AL990 90AL990 /00 /01 /40 /51
- Manufacturer / Brand
- Philips; Eindhoven (tubes international!); Miniwatt
- Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
- Radiomuseum.org ID
Click on the schematic thumbnail to request the schematic as a free document.
- Number of Transistors
- Semiconductors present.
- Main principle
- Superhet, double/triple conversion; ZF/IF in Bem.* kHz
- Wave bands
- Broadcast, Long Wave, more than 2 x SW plus FM or UHF.
- Power type and voltage
- Line plus power jack, mostly with battery or storage battery / 110-220 / 12 / 6 x 1,5 Volt
- Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) - elliptical
- Power out
- 4.2 W (unknown quality)
- Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: AL990 90AL990 /00 /01 /40 /51 - Philips; Eindhoven tubes
- Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
- Dimensions (WHD)
- 340 x 280 x 140 mm / 13.4 x 11 x 5.5 inch
Multiband Receiver Philips AL990 (Chassis 90AL990 /00):
LW/GO: 190 - 400 kHz
MW/PO: 520 - 1605 kHz
MB/Marine: 1.6 - 4.5 MHz
SW1/OC1: 4.5 - 9.0 MHz
SW2/OC2: 9.0 - 15.0 MHz
SW3/OC3: 15.0 - 20.0 MHz
SW4/OC4: 20.0 - 24.0 MHz
SW5/OC5: 24.0 - 26.2 MHz
FM: 87.5 - 108 MHz
AM IF and 2nd IF for SW1-SW5:
455 kHz (suffix /01) or 468 kHz ( /00, /40, /51)
1st IF 2.0 MHz for SW1-SW5 only.
FM IF 10.7 MHz.
Mains 110/220V 50/60Hz, additional jack for low voltage feeding 12V, 6x 1.5V R20 batteries (1.8W output @ 9V). 2x 1.5V R6 batteries clock buffer.
Digital frequency counter. Band spread switch. CW and SSB reception.
Connectors for earphones, external antennas AM and FM, AF output.
Clock 12/24h, two time settings (local and 'second time'), alarm functions.
The service manual lists 48 transistors, 61 are present according to schematic.
Sold in the USA under Magnavox label. Magnavox model 90AL999 /44 is similar.
- Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
- 4.6 kg / 10 lb 2.1 oz (10.132 lb)
- Mentioned in
- Antique Radio Magazine - Italy, Club Antique Radio Magazine (n. 105, jan-feb 2012)
- Literature/Schematics (1)
- Funkschau (22/1982, S. 79, 80 /Gebrauchstest)
- Model page created by Martin Bösch. See "Data change" for further contributors.
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