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Deluxe Portable JKP

Deluxe Portable JKP; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 2341201) Radio
Deluxe Portable JKP; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 2341157) Radio
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Deluxe Portable JKP; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 2341157) Radio
Astor brand, Radio: Deluxe Portable JKP [Radio] ID = 2341157 1400x1145
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For model Deluxe Portable JKP, Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne:
From service manual cover.
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1958–1961 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: 1T4 1R5 1T4 1S5 3V4
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Line / Batteries (any type) / 200-260 9/90 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 5 inch = 12.7 cm
Power out
from Model: Deluxe Portable JKP - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)

5 valve superheterodyne broadcast universal portable receiver with battery reactivation.

Speaker, Rola type 5 F.

Batteries used, Eveready types 739 (9V) & 2 x 482 (45V)

Colours availble in Coral, Cream, Dark Green, Charcoal, Lime, Chinese Red, Tan, White, Pale Green & Cherry Red.

Price in first year of sale 39.90 AUS £
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Astor Technical Bulletin JKP-1, 12/11/1958.)
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Radio Service Handbook (R.V. Series Vol. 1, 1963, Page A56.)

Model page created by Martin Kent. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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