The murphy diagram dungeon
1955 to 1959




The Murphy '242 deluxe
mains table receiver.

The Murphy A362 mains table receiver.

The Murphy A262 mains table receiver.

The Murphy A242R AC mains radiogram.
The Murphy 1955 range.
The A242 was released in February price £36 15s. 0d. (inclusive).
The U242 was released in June price £38 17s. 0d.
The A242R radiogram was released in March price £113 0s. 0d.
The '242 was the first Murphy receiver to support the new VHF band.
The A362 was released in June price £23 0s. 0d. (inclusive).
The A262 was released in July price £31 0s. 0d.


The Murphy A272C baffle
console receiver.

The Murphy A252 table receiver.

The Murphy A262R radiogram.

The Murphy U198M AC/DC table receiver.
The Murphy 1956 range.
The A262R was released in February price £83 10s. 0d. (inclusive).
The A272C baffle console was released in August price £38 15s. 0d. (inclusive).
The A362T was also released in August price £23 10s. 0d..
This was the version of the A362 with trawler band instead of LW.
The A252 was released in November price £36 15s. 0d.
This was a revised version of the A242 from the previous year.
The U198 gains a coat of paint and becomes the U198M. Released in August price £14 0s. 0d.
Some more circuit changes to the BU183A… BU183M released in August price £18 18s. 0d.


The Murphy B283 battery
portable receiver.

The Murphy U598 table
mains receiver.

The Murphy A272 table mains receiver.
The Murphy 1957 range.
The A372 was released in February price £23 10s. 0d. Revised version of the A362. The case is identical.
The B283 was released in August price £13 2s. 6d. (inclusive).
Also M281 mains adaptor to go with the above price £3 3s. 0d.
The A272 was released in September price £31 0s. 0d.
The U598 was also released in September price £16 16s. 0d. This is a wooden version of the U198.
  • The Murphy A272 table model is covered by the A272C diagram above.
  • The Murphy B283 & M281, battery portable receiver & optional mains adaptor. 304k.
  • The Murphy A372, mains AM/FM table receiver. 484k.
  • The Murphy U598, AC/DC mains table receiver. 407k.

           

The Murphy U698 table mains receiver.

The Murphy A316G portable mains gramophone.

The Murphy U472 table mains receiver.

The Murphy A482 table mains receiver.

The Murphy A484 table mains receiver.

The Murphy A474 table mains receiver.
 
The Murphy A492R radiogram.

The Murphy A494SR stereo radiogram.
With matching S1 speaker.
 
The Murphy 1958 range.
The A316G was released in March price £23 2s. 0d. (inclusive). The first Murphy portable gramophone.
The U698 was released in June price £15 15s. 0d. Successor to the U198.
The U472 was released in August price £20 9s. 6d. (inclusive).
The U472 & U698 use similar cabinets. It's easy to tell them apart: the U698 is maroon and the U472 is (very) dark green.
The A474 was released in August price £28 7s. 0d. (inclusive).
Those ubiquitous 'Piano Keys' arrive at Welwyn!
The A482 was released in August price £28 7s. 0d. (inclusive).
The A492R was released in August price £57 15s. 0d. (inclusive).
The A494SR was released in October price £92 8s. 0d. (inclusive).
The first 'Stereogram'; also matching speaker unit S1 price £17 17s. 0d.
The A484 was released in November price of £38 17s. 0d. (inclusive).


U502 VHF only mains receiver.

A316R AM only portable mains radiogram.

U512 VHF only mains receiver.

U506 table mains receiver.

B383 battery portable receiver.

A574 table mains receiver.

B385 transistor battery portable receiver with accessories.
The Murphy 1959 range.
The A316R portable radiogram was released in April price £29 18s. 6d. (inclusive).
The U502 VHF only receiver was released in May price £14 3s. 6d. (inclusive).
The U504 was also released in May price £12 12s. 0d.
The U504 is an AM only receiver; it uses the same cabinet as the U502.
These two sets were available in either Red or Black plastic. The U502 was also available in a wooden cabinet as U512 price £16 5s. 6d.
The U506 was released in September price £22 11s. 6d.
The B383 was released in September price £12 12s. 0d. Available in Blue or Red.
The B385 the first Murphy Transistor radio. Released in September price £22 1s. 0d.
Also optional B1 'Baffle Cabinet' for use with above, price £5 5s. 0d.
The A574 was released in September price £27 6s. 0d.
  • The Murphy B383 is electrically identical to the B283 of 1957
  • The Murphy A316R, portable AM radiogram for use on AC mains. 258k.
  • The Murphy U504, for use on AC or DC mains. 230k.
  • The Murphy U502/512, for use on AC or DC mains. 256k.
  • The Murphy U506, for use on AC or DC mains. 272k.
  • The Murphy A574, AC only table model. 293k.
  • The Murphy B385, battery transistor radio. 1043k.

 
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