HMV MODEL 5503 (1955)

The HMV model 5503 was manufactured for His Master's Voice (New Zealand) Ltd in 1955. It was manufactured by various companies.

5-valve compact radiogram, Monarch record changer.

Technical Information

Valves (5): 6BE6, 6BA6, 6AV6, 6AQ5, 6X4

Intermediate Frequency: 455

Frequency Bands: 1

Chassis Notes(most schematics can be clicked to download a full size version)

Service information HMV-5503-DorsetChester-5V-BC-AC-radiogram-1955.pdf

Watch the riveted earth points on the various tag strips - these may need to be wired to their nearest earth solder tags to avoid random frequency changes.  The likely culprit is the tag strip under the mixer/osc with the 22k and 47ohm resistors attached.

HMV model 5503