Diamond Dot AQJ

Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1958–1961 Category: Car Radio, perhaps also + sound player/recorder
Valves / Tubes 5: 6ES6 6DS8 6DR8 12BA6 6ET6
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 2: 2N278 or. 2N301 or. AT1138 or. CTP1138
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Storage Battery for all (e.g. for car radios and amateur radios) / 12 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
Power out
from Model: Diamond Dot AQJ - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Metal case
Shape Chassis only or for «building in»

This is a two unit model with push-button tuning. Tailored fittings are available to suit Ford Zephyr & Consul vehicles. This radio is designed to be used in positive earth vehicles only.

See also Air Chief model AQJ.

Price in first year of sale 57.95 AUS £
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (E.I.L Service Bulletin AQJ-1, 11/8/1958; AQJ-2, 2/20/1958; AQJ-3, 28/1/1959 & AQJ-4, 12/3/1959)
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Car Radio Service Handbook (Vol. 1, Page A4)

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

All listed radios etc. from Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
Here you find 841 models, 416 with images and 344 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.