All Transistor Ch= J3-16
- Manufacturer / Brand
- His Master's Voice (HMV, H.M.V.), EMI (Australia) Ltd.; Sydney, NSW
- Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
- Radiomuseum.org ID
Click on the schematic thumbnail to request the schematic as a free document.
- Number of Transistors
- Main principle
- Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 457.5 kHz
- Wave bands
- Broadcast only (MW).
- Power type and voltage
- Dry Batteries / 1 x 9 Volt
- Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) - elliptical
- Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: All Transistor Ch= J3-16 - His Master's Voice HMV, H.M.V.
- Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
- Dimensions (WHD)
- 11 x 7 x 4 inch / 279 x 178 x 102 mm
HMV Model J3-16 Transistor Portable
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. Large 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. (FROM MINGAY'S PRICE SERVICE)
This radio uses a revision of the J1-16 chassis with the same case.
See also Kelvinator Model J3-K16.
- Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
- 2.3 kg / 5 lb 1.1 oz (5.066 lb)
- Price in first year of sale
- 44.10 AUS £
- Literature/Schematics (1)
- -- Original-techn. papers. (HMV Service Manual for Model J3-16.)
- Literature/Schematics (2)
- J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Vol. 1, 1960, Page H10.)
- Literature/Schematics (3)
- J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (A Series Handbook, Page H33.)
- Literature/Schematics (4)
- Mingay's Price Service (Feb 1960 to Aug 1961.)
- Model page created by Brian Wilson. See "Data change" for further contributors.
- Other Models
Here you find 577 models, 360 with images and 227 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.
All listed radios etc. from His Master's Voice (HMV, H.M.V.), EMI (Australia) Ltd.; Sydney, NSW