• Year
  • 1946
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 251621

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 5
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz; something special ? Please give information (notes)
  • Tuned circuits
  • 6 AM circuit(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast only (MW).
  • Power type and voltage
  • Alternating Current supply (AC) / 240 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Ferrotune KFT1 - Kingsley brand; various
  • Notes
  • 5 valve, AC powered, superhet radio receiver.

    This was a kit set for home construction.  It was a "Foundation Kit" consisting of chassis, case, knobs, tuning unit, Kingsley 6” speaker with output transformer, plus valves and components.

     It used a Kingsley superhet KFJB "Ferrotune" permeability tuning unit which would have been modified in the factory for regenerative coupling as used in this receiver.

    The complete kit sold for £12/12/-.

  • Price in first year of sale
  • 12.60 AUS £
  • Mentioned in
  • Australasian Radio World, May 1946
  • Author
  • Model page created by Gary Cowans. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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The model Ferrotune is part of the collections of the following members.


The model Ferrotune is documented in the following literature.