- Manufacturer / Brand
- Philips Australia
- 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
- 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
- Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 4 inch = 10.2 cm
- Various materials
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: Automate PA3 - Philips Australia
- Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
- Dimensions (WHD)
- 9 x 6.25 x 2.875 inch / 229 x 159 x 73 mm
Philips PA3 "Automate"
Portable, eight transistor portable/car radio with "mini-module power chassis system. Large ferrite aerial for long distance reception. Available with optional cradle for installing under dash in any vehicle. Modern chrome-finished front with textured back and sides. Colours, storm grey or maroon.
Features: 4" high-efficiency speaker, vented cabinet and and socket for extension speaker. Operates from Eveready Type 2761 battery or from mains using Philips Power Pack (optional extra). Two-State linear dial with interchangeable States scales. Cradle is padded for "Automate's" protection and is complete with gutter grip aerial. (FROM MINGAY'S PRICE SERVICE)
Cradle kit complete with mounting brackets, $8.80. Gutter grip aerial complete with lead in, $4.50
- Price in first year of sale
- 71.40 AUS $
- Mentioned in
- Mingay's Price Service (Feb 1966 & Aug 1966.)
- Literature/Schematics (1)
- -- Original-techn. papers. (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.
- Other Models
Here you find 870 models, 635 with images and 386 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.
All listed radios etc. from Philips Australia