Beolit AM/FM Portable Radio

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Manufactured: 1960 - 1963
Designer: Ib Fabiansen
Colours: red, green, buff, light grey, blue, dark grey and

The first transistor radio!

Beolit AM-FM, the sensational Danish transistor radio. Housed in beautiful rugged weather-resistant cabinet of impact-proof leather grained polystyrene. Available in the following elegant colours: red, green, buff, light grey, blue, dark grey and black.

The battery, protected by, a plastic case, is easily and quickly replaceable. Large B&O high quality loudspeaker assures superb tone quality. The Beolit AM-FM has jacks for external aerial, external speaker, and gramophone - the gramophone jack may be quickly and easily rewired for use as tape recorder jack.

Best, newest, and most sensitive transistors obtainable in the world market. Precision engineered ferrite aerial composed of two different ferrite materials. The Beolit AM-FM has unsurpassed dependability of operation, thanks to use of B&O printed circuit boards throughout.

The Beolit AM-FM has a built-in 'Radicator' (a small moving coil meter) that puts you in a position to check the condition of your battery at any time. The Radicator is also a tuning aid.

Accessories: Type 2920 Gramophone Plug. Type 2920 Loudspeaker Plug. Type 10079 Aerial Plug.

Beolit AM and Beolit FM were the first radios to be manufactured with transistors instead of tubes - the very first 'transistor radios'!

Beolit AM/FM Portable Radio Product Specifications

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Created: 21st January 2007
Modified: 6th February 2007

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