Portrola

Decca, London

  • Year
  • 1952
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 144402
    • alternative name: Decca Gramophone || Decca Radio

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 5
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 380 kHz; 3 AF stage(s)
  • Tuned circuits
  • 6 AM circuit(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast (MW) and Long 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)
  • Material
  • Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Portrola - Decca, London
  • Shape
  • Tablemodel, low profile (big size).
  • Notes
  • Portable radiogram with 3 speed player. Early models fitted with B.S.R. GU4A motor. Later models fitted with Garrard "T" motor. Two Decca plug-in pick-ups. Type C for standard 78, & type D for 33.5 / 45 rpm.
  • Price in first year of sale
  • 27.00 GBP
  • Source of data
  • -- Schematic
  • Circuit diagram reference
  • Radio and TV Servicing books (R&TVS) book
  • Author
  • Model page created by Keith Staines. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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