HMV MODEL 465 'CADET' (1946)

The HMV model 465 was manufactured for His Master's Voice (New Zealand) Ltd in 1946. It was manufactured by various companies.

5V Cadet broadcast-band only model (The 465D has SW as well).

Technical Information

Valves (5): 6K8GT, 6K7GT, 6Q7GT, 6V6GT, 6X5GT **

Intermediate Frequency: 455kc/s

Frequency Bands: 1

Chassis Notes(most schematics can be clicked to download a full size version) ** Note that a service note from HMV shows that 'due to post-WWII shortages' alternate valves may be found in sets, as per the following:

6K8GT - ECH35
6K7GT - EF38, 6U7G
6Q7GT - EBC33, 6SQ7 (slight wiring alterations req'd)
6V6GT - EL33 (bias voltage decreased)
6X5GT - 5Y3G (separate 5V filament winding on power transformer req'd)

It also notes that some components such as ganged and fixed condensers, trimmers, padders and wave-change switches may be different although they also state that 'in no case has any modification been permitted to impair the efficiency or quality of the finished machine'.