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Beachcomber PS4

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Philips Australia: Beachcomber PS4 [Radio] ID = 1776073 348x350
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For model Beachcomber PS4, Philips Australia:
Philips model PS4 from service sheet title page.
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Philips Australia
Year: 1964/1965 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 6: AF116N AF117N AF117N AC126 AC132 AC127 OA90 AA119 OA675
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 / 6 x 1.5 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 2.75 inch = 7 cm
Power out
from Model: Beachcomber PS4 - Philips Australia
Material Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
Shape Very small Portable or Pocket-Set (Handheld) < 8 inch.
Dimensions (WHD) 6.75 x 4.375 x 0.875 inch / 171 x 111 x 22 mm

Philips Model PS4 "Beachcomber"

  Cabinet with durable metal front and unbreakable back, sheathed in genuine kangaroo hide. Modern colours and a choice of two front grilles - kangaroo and gold, granite and gold, Derwent blue and chrome, Waratah red and chrome. Fitted with rugged metal handle.
  Features specially designed "Satellite" circuitry, 2¾" speaker. Operates from six penlite torch (AA) cells, or from a power point. Simple conversion for power point operation with Philips Power Pack (optional extra). Exclusive "thermometer" dial with clear station identification.

Price in first year of sale 24.15 AUS £
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Philips Service Notes, September 1964. (Also at KevinChant com))
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Group C1, 1964, Page P23.)
Literature/Schematics (3) Mingay's Price Service (Feb 1965 & Aug 1965.)

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

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