- Manufacturer / Brand
- Democrat (brand), A.W. Jackson Metals Pty. Ltd.; Melbourne
- Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
- Radiomuseum.org ID
Click on the schematic thumbnail to request the schematic as a free document.
- Number of Tubes
- Main principle
- Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
- Tuned circuits
- 7 AM circuit(s)
- Wave bands
- Broadcast only (MW).
- Power type and voltage
- Dry Batteries / 2 x 45 & 1.5 Volt
- Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 5 inch = 12.7 cm
- Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: P554 - Democrat brand, A.W. Jackson
- Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
- Dimensions (WHD)
- 14 x 9.5 x 5.25 inch / 356 x 241 x 133 mm
Features: 5V, B/C; 5" speaker; tuned R.F. stage; on/off switch combined with volume control; loop aerial attached on chassis; external aerial and earth terminals; suitcase carrying handle; plastic cloth covered streamlined case in various colours; overall size 14" x 5¼ " x 9½"; weight 14¾ lbs.; uses two 482 & one 745 batteries; injection moulded panel and speaker grille.
Retail selling price: £25/4/-.
Battery types used:
- Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
- 14 lb 12 oz (14.75 lb) / 6.697 kg
- Price in first year of sale
- 25.20 AUS £
- Circuit diagram reference
- Australian Official Radio Service Manual Vol. VIII
- Mentioned in
- Radio Electrical Weekly, Portables Supplement, 29/10/1948.
- Literature/Schematics (1)
- Australian Official Radio Service Manual AORSM (Volume 8, 1950, Page 129.)
- Model page created by Stuart Irwin. See "Data change" for further contributors.
- Other Models
Here you find 3 models, 1 with images and 3 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.
All listed radios etc. from Democrat (brand), A.W. Jackson Metals Pty. Ltd.; Melbourne