TR-1 "Mike Todd"

Regency (brand of I.D.E.A.)

  • Year
  • 1954
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 71783
    • alternative name: Idea (I.D.E.A.)

 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Transistors
  • 4
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 262 kHz; 1 AF stage(s)
  • Tuned circuits
  • 5 AM circuit(s)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast only (MW).
  • Power type and voltage
  • Dry Batteries / 22,5 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 7 cm = 2.8 inch
  • Power out
  • 0.1 W (unknown quality)
  • Material
  • Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: TR-1 "Mike Todd" - Regency brand of I.D.E.A.
  • Shape
  • Very small Portable or Pocket-Set (Handheld) < 8 inch.
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 5.5 x 3.5 x 1.5 inch / 140 x 89 x 38 mm
  • Notes
  • Very rare, jade green version of the TR-1 - complete with a leather presentation case which looks like a book. On the spine of the book is printed "Around the World in 80 Days". The inside contains the names of the recipient like Arthur Miller or Michael Todd.

    Date of patent application :        Mar.25, 1955

    Date patented                   :      Jun. 30, 1959

    US Patent : 2,892,931

  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 0.340 kg / 0 lb 12 oz (0.749 lb)
  • Price in first year of sale
  • 49.95 $
  • Author
  • Model page created by Ernst Erb. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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