Pixie Intercom Radio 143X Superhet Version

Miniradios Ltd; London

  • Year
  • 1949 ?
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 168404

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Tubes
  • 5
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 465 kHz
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast and Short Wave (SW).
  • Power type and voltage
  • AC/DC-set / 220-240 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 3.5 inch = 8.9 cm
  • Material
  • Bakelite case
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Pixie Intercom Radio 143X [Superhet Version] - Miniradios Ltd; London
  • Shape
  • Tablemodel without push buttons, Mantel/Midget/Compact up to 14
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 8 x 5.5 x 5.25 inch / 203 x 140 x 133 mm
  • Notes
  • Compact 2 band radio. 2 Octal sockets on rear, one is for optional battery vibrator power unit, the other connects to a control box that the radio sits on. This box selects upto 4 intercom sub stations via seperate 3 core cable. The set was advertised in Argentina & has been found in Australia.

    The valve line up suggests a circuit similar to the Ferguson 203U.

    The radio could be used "standalone", or used as a car radio with optional vibrator unit, or as the heart of an intercom system (see other products for this manufacturer).

    The cabinet could be burgundy or cream.

  • Author
  • Model page created by Keith Staines. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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