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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 3:37:21 PM on 23 May 2011.
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 Location: Noosa, QLD
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Hi guys picked up a bakerlite awa radiolette on the wknd my first radio Smile and it has were the power lead would go it has 2 x clamps that look like they go onto a car battery ? is there any reason y do you think could it be a 12v radio not 240v thanks everyone I will upload pik soon Smile


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 7:24:57 PM on 23 May 2011.
Marcc's avatar
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The instant one mentions car battery type clips alarm bells ring.

Need to see a chassis number or a valve line up. 32V is possible 12V unlikely. 240V not with Ali Gator.

Could have 2V filaments. Dust it & look at it, but do nothing electrical until you find out what you have.


Marc


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 7:35:46 PM on 23 May 2011.
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I agree with Marc - take care until a working voltage has been confirmed. Some Radiolettes ran on 4 volts, namely the 507MY, and even a 12 volt battery will vapourise the heaters, never mind the 240...

A picture and/or model number will definitely help. My e-mail is on my profile page if you have a photo.


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 4 · Written at 2:05:21 PM on 26 May 2011.
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 Return to top of page · Post #: 5 · Written at 3:01:57 PM on 26 May 2011.
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It'd be a 507M/MY or 508M - 4 volt vibrator model.

Is the valve compliment 1A7GT, 1P5GT, 1H5GT and 1Q5GT?


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 6 · Written at 9:25:08 PM on 30 May 2011.
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 Location: Noosa, QLD
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Here is the link to piks Smile its a 514mz also some other radios I just picked up Smile

http://s246.photobucket.com/albums/gg83/blingbling_2008/radios/


 
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