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Automate PA3

Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Philips Australia
Year: 1965/1966 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 8: AF116N AF116N AF117N AF117N AC127 AC126 AC127 AC128 AA119
Main principle Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 3 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 7 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 9 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 4 inch = 10.2 cm
Power out
from Model: Automate PA3 - Philips Australia
Material Various materials
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 9 x 6.25 x 2.875 inch / 229 x 159 x 73 mm

This portable radio had an aerial socket and extension speaker socket so it could be used in a car.

Cradle kit complete with mounting brackets, $8.80. Gutter grip aerial complete with lead in, $4.50.

Colours in Storm Grey & Maroon.

Price in first year of sale 71.40 AUS $
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Philips Service Notes, December 1965.)
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Group G7 "A" Section, 1970, Page P1-17.)
Literature/Schematics (3) J.R. Publications Car Radio Service Handbook (Group G7, December 1970, Page P9.)

Model page created by Stuart Irwin. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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