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BG414A; Philips Electrical, (ID = 2063831) Radio
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BG414A; Philips Electrical, (ID = 2063831) Radio
Philips Electrical,: BG414A [Radio] ID = 2063831 900x580
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For model BG414A, Philips Electrical, Lamps, Industrial - Miniwatt; London:
Ebay item number 282313651423 seller dove1955
Country:  Great Britain (UK)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Philips Electrical, Lamps, Industrial - Miniwatt; London
Year: 1951 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Valves / Tubes 5: ECH42 EF41 EBC41 EL41 EZ40
Main principle Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 470 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 6 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast, Long Wave and Short Wave.
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 100 - 250 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 6 inch = 15.2 cm
Power out
from Model: BG414A - Philips Electrical, Lamps,
Material Bakelite case
Shape Tablemodel, with any shape - general.
Dimensions (WHD) 450 x 300 x 210 mm / 17.7 x 11.8 x 8.3 inch

The BG514A and 603A are similar chassis, but BG514 adds a tuning indicator behind the tuning scale.

Foil/ Plate internal aerial for local station use, really may need external Aerial and Earth.

External Speaker sockets (5 to 7 Ohms).

Ceramic/Crystal "Gram"/"P.U." wander plug sockets.


  1. LW: 154 ... 425 kHz (unusally high frequency)
  2. MW: 517 ... 1630 kHz
  3. SW: 5.9 ... 18.2 MHz

The Tone / Quality switch

  1. Radio Quality
  2. Radio Mellow
  3. Radio Speech
  4. Gram Quality
  5. Gram Mellow

There are 4th & 5th "Gram"/"P.U." positions (different tone quality) on the waveband scale, but switch may have only 3 positions. Some models have an amended quality switch circuit. Power on/off on Volume control.

Seperate delayed AGC.

Two 6.5V 300mA scale lamps.

Depth includes knobs, feet etc.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 7.2 kg / 15 lb 13.7 oz (15.859 lb)
Literature/Schematics (1) Radio And Television Servicing books (R&TVS) (R&TVS 1st Edition Vol1 P.687 to P.691)

Model page created by Michael Watterson. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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