• Year
  • 1958/1959
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 230219

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Transistors
  • 7
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 457.5 kHz; 3 AF stage(s)
  • Tuned circuits
  • 8 AM circuit(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast only (MW).
  • Power type and voltage
  • Dry Batteries / 9 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) - elliptical
  • Material
  • Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: All Transistor J1-16 Ch= J1 - His Master's Voice HMV, H.M.V.
  • Shape
  • Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 11 x 6.875 x 4 inch / 279 x 175 x 102 mm
  • Notes
  • HMV Model J1-16 Transistor Portable (HMV Australia first transistor radio)

    A battery operated 7 transistor portable receiver with built-in ferrite rod aerial. Designed for use with Eveready type 276P 9 volt battery with an estimated life of 300 hours. Controls: tuning and on/off - volume control. a 7" x 5" elliptical speaker.arge tuning dial with station call signs clearly printed on state zoned slip-in dial scales. Solid leather case in top-grain steerhide with two-tone grille treatment, combines toughness and durability with smart dignified styling. Available in the following colour combinations: Tan body with with ivory end treatment; blue body with ivory end treatment; red body with ivory end treatment. (MINGAY'S PRICE SERVICE)

    See also later version Model J3-16 and Kelvinator Model J1-K16.

  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 7 lb 0 oz (7 lb) / 3.178 kg
  • Price in first year of sale
  • 44.10 AUS £
  • Literature/Schematics (1)
  • - - Manufacturers Literature (HMV Circuit Diagram & Parts List for model J1-16.)
  • Literature/Schematics (4)
  • Feb 1959 & Aug 1959.
  • Author
  • Model page created by Stuart Irwin. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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