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KB 444

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For model KB 444, Kolster Brandes Ltd. (KB, K.B., ITT); Foots Cray; GB:
The speaker cloth does not look original
 
Country:  Great Britain (UK)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Kolster Brandes Ltd. (KB, K.B., ITT); Foots Cray; GB
Year: 1934/1935 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 4: 8A1 or SP4 8A1 or SP4 7A2 or Pen4VA R2 or DW3_Mullard or DW4/350
Main principle Superhet, IF regeneration; ZF/IF 130 kHz
Tuned circuits 5 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast (MW) and Long Wave.
Details
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 200-250 Volt
Loudspeaker Electro Magnetic Dynamic LS (moving-coil with field excitation coil)
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: KB 444 - Kolster Brandes Ltd. KB, K.B.,
Material Wooden case
Shape Tablemodel, low profile (big size).
Dimensions (WHD) 520 x 365 x 240 mm / 20.5 x 14.4 x 9.4 inch
Notes

Original valves were Micromesh brand 8A1, 8A1, SP4 and R2. Mullard equivalents also shown above. The KB444A model is the same but for 100-130 volts AC mains. Optional KB357 SW converter unit.
Chassis bears some resemblance to the KB 402 and the STC 40

The Manufacturers above chassis layout drawing for the KB 444 shows the oscillator and aerial trimmers transposed.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 14 kg / 30 lb 13.4 oz (30.837 lb)
Price in first year of sale 130.00 Hfl
Source of data Technisch- Commercieel - Radio Vademecum Staleman
Literature/Schematics (1) Trader Service Sheet (suppl. of Wireless & El. Trader, etc.) (535)

Model page created by John Koster. See "Data change" for further contributors.



All listed radios etc. from Kolster Brandes Ltd. (KB, K.B., ITT); Foots Cray; GB
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Help in identifying a Kolster Brandes radio
Georges Van Campenhout
09.May.10
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Good evening radio friends,

who can identify for me this Kolster Brandes radio?

There is no ID plate, and no back plate.
The tubes are:

2 x E446; E433H and DW2X.

Probably only the DW2X is original.

Thank you

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Georges Van Campenhout
12.May.10
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The set has been identified as model 444

 
Kolster Brandes Ltd.: KB 444
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