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Rapier RR229

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For model Rapier RR229, RGD, Radio Gramophone Development; Birmingham:
My 1968 RGD Rapier MW/LW 7 transistor radio in its wooden case with aluminium trim, built by Kolster- Brandes Ltd (KB) of Foots Cray in Kent.
Country:  Great Britain (UK)
Manufacturer / Brand:  RGD, Radio Gramophone Development; Birmingham
Year: 1968 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 7: AF117 AF117 OC70 AC127 AC127 AC128 AC128
Main principle Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 470 kHz
Wave bands Broadcast (MW) and Long Wave.
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 9 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) - elliptical
Power out 0.85 W (unknown quality)
from Model: Rapier RR229 - RGD, Radio Gramophone
Material Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 12.62 x 7 x 3.25 inch / 321 x 178 x 83 mm

Bandspread 200-260 metres MW. Elliptical loudspeaker 7 x 3.6 inch. Earphone socket. Same as the KB model KR029 but slightly different case.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 1.7 kg / 3 lb 11.9 oz (3.744 lb)
Source of data - - Manufacturers Literature

Model page created by Howard Craven. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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