Cosmopolitan 8 PP3

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
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Batteries / addl. power jack / 9 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) - elliptical
Power out
from Model: Cosmopolitan 8 PP3 - Philips Australia
Material Various materials
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 8.6875 x 4.1875 x 2 inch / 221 x 106 x 51 mm

Philips Model PP3 "Cosmopolitan"

  An eight transistor portable radio with "mini-module" power chassis system (UF401 & UA402) . Metal front and tough durable back. Colours, black and silver. Complete with carrying case and shoulder strap. Operates from one Eveready Type 2364 (9V) battery. Speaker 5" x 3".
  Large, easy-to-read, twin-cursor, all-States dial with separate kilocycle (kHz) scale.
  Slide-open battery hatch permits easy battery replacement. Converts to mains operation using Philips Power Pack (optional extra).

Price in first year of sale 65.00 AUS $
Mentioned in Mingay's Price Service (Feb 1966 & Aug 1966.)
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Philips Service Notes, Oct 1965. (Also at KevinChant com))
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Group C2, 1965, Page P31.)

Model page created by Martin Kent. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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