14/8/1958 & BPJ-3, 13/11/1959.)
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Radio Service Handbook (R.V. Series Vol. 1, 1963, Page A19.)
Literature/Schematics (3) J.R. Publications Radio Handbook R.V. Series Vol. 1, 1963, Page A19.

Model page created by Peter Hughes. See "Data change" for further contributors.



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