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Automate PA2

Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Philips Australia
Year: 1964/1965 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 8: AF116N AF117N AF117N AF117N AC125 AC126 AC127 AC128 OA675
Main principle Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 3 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 5 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 PA2 - Philips Australia
Material Various materials
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 8.75 x 6.5 x 3 inch / 222 x 165 x 76 mm

Philips PA2 "Automate"

   Portable eight transistor B/C radio with specially designed "satellite" circuitry. Ferrite aerial for long distance reception. Available with optional cradle kit for installing under dash in any vehicle. Chromium metal front with textured back and sides, specially designed not to rub or scratch. Colours, storm grey or maroon.
   Features: speaker 4" permagnetic with socket for extension speaker. Operates from Eveready Type 2761 battery or from mains supply by using Philips Power Pack (optional extra). Linear dial with interchangeable States scales.
  Cradle kit is complete with gutter grip aerial and lead-in.

Cradle kit for PA2 "Automate" complete with mounting brackets, £4/4/-
Gutter grip aerial complete with lead-in, £3/3/-

Price in first year of sale 35.75 AUS £
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Philips Service Notes, September 1964. (Also at
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Radio Service Handbook (Group C1, 1964, Page P20.)
Literature/Schematics (3) J.R. Publications Car Radio Service Handbook (Group G5, February 1968, Page P1.)
Literature/Schematics (4) Mingay's Price Service (Feb 1965 & Aug 1965.)

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

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