• Year
  • 1971 ?
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 311257

 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Transistors
  • 16
  • Semiconductors
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast, Long Wave, more than 2 x SW plus FM or UHF.
  • Power type and voltage
  • Line / Batteries (any type) / 200-240; D cells 6 x 1.5 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • 2 Loudspeakers
  • Power out
  • 4 W (max.)
  • Material
  • Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Touring International - ITT-KB; Foots Cray, Kent; ITT
  • Shape
  • Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 347 x 230 x 85 mm / 13.7 x 9.1 x 3.3 inch
  • Notes
  • This luxury all-wave radio has few rivals. It's made to the highest ITT standards, with refinements like bandspread on congested shortwave frequencies, an illuminated station scale and separate AM and VHF tuning allowing you to pre-set your two favourite programmes. Separate treble and bass controls, twin speaker layout to cover the full sound range. Automatic Fine tuning Control on VHF
    Wavebands VHF, 4 Short, 2 Medium and Long.
    Speaker size 7" x 5" and 2¼ round.
    Output 1.5 watts battery, 4 watts mains.
    Power supply 200-240V AC mains (when connecting mains lead this automatically disconnects the battery).
    6 or 1 2V DC car battery or equivalent.
    Six IJ2 or two Flat batteries (1289).
    Running cost (dry batteries) over 3 hours for 1d.
    Electrical features 16 transistors and 11 diodes.
    AFC on VHF.
    Separate car aerial circuit.
    Duplex AM and VHF tuning. Illuminated tuning dial.
    Ferrite rod AM aerial. Telescopic aerial. Internal loop aerial for SW.
    Controls On/off/volume. AM tuning. VHF tuning.
    Treble tuner. Bass tuner. 'Amplifer only' switch.
    Eight push-buttons for wavechange VHF, LW, M (2) and SW (4, including bandspread on 1 9 and 49 metres).
    Push-button for AFC.
    Push-button for car aerial circuit.
    Cabinet Moulded plastic with simulated wood grille.
    Carrying handle Rigid, metal and plastic, folding back when not in use.
    Sockets Car aerial. Earth. External aerial. VHF dipole. Earpiece/extension speaker. Tape recording/plqyback.
    Height 9" (230mm). Width 1 3B" (347mm). Depth (85mm).
    Speakers 7" x 5" (180mm x 130mm) and 2¼ round
    Weight with batteries 7¾ lb.

    See also the later ITT-KB Touring International Marine

    and also ITT Schaub-Lorenz Touring international 101

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