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Automate RP495

Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Philips Australia
Year: 1969 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 9: BF194 BF195 BF194 BF195 BC148 AC128 AC127 AC187 AC188 AA119 AA119
Main principle Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz; 3 AF stage(s)
Tuned circuits 7 AM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Batteries / addl. power jack / 9 or 12 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
Power out
from Model: Automate RP495 - Philips Australia
Material Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)

This radio was designed to be used as a portable, or by sliding it in to a special under-dash cradle, a car radio.  When used as a car radio, the car's aerial, power supply and speaker are used.  This model is similar generally to the Philips Automate PA4.

Colours available in Grey & Cherry Red.

Price in first year of sale 89.70 AUS $
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Philips Service Notes, Jan 1970.)
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Group G7, 1970, Page P1-16.)

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

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