Alba Radiogram 475 (475B Single)

Balcombe Ltd., (Brand: Alba), London

  • Year
  • 1948
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 105985
    • Brand: Alba

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 5
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); 2 AF stage(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast, Long Wave and Short Wave.
  • Details
  • Record Player (not changer)
  • Power type and voltage
  • Alternating Current supply (AC) / 200-250 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 10 inch = 25.4 cm
  • Material
  • Wooden case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Alba Radiogram 475 - Balcombe Ltd., Brand: Alba,
  • Shape
  • Console, Lowboy (legs < 50 %).
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 33 x 33 x 17.5 inch / 838 x 838 x 445 mm
  • Notes
  • There are 6 models sharing this chassis, 3531 (table), 35114551 (Console), this radiogram 475B (Single)Autoradiogram 475B and table auto-radiogram 8531.

    Though using series heaters the chassis is isolated by the mains transforner rather than the usual direct line and dropper with U series valves/tubes.

    The two 475 large console models only differ in record player fitted.

  • Price in first year of sale
  • 54.00 GBP
  • Mentioned in
  • Trader 911 June 1949
  • Literature/Schematics (1)
  • Alba, Radio of Quality, 1947 leaflet
  • Author
  • Model page created by Vitor Oliveira. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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