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Portable Car Radio M134 MKIII (134 MKIII)

Portable Car Radio M134 MKIII ; Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd (ID = 1757742) Radio
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Portable Car Radio M134 MKIII ; Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd (ID = 1757742) Radio
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Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd.; Sydney
Year: 1961/1962 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 7: 2N1637 2N1639 2N1638 OC71 OC71 OC74 OC74 OA80 OA80 1N440B 1N440B
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).
Details
Power type and voltage Storage and/or dry batteries / 12 / 1 x 9 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 4 inch = 10.2 cm
Power out 0.4 W (unknown quality)
from Radiomuseum.org Model: Portable Car Radio M134 MKIII - Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd.; Sydney
Material Metal case
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 9.5 x 7.5 x 2.75 inch / 241 x 191 x 70 mm
Notes

This MkIII version of the Ferris 134 reduces the transistor count from 8 to 7 with a complete revision of the RF section of the radio.

All versions of the 134 use the same cradle for use as a car radio.

Physical dimensions and weight remain and the internal battery remains as an Eveready Type 2364.

Accessories for Model 134 Mark III:

  • 12V cradle - fits under dash, £4/19/-
  • 6V cradle - fits under dash, £6/15/-
  • De-luxe cradle (12V only), £14/14/-
  • Seat bracket, £2/2/-
  • Seat bracket w/connection to car battery, 12V, £3/19/6
  • Seat bracket w/connection to car battery, 6V, £4/19/6
  • 1027; auxilliary battery unit, £2/19/6
  • 1050; 240V - 9V AC power supply unit for use in home, £5/5/-
  • 960/961; gutter grip aerial, £2/5/-
  • Car radio aerial, £2/12/6
Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 2.4 kg / 5 lb 4.6 oz (5.286 lb)
Price in first year of sale 51.45 AUS £
Mentioned in - - Manufacturers Literature
Literature/Schematics (1) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Vol. 1, 1960 Supplement, Page F3.)
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Car Radio Service Handbook (Page F11.)
Literature/Schematics (3) Mingay's Radio Electrical Weekly Price Service (REWPS) (Feb 1962 & Aug 1962.)

Model page created by Brian Wilson. See "Data change" for further contributors.



All listed radios etc. from Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd.; Sydney
Here you find 125 models, 62 with images and 48 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.



  
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