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Personal Portable KQ

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Astor brand, Radio: Personal Portable KQ [Radio] ID = 2377376 1400x1554
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For model Personal Portable KQ, Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
 
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
 
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1947 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 4: 1R5 1T4 1S5 3S4
Main principle Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 6 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Details
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 67.5 & 1.5 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 3 inch = 7.6 cm
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: Personal Portable KQ - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Metal case
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 8.25 x 4 x 3.5 inch / 210 x 102 x 89 mm
Notes

The case was available either leatherette covered or painted with crackle lacquer. The lid is plastic and contains the loop aerial. The price below included batteries.

Battery types used: (A) 1½ V Eveready 950 or Diamond 3950 (D Cell) & (B) 67½ V Eveready Mini-Max 467 or Diamond 3467.

Colours available: Brown, Black & Cream.

 

 

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 4.5 lb (4 lb 8 oz) / 2.043 kg
Price in first year of sale 21.96 AUS £
Circuit diagram reference Australian Official Radio Service Manual Vol. VI
Mentioned in Mingay's "Radio Diagram & I.F. Index
Literature/Schematics (1) Australian Official Radio Service Manual AORSM (Volume 6, 1947, Page 75.)
Literature/Schematics (2) - - Manufacturers Literature (Astor Technical Bulletin Models KQ-1, 25/8/1947; KQ-2, 1/12/1947; KQ-3, 5/2/1948 & KQ-4, 9/4/1948.)

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



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