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CS With 6V6GT valve

CS; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 1976447) Car Radio
CS; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 1976448) Car Radio
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CS; Astor brand, Radio (ID = 1976447) Car Radio
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Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Astor (brand), Radio Corporation Pty., Ltd.; Melbourne
alternative name
Radio Corp.of Australia
Year: 1949/1950 Category: Car Radio, perhaps also + sound player/recorder
Valves / Tubes 5: 6BA6 6BE6 6BA6 6AV6 6V6GT 6X5GT
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 8 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Storage Battery for all (e.g. for car radios and amateur radios) / 12 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 6 inch = 15.2 cm
Power out 1.75 W (4.5 W max.)
from Model: CS [With 6V6GT valve] - Astor brand, Radio Corporation
Material Metal case
Shape Chassis only or for «building in»

Speaker is fitted external to the radio.

Later production radios` incorporated a 6AQ5 replacing the 6V6

Price in first year of sale 43.45 AUS £
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Astor/E.I.L. Technical Bulletin, CR1, 20/12/1949.)
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Radio Service Handbook (Page A11.)
Literature/Schematics (3) Australian Official Radio Service Manual AORSM (Volume 9, 1951, Page 35.)

Model page created by Gary Cowans. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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