TR82C Mark 1

Bush Radio; London

  • Year
  • 1959–1963
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 89868

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Transistors
  • 7
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 470 kHz
  • Tuned circuits
  • 7 AM circuit(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast (MW) and Long Wave.
  • Power type and voltage
  • Dry Batteries / PP9: 9 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 5 inch = 12.7 cm
  • Power out
  • 0.22 W (unknown quality)
  • Material
  • Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: TR82C [Mark 1] - Bush Radio; London
  • Shape
  • Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 13.5 x 10.75 x 3.75 inch / 343 x 273 x 95 mm
  • Notes
  • A 2 band battery portable transistor radio housed in a blue plastic case with chrome trim. The first all transistor radio built by Bush along with the Bush TR82B in a brown case with brass  trim, released May 1959, price £17 8s 11d plus purchase tax. Socket for a car aerial.

    Alternative transistor complement : OC44, 2x OC45, OC71, OC78D, 2 x OC78.
    The output stage OC78 transistors were later replaced by OC81D, 2 x OC81.

    See also the later Bush TR82C Mark 2 with different transistors and an earphone socket.

  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 3.3 kg / 7 lb 4.3 oz (7.269 lb)
  • Price in first year of sale
  • 17.00 GBP
  • Source of data
  • -- Original-techn. papers.
  • Mentioned in
  • Bush Radio Service Information and Antique Radio Magazine n.105, January-February 2012, page 18
  • Literature/Schematics (2)
  • - - Manufacturers Literature (Bush Service Manual TR82B & TR82C dated 5/59)
  • Author
  • Model page created by Howard Craven. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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