Model Tico Tico - 8 transistors
(picture soon available)
Pocket radio made and designed in Italy in the early 1960's - 8 ATES Germanium transistors of high quality - MW / LW - 4 x 1.5V AA cell for 6V supply - it has a early pcb and Japanese miniature IF transformers - this radio has an early OTL output stage, it plays exceptionally well and is built very compact in the typical Italian 'high quality' style. DBR made several models under the name "Tico Tico", The radio on the picture below is, as it has FM, a different model as the earlier radio on the picture above, this radio lacks FM, and it is supplied by 6V instead of 3V.
In Januari 2002 Federico Pappalardo from Italy provided the following information:
Thanks Federico !
©Hans Hilberink PE1MMK Radiomuseum® 2002.