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Concertmaster CPP

Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1956–1959 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 9: 6N8 6AN7 6AD8 6AV6 6AU6 6AU6 6AQ5 6AQ5 5V4G
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz; 4 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 7 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast plus more than 2 Short Wave bands.
Details Changer (Record changer)
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 200-230; 231-250 Volt
Loudspeaker 3 Loudspeakers
Power out
from Model: Concertmaster CPP - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Wooden case
Shape Console, Lowboy (legs < 50 %).

This radiogram had four band spread short wave settings covering the 19, 25, 31 and 49 metre bands.

In later production runs a electrostatic speaker is used in place of the 5" speaker. Modifications are required (CPP-2).

Record changer 3-speed type Collaro 3RC54.

Later models were equipped with 4-speed Collaro type 4-56 auto record changer.

Special cabinet finishes extra at £215/5/-.

Price in first year of sale 208.95 AUS £
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Astor Technical Bulletins CPP-1, 20/9/1956; CPP-2, 23/10/1957 & CPP-3, 14/5/1958.)
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Radio Service Handbook (R.V. Series Vol. 1, 1963, Page A29.)

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

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