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Diamond Dot BJL

Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1958 Category: Car Radio, perhaps also + sound player/recorder
Valves / Tubes 4: 6ES6 6DS8 6DR8 6BA6
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 2: CK874 CTP1138 or. AT1138
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 or electro-dynamic (moving coil), system not known yet.
Power out
from Model: Diamond Dot BJL - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Metal case
Shape Chassis only or for «building in»

This radio is designed for positive earth vehicles only.

Some later models changed valve 6DS8 to 12AD6 & 6BA6 to 12BA6. Transistor type CK874 changed to TS3-Z.

See also Air Chief model BJL.

Price in first year of sale 52.50 AUS £
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (E.I.L. Service Bulletin BJL-1, 5/9/1958; BJL-2, 30/1/1959 & BJL-3, 23/11/1959.)
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Car Radio Service Handbook (Vol. 1, Page A5.)

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, 411 with images and 344 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.