• Year
  • 1949
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 189419

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 5
  • Main principle
  • Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 457.5 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
  • Tuned circuits
  • 7 AM circuit(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast only (MW).
  • Power type and voltage
  • Dry Batteries / 2 x 45 & 1.5 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 8 inch = 20.3 cm
  • Material
  • Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: B61A - His Master's Voice HMV, H.M.V.
  • Shape
  • Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 15.375 x 12.25 x 5.625 inch / 391 x 311 x 143 mm
  • Notes
  • MODEL: B61A.

    Features: 5V, B/C; 8" speaker; tuned R.F. stage; on/off switch in volume control; loop aerial mounted on chassis; external aerial and earth terminals; snap-action handle; leatherette-covered wooden case in light brown, dark browns and blue; hinged back; hinged up-lifting lid protects dial; operates on internal or external dry batteries; overall size 15" x 12" x 5¼"; weighs 16¾ lbs.

    Retail selling price: £29/18/6.

    Battery types used:

    • (A) 1 x 745 (Eveready) or 3745 (Diamond)
    • (B) 2 x 482 (Eveready) or 3482 (Diamond)
  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 11 lb 0 oz (11 lb) / 4.994 kg
  • Price in first year of sale
  • 29.93 AUS £
  • Circuit diagram reference
  • Australian Official Radio Service Manual Vol. VIII
  • Mentioned in
  • Radio Electrical Weekly, Portables Supplement, 29/10/1948.
  • Literature/Schematics (1)
  • - - Manufacturers Literature (HMV Service Manual.)
  • Author
  • Model page created by Stuart Irwin. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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