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 Kingsley radiogram model number?
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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 1:29:19 PM on 28 September 2017.
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 Sue
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There's a "wide-boy" Kingsley radiogram on Ebay Australia currently, same internals as the RKR but a different shape with a fold out turntable and forward facing speakers. Could someone confirm that this is a model KRG? Or is it KGR or something similar? My memory fails me.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 2 · Written at 2:12:01 PM on 28 September 2017.
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 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 8:19:10 PM on 28 September 2017.
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That's it. I repaired one for an antique shop about twenty years ago, but I forgot to make a note of the type number. The innards are exactly the same as the RKR, and I fixed the machine by swapping in an RKR chassis.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 4 · Written at 8:38:30 PM on 28 September 2017.
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I have had a "run" of those in off lately. they are a basic set that was "rented" out here in Adelaide by Radio Rentals. They are a basic set that not much goes wrong with.

The main issue is with them is the Converter (6BE6) loosing gain intermittently and the main electros (24μF in most).

I have seen them badge swapped as a few different brands but all use a very similar chassis and Circuit by AW Jackson Industries.

They can fetch a decent price when cleaned up a bit

Dan


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 Return to top of page · Post #: 5 · Written at 4:40:49 PM on 29 September 2017.
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All the Kingsley radiograms I've seen have 6AN7's with a circuit based on the Philips 227.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 6 · Written at 10:43:57 AM on 30 September 2017.
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Looks like Sue's Avatar has bitten the dust.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 7 · Written at 6:55:18 PM on 30 September 2017.
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Like most stuff at Photobucket. Bear with me.


 
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