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All Transistor RS

All Transistor RS; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 1908251) Radio
All Transistor RS; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 2440171) Radio
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All Transistor RS; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 2440171) Radio
Astor brand, Radio: All Transistor RS [Radio] ID = 2440171 1400x1412
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For model All Transistor RS, Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne:
Service manual cover.
 
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
 
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1960–1962 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 7: 2N486 2N484 2N483 2N362 2N362 2N270 2N270 1N295 1N295
Main principle Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 4 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 8 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Details
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 1 x 9 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 5 inch = 12.7 cm
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: All Transistor RS - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Notes

Astor RS

A powerful transistor portable featuring seven transistors, large ferrite rod aerial and efficient AGC circuit. Battery life approximately 250 hour. A 5" speaker for better tone. All-station dial. Ideal also as an indoor mantel radio, this receiver is available in a attractive colour range.

  • Battery Eveready Type 276P.
  • Colours available: Coral, Black, Lime, Tan & Lawn Green.
Price in first year of sale 45.15 AUS £
Mentioned in Radio Waves, July 2011, No. 117
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Astor Technical Bulletin RS-1 22/2/1960. (Also at KevinChant.com))
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Vol. 1, 1960, Page A25.)
Literature/Schematics (3) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (A Series Handbook, Page A65.)
Literature/Schematics (4) Mingay's Radio Electrical Weekly Price Service (REWPS) (Aug 1960 to Aug 1962.)

Model page created by Gary Cowans. See "Data change" for further contributors.



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