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Super 8 Portable Car Radio 214 (M214) 6 volt.

Super 8 Portable Car Radio 214 ; Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd (ID = 2476091) Radio Super 8 Portable Car Radio 214 ; Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd (ID = 2476092) Radio
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Super 8 Portable Car Radio 214 ; Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd (ID = 2476091) Radio
Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd: Super 8 Portable Car Radio 214 [Radio] ID = 2476091 1400x1855
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For model Super 8 Portable Car Radio 214 (M214) 6 volt., Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd.; Sydney:
Service manual cover. Image from original document.
 
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd.; Sydney
Year: 1964–1966 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 8: 2N1637 or. 2N374 or. AF116 2N1639 or. 2N374 or. AF116 2N1638 or. 2N373 or. AF117 2N1638 or. 2N373 or. AF117 2N406 or. AC125 2N217 or. AC126 or. 2N408 AC128 or. AS128 AC128 or. AC128 OA90 or. 1N60A OA90 or. 1N60A OA90 or. 1N60A
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Details
Power type and voltage Batteries / addl. power jack / 6 / 1 x 6 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) - elliptical
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: Super 8 Portable Car Radio 214 [6 volt.] - Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd.; Sydney
Material Metal case
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 9 x 7 x 2.5 inch / 229 x 178 x 64 mm
Notes

8 transistor, 3 diodes, press button, portable, complete with distributor suppressor, generator condenser and Eveready 2582 battery, in bronze, pewter, avacado or ivory with chrome trim.

Speaker 5½" x 4", 15 ohms.

Optional extras:
Power cradle, £7/19/-
Complete under dash installation kit, comprising power cradle, extension speaker and top cowl aerial, £15/10/-
Leather carrying case, £2/19/6
Gutter Grip aerial and safety seat bracket and strap, £2/19/-

Price after the introduction of decimal currency (14/2/1966) was $81.90. Price includes battery.

Article in Silicon Chip, August 2001, Page 82, "The Ferris 214 Portable Car Radio" by Rodney Champness.

See also 12 volt version which has a different output transformer and a resistor value change in the power supply.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 7 lb 0 oz (7 lb) / 3.178 kg
Price in first year of sale 40.95 AUS £
Mentioned in Mingay's Radio Electrical Weekly Price Service (REWPS) (Aug 1964 to Feb 1966.)
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Service Manual.)
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Group C2, 1965, Page F8. (Also at KevinChant com))

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



All listed radios etc. from Ferris Bros. Pty Ltd.; Sydney
Here you find 125 models, 64 with images and 48 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.



  
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