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Transistor 6 B6190 (6190)

Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Genalex, BGE (brand), British General Electric Co. Pty Ltd.; Sydney, NSW.
Year: 1960/1961 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 6: 2N252 2N308 2N309 TS13 2N185 2N185 GD4 GD4
Main principle Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 9 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 5 inch = 12.7 cm
Power out
from Model: Transistor 6 B6190 - Genalex, BGE brand, British
Material Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 8.25 x 6.625 x 3 inch / 210 x 168 x 76 mm

BGE Model 6190 Transistor Portable

   A lightweigt B/C portable receiver, having six transistors, two germanium diodes, one thermistor, housed in carrying case of stitched hide in tan or grey, gold trim.
   Features: Tuning range 530-1620 kC/s (kHz). Inbuilt magnetic rod aerial. Individual slip in dial scales for all States. Class "B" push-pull output to heavy duty 5" speaker. Operates from one Eveready No. 2364 (9V) battery. One CZ9A Thermistor temperature compensator.

See also STC Model TR6190.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 3 lb 9 oz (3.563 lb) / 1.617 kg
Price in first year of sale 37.80 AUS £
Mentioned in Mingay's Radio Electrical Weekly Price Service (REWPS)
Literature/Schematics (1) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Vol. 1, 1960, Page S7. (For STC TR6190))
Literature/Schematics (2) A Series Handbook, page S34. (For STC TR6190)
Literature/Schematics (3) Mingay's Radio Electrical Weekly Price Service (REWPS) (Feb 1961.)

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

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