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Transistor HQV

Transistor HQV; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 1686133) Radio
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Transistor HQV; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 1719695) Radio
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For model Transistor HQV, Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne:
Only slight fading or wear of anodized parts after 50 years.
 
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
 
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1961–1965 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 7: 2N412 2N410 2N410 2N406 2N406 OC74 OC74 1N295 1N295
Main principle Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz
Tuned circuits 5 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Details
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 9 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 5 inch = 12.7 cm
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: Transistor HQV - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Shape Tablemodel without bush buttons, Mantel/Midget/Compact up to 14
Dimensions (WHD) 13.75 x 5.325 x 4.325 inch / 349 x 135 x 110 mm
Notes

Astor HQV

BC cordless mantel radio having seven transistors and two germanium diodes. Cabinet colours: cherry, charcoal, cinnamon, flamingo and grey. (Also Wedgewood, Spruce, Wattle, Willow & Squirrel)

Features: inbuilt Ferrite rod aerial; provision for external aerial and earth. Speaker: 5"; power output 500 mW; push-pull Class B output (two OC740. Operates from one Eveready Type 276P battery, estimated life about 350 hours. Large all Australian stations dial.

This model has a diecast fascia which makes it much heavier than the later models which use the same case back.

The ferrite rod aerial is quite large at 8 inches (205 MM) which contributes to this set's good performance.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 2.250 kg / 4 lb 15.3 oz (4.956 lb)
Price in first year of sale 30.45 AUS £
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Astor Service Data Model HQV-1, 28/9/1961 & HQV-2, 6/11/1961. (Also at KevinChant.com))
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Supplement to Vol. 1, 1960, Page A32.)
Literature/Schematics (3) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (A Series Handbook, Page A63.)
Literature/Schematics (4) Mingay's Radio Electrical Weekly Price Service (REWPS) (Feb 1962 to Aug 1965.)

Model page created by a member from A. See "Data change" for further contributors.



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