TR-1G Pocket Radio
- United States of America (USA)
- Manufacturer / Brand
- Regency (brand of I.D.E.A.)
- Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
- Radiomuseum.org ID
- alternative name: Idea (I.D.E.A.)
Click on the schematic thumbnail to request the schematic as a free document.
- Number of Transistors
- Main principle
- Superheterodyne (common)
- Tuned circuits
- 5 AM circuit(s)
- Wave bands
- Broadcast only (MW).
- Power type and voltage
- Dry Batteries / 22,5 Volt
- Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 2.7 inch = 6.9 cm
- Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: TR-1G Pocket Radio - Regency brand of I.D.E.A.
- Very small Portable or Pocket-Set (Handheld) < 8 inch.
- Dimensions (WHD)
- 3 x 5 x 1.25 inch / 76 x 127 x 32 mm
In October 1954 Regency brought with the TR-1 the first pocket radio of the world (as a product) into the market. This TR-1G was like a revival model and also the TR-4 from 1957. The TR-1G came in coral, yellow, black, turquoise or ivory. The dial knob has inner concentric circles.
Date of patent application (TR-1: Mar. 25, 1955
Date patented: Jun. 30, 1959
US Patent : 2,892,931
- Mentioned in
- The Collector's Guide To Antique Radios 2. Edition
- Literature/Schematics (1)
- Photofact Folder, Howard W. SAMS (283-10 (1955))
- Literature/Schematics (2)
- Photofact Folder, Howard W. SAMS (Set 334 Folder 9 dated 10-56)
- Literature/Schematics (3)
- Photofact Folder, Howard W. SAMS (Set 317 Folder 1, production changes bulletin 155)
- Model page created by Ernst Erb. See "Data change" for further contributors.
- Other Models
Here you find 65 models, 54 with images and 30 with schematics for wireless sets etc. In French: TSF for Télégraphie sans fil.
All listed radios etc. from Regency (brand of I.D.E.A.)