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Liberty 242 50 volt

Liberty 242; Breville; Sydney (ID = 2133855) Radio
Liberty 242; Breville; Sydney (ID = 2133857) Radio
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Liberty 242; Breville; Sydney (ID = 2133855) Radio
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Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Breville; Sydney
Year: 1940 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: 6S7G 6D8G 6S7G 6T7G 6G6G
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 252 kHz
Wave bands Broadcast and Short Wave (SW).
Power type and voltage Direct Current supply (DC) / 50 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
Power out
from Model: Liberty 242 [50 volt] - Breville; Sydney
Material Wooden case
Shape Console with Push Buttons.
Dimensions (WHD) 29.25 x 34.75 x 14 inch / 743 x 883 x 356 mm

This model was designed to be powered from a 50 volt home lighting plant. It uses a synchronous vibrator power unit.

Has "Zip" push-button automatic tuning.

Price in first year of sale 46.55 AUS £
Mentioned in -- Original prospect or advert (Breville sales brochure for 1940/1941 models.)
Literature/Schematics (1) Australian Official Radio Service Manual AORSM (Volume. 4, 1941, Page 70 & 71.)

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

All listed radios etc. from Breville; Sydney
Here you find 452 models, 169 with images and 167 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.