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Diamond Dot MD-C1C

Diamond Dot MD-C1C; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 2352422) Car Radio
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Diamond Dot MD-C1C; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 2352422) Car Radio
Astor brand, Radio: Diamond Dot MD-C1C [Car Radio] ID = 2352422 1400x618
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For model Diamond Dot MD-C1C, Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne:
From service manual cover.
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1962 Category: Car Radio, perhaps also + sound player/recorder
Valves / Tubes 2: 12FX8 12FR8
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 3: 2N591 SFT131 or. AC128 SFT131 or. AC128 SFT122 or. OA674 or. OA675
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz; 3 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 7 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Storage Battery for all (e.g. for car radios and amateur radios) / 12 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 5 inch = 12.7 cm
Power out 2 W (unknown quality)
from Model: Diamond Dot MD-C1C - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Metal case
Shape Chassis only or for «building in»

This manual-tuned hybrid car radio could be used on vehicles with either positive or negative chassis by the correct type of polarity change-over plug.  The OA675 was used on later production.  Provision for an external speaker is provided, in which case the internal speaker is disconnected.

Price in first year of sale 40.95 AUS £
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Diamond Dot Car Radio Service Data, MD-C1C-2, 1/4/1965.)
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Car Radio Service Handbook (Page A49.)

Model page created by Stuart Irwin. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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