TROUBADOUR 5H 'TEMPO' (1934)

The Troubadour 5H was manufactured by Turnbull & Jones Ltd in 1934. It's part of the 1934 RCNZ Stepped Cabinet Mantle series of radios.

Other radios based on the same chassis:

5-valve broadcast band radio - very similar to the Philips 5V, and the same cabinet design (although different circuits / valves) as the Pacific and Courtenay 1934 5V models.

1934 Troubadour 5H

The Troubadour 5H is part of the 1934 RCNZ Stepped Cabinet Mantle series of radios.

This was one of 4 known 1934 Radio Corp of NZ models in this style of case: the Pacific 105, the Courtenay Exponat, the Troubadour 5H and the Philips Radioplayer 5H.  The Pacific and Courtenay models share the same chassis based on American valves, while the Troubadour and the Philips models use Philips valves and have similar, but slightly different chassis'.

The radios in this series are:

Technical Information

Valves (5): 2A7, E455, E444, E443H, 1561

Intermediate Frequency: 175kc/s

Frequency Bands: 1

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

Be very wary of the gold series valve in this set as the caps are not, as is common, low voltage grids.  They are anode caps, and have the HT voltage (250-300V) on them.

1934 Philips 5H

1934 Philips 5H

Other documented models using this chassis (3 in total)

YEARMODEL NAME
1934 Philips model 5V
1934 Philips model 5H