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Transistor 8 W831P

Transistor 8 W831P; Westinghouse brand, (ID = 2506218) Radio Transistor 8 W831P; Westinghouse brand, (ID = 2471741) Radio
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Transistor 8 W831P; Westinghouse brand, (ID = 2506218) Radio
Westinghouse brand,: Transistor 8 W831P [Radio] ID = 2506218 1400x947
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For model Transistor 8 W831P, Westinghouse (brand), Sydney:
Country:  Australia
Manufacturer / Brand:  Westinghouse (brand), Sydney
Year: 1964–1966 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 8: 2N1637 2N1639 2N1638 2N1638 2N408 2N408 2N217S 2N217S 1N87A 1N87A 1N87A AS2
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455 kHz
Wave bands Broadcast only (MW).
Power type and voltage Batteries / addl. power jack / 9 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) - elliptical
Power out 0.4 W (unknown quality)
from Model: Transistor 8 W831P - Westinghouse brand, Sydney
Material Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 12.875 x 8.25 x 3.875 inch / 327 x 210 x 98 mm

Westinghouse Model W831P

  Portable B/C radio having eight transistors and four diodes, housed in Vinyl simulated leather covered casr case and handle in choice of teak, doeskin or charcoal; chromium and tungsten blue front trim.
  Features; inbuilt ferrite rod aerial. Tuning range, 525 - 1620 kC/s (Khz). Operates from one Eveready Type 2761 battery. Speaker, 80Ω, 6" x 4".
  Controls: tuning; on-off/volume; tone; tuning indicator/battery meter. Large slide-rule dial.
  May be operated from AC supply using battery saver Type PS9; provision for plug-in car aerial.

Price after the introduction of decimal currency in Australia (14/2/1966) was $88.20.

See also models AWA B32 & Electrice E831P.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 8 lb 4 oz (8.25 lb) / 3.746 kg
Price in first year of sale 44.10 AUS £
Mentioned in Mingay's Radio Electrical Weekly Price Service (REWPS) (Feb 1965 to Aug 1966.)
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (Westinghouse Factory Supervised Service, Nov 1964.)
Literature/Schematics (2) J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Group C2, 1965, Page A28 (For AWA B32).)

Model page created by Martin Kent. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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