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JJ 6J8G and 6G8G

Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1946/1947 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 4: 6J8G 6G8G 6V6GT 5Y3G
Main principle Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s); Reflex
Tuned circuits 6 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 200-220; 220-250 Volt
Loudspeaker Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil)
Power out
from Model: JJ [6J8G and 6G8G] - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Bakelite case
Shape Tablemodel, low profile (big size).

The 6G8G is reflexed as the I.F. amplifier and the 1st A.F. amplifier.

This model was also made with 6A8G and 6B8G valves. The circuit was the same as with the 6A8G and 6B8G version except that item 32 is 10k and item 33 consists of two 60k resistors in parallel.

This model was also made with a permanent magnet speaker.

Bakelite cabinet type M2, Astor part no. 59/81, the same used on models KN, FP & LJ.

Price in first year of sale 20.85 Aus£
Mentioned in Mingay's "Radio Diagram & I.F. Index
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Astor Technical Bulletin, JJ-2, 29/3/1946.)

Model page created by Stuart Irwin. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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