Brand Philips
Type B3G85U
Year 1958
Bands MW, FM
Tubes UCC85
Notes The MW aerial in this set consists of a large single turn of rigid copper wire, which gives reasonable results, although it is not quite as sensitive as a ferrite rod. The tuning is by variable inductor rather than the usual variable capacitor. This seems to be another example of Philips doing things differently
presumably to save the cost of a tuning capacitor in what is a relatively low cost set. The wavechange switch is a large sliding wafer type which, although OK in my set, looks to be a likely trouble spot due to it's flimsiness. This is mechanically linked to the rotary knob on the front of the case.
Data source
Service documentationThe service documentation can be downloaded from Radiotechniek en Restauratie

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