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LJ 3V4

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 5: 1R5 1T4 1T4 1S5 3V4
Main principle Super-Heterodyne (Super in general); ZF/IF 455 kHz
Wave bands Broadcast and Short Wave (SW).
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 90 & 1.5 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
Power out
from Model: LJ [3V4] - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Moulded (Bakelite or Plastics)
Shape Tablemodel, low profile (big size).

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

See also same radio with 3Q4 valve. No circuit changes except for rewiring of the socket.

Price in first year of sale 31.50 AUS £
Mentioned in Mingay's "Radio Diagram & I.F. Index
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Astor Technical Bulletins LJ-1, 25/7/1947; LJ-2, 26/7/1947 & LJ-3, 27/2/1949.)
Literature/Schematics (2) Australian Official Radio Service Manual AORSM (Volume 6, 1948, Page 66.)

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

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