PHILIPS MODEL 540 'PHILETTE' (1947)

The Philips model 540 was manufactured by Philips Electrical Industries of N.Z. Ltd in 1947.

5-valve miniature mantle radio - Philips' first midget radio.

Also released as the Mullard model 515 Meteor (or Mullardette) with a different grille design.

2 chassis versions, one which uses American octal valves and the other which uses English valves (540E version)

2 dial versions, MK1 has the low frequency at the left hand side of the dial while the MK2 has the opposite arrangement.

Valves (5): 6SA7, 6SK7, 6SQ7GT, 6V6GT, 6X5GT or
ECH35, EF39, EBC33, 6V6GT, 6X5GT

Intermediate Frequency: 455kc/s

Frequency Bands: 1

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

1947 Philips model 540

1947 Philips model 540E