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c.1961 Braun T23

Portable radio, thermoplastic cabinet
11 3/16 x 8 1/8 x 3 3/4 inches / 285 x 205 x 95 mm
5-band MW/LW/SW radio, eight transistors (2x OC71, 2x OC74, 2x OC169, 2x OC170) + OA70 diode
Superheterodyne circuit
Six 1.5-volt cells

One of a number of Braun transistor sets that made use of the original 1957 Braun tube/transistor hybrid "transistor 1" cabinet. Besides the obvious replacement of a hybrid circuit with an all-transistor circuit, this T23 model offers three short wave bands, while the "transistor 1" offered only one.


Braun T23

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