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Regent J8-1C Ch= J8

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His Master's Voice: Regent J8-1C Ch= J8 [Radio] ID = 293768 607x377
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For model Regent J8-1C Ch= J8, His Master's Voice (HMV, H.M.V.), EMI (Australia) Ltd.; Sydney, NSW:
Courtesy of John Adam, Canada.
 
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  His Master's Voice (HMV, H.M.V.), EMI (Australia) Ltd.; Sydney, NSW
Year: 1962–1964 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 7: OC170 OC170 OC169 OC75 OC75 AC127 AC132
Main principle Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 3 AF stage(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Details
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 9 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) - elliptical / Ø 7 inch = 17.8 cm
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: Regent J8-1C Ch= J8 - His Master's Voice HMV, H.M.V.
Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 10.625 x 5.75 x 3.5 inch / 270 x 146 x 89 mm
Notes

His Master's Voice J8-1C "Regent"

A seven transistor, two diode portable radio housed in a plastic case of Apache Red, Storm Grey, Coral Pink & Teal Blue.  A "swing-up" carrying handle is provided for easy portability.

Features: tuned RF stage and high performance IF channel. A complimentary symmetry push-pull circuit for less audio distortion and battery consumption. Controls: three-roller type knobs for tuning, tone and combined volume/On-Off. dial scale is divided straight line, having two pointers with separated groupings for each State. A scale marked in kC/s is also available. Built-in Ferrite rod aerial. Socket for car aerial or external aerial and earth. Speaker, 7" x 4" elliptical with high flux magnet.

A heavy portable with a diecast front panel. The dial is marked in six sections with the states of NSW (New South Wales), QLD (Queensland), WA (Western Australia), VIC (Victoria), SA (Southern Australia) and TAS (Tasmania).

  • High impedance 30 ohm elliptical speaker
  • Battery Eveready 276P, Berec PP20, National 306S, Ray-O-Vac RR76P & Toshiba T306S.
  • Price includes battery.
Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 4 lb 4 oz (4.25 lb) / 1.930 kg
Price in first year of sale 29.40 AUS £
Source of data -- Collector info (Sammler)
Mentioned in Mingay's Radio Electrical Weekly Price Service (REWPS) (Feb 1963 to Aug 1964.)
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (HMV Service Manual for Chassis Type J8. (Also at KevinChant.com))
Literature/Schematics (2) - - Manufacturers Literature (HMV Model Data Sheet, J8-1C.)
Literature/Schematics (3) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Supplement to Vol. 1, 1960, Page H14)
Literature/Schematics (4) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Series A Handbook, Page H37.)

Model page created by William J Blanchflower. See "Data change" for further contributors.



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Brian Wilson
12.Nov.12
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This radio uses the J8 chassis and the schematic is listed under HMV Consort. The Regent differs from the Consort in that the back is coloured plastic rather than the padded vinyl of the Consorts. See The HMV Sprite and Tropicana for similar variations.

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