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Astor brand, Radio: PS [Radio] ID = 2499109 1400x1077
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For model PS, 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: 1952–1954 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: 1T4 1R5 1T4 1S5 3V4
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 7 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Details
Power type and voltage Line / Batteries (any type) / 195-260 / 9 & 2 x 45 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 4.5 inch = 11.4 cm
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: PS - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 14 x 11 x 7 inch / 356 x 279 x 178 mm
Notes

AC/DC mains or dry battery. Tuning scale does not show frequency or wavelength only station call signs. Scale fitted depended on which area of Australia the set was sold in, stations shown are area specific. This set is based on the earlier model GP (1949). Same case as models "Handbag" (1950), GP13 (1951) & GP413 (1954).

Case colour combinations available in Burgundy/Cream, Walnut/Cream, Cream/Burgundy, Rich Cream/Burgundy, Grey/Grey, Burgundy/Rich Cream, Walnut/Rich Cream, Grey/Aluminium, Grey/Light Maroon, Light Burgundy/Rich Cream, Blue/Cream & Grey/Rich Cream.

Battery types used: 9V Eveready 739 or Diamond 3739 & 2 x 45V Eveready 482 or Diamond 3482.

See also Peter Pan model DPS.

Price in first year of sale 43.95 AUS £
Circuit diagram reference Australian Official Radio Service Manual Vol. XI
Mentioned in Just Astor. By Rod Smith.
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Astor Technical Bulletin PS-1, 27/2/1952 & PS-2, 5/4/1952.)
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Radio Service Handbook (R.V. Series Vol. 1, 1963, Page A54.)
Literature/Schematics (3) Australian Official Radio Service Manual AORSM (Volume 11, 1953, Page 46.)

Model page created by Peter Hughes. See "Data change" for further contributors.



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