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GN With X79 or 6AE8.

Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1950 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes X79 or 6AE8 6U7G 6B6G 6V6GT 5Y3GT
Main principle Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz
Wave bands Broadcast plus 2 Short Wave bands.
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 200-250 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
Power out
from Model: GN [With X79 or 6AE8.] - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Bakelite case
Shape Tablemodel, with any shape - general.

"A Type X79 converter tube cannot cannot be used as a direct replacement for a type 6AN7 converter tube in the Model 'GN' receiver. The X79 will burn out if it is plugged into the tube socket which is wired for a type 6AN7". (From Bulletin GN-3, 1/12/1950).



Price in first year of sale 37.30 AUS £
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (GN-1 to GN-7, 1/5/1950 to 11/9/51.)

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

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