Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Electrice (Brand of EMAIL and EMMCO); Sydney, NSW
Year: 1961–1964 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 8: 2N374 or. 2N1636 2N373 or. 2N1634 2N406 2N373 or. 2N1634 1N295 2N406 2N408 2N217S 2N217S
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) - elliptical / Ø 4 inch = 10.2 cm
Power out
from Model: E818M - Electrice Brand of EMAIL and
Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 9.25 x 4.75 x 3.25 inch / 235 x 121 x 83 mm

Model E818M is an eight transistor, battey operated, superheterodyne mantel receiver designed for the reception of the Medium Wave Band.

Features of design include:-

Ferrite rod aerial with provision for external aerial; high-gain I.F. transformers; Autodyne converter; high sensitivity centre-tapped 80 ohms impedance speaker obviating the need of a output transformer.

  • Case colours in Red, Beige, Black, Blue & Green.
  • Leather carrying case optional extra, £3/11/-.
  • Battery Eveready 2364 or equivalent.
  • Weight includes battery.
  • See also AWA Radiola B18, B18Z & Westinghouse W818M
Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 3 lb 9 oz (3.563 lb) / 1.617 kg
Price in first year of sale 30.45 AUS £
Literature/Schematics (1) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Vol. 1, 1960 Supplement, Page A14. (For AWA B18))
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (A Series Handbook, Page A22. (For AWA B18))
Literature/Schematics (3) Mingay's Radio Electrical Weekly Price Service (REWPS) (Feb 1962 to Aug 1964.)

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

All listed radios etc. from Electrice (Brand of EMAIL and EMMCO); Sydney, NSW
Here you find 103 models, 4 with images and 0 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.