Gold Star PP1 /01
- Manufacturer / Brand
- Philips Australia
- Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
- Radiomuseum.org ID
- Number of Transistors
- Main principle
- Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 2 AF stage(s)
- Tuned circuits
- 5 AM circuit(s)
- Wave bands
- Broadcast only (MW).
- Power type and voltage
- Dry Batteries / 9 Volt
- Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 3 inch = 7.6 cm
- Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: Gold Star PP1 /01 - Philips Australia
- Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
- Dimensions (WHD)
- 8.25 x 5.2 x 3.25 inch / 210 x 132 x 83 mm
Philips Model PP1 /01 "Gold Star"
Medium size B/C portable radio having seven transistors, housed in genuine leather-covered cabinet in red, natural pigskin, blue or green. Cabinet front is heavy diecast metal finished in 24 ct gold.
Features: long linear "Rotaview" dial is printed in triangular drum, two States to a side, a turn of the knob brings each State scale into view. Permits all major and most minor stations to be shown on the dial and eliminates problem of lost dial scales.
Adjustable carrying strap can be used either as a shoulder strap or handgrip handle. Straps detatch for indoor use.
Operates from one Eveready Type 2364 Energizer. Total output 300 mW at 400 C/s measured in voice coil. Speaker: 3" Rola (3CQ/15Ω).
Controls: on cabinet side (from top), "Rotoview" dial changeover, tuning, volume.
See also Model PP1 with different transistors.
- Price in first year of sale
- 30.45 AUS £
- Literature/Schematics (1)
- - - Manufacturers Literature (Philips Service Notes Supplementary Sheet, Dec 1963. (by courtesy of KevinChant com))
- Literature/Schematics (2)
- J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Group C1, 1964, Page P21.)
- Model page created by Stuart Irwin. See "Data change" for further contributors.
- Other Models
Here you find 887 models, 664 with images and 395 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.
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