Australian Amateur Radio

Dick Smith (DSE) Kits & Radio Manuals and Diagrams

Below is an extensive list of older DSE Kits (most no longer available) and some Altronics and Jaycar kits. Also various service manuals and diagrams for older CB radios and other miscellaneous radio information. If you need some information regarding any of these please send an email, and I will see if I can help.  Some are available to download - click the links where available.

Dick Smith (DSE) Kits
Cat Number: Description:
K-2720 Walkabout Wadio
K-2721 Motion Detector
K-2722 Walkman Amplifier
K-2723 Stud Finder
K-2802 DSE Discovery Series -  Function Generator
K-2808 DSE Discovery Series - Regulated Power Supply 1.2v to 37.5v @1.5A max
K-2811 DSE Discovery Series -  Stereo Pre-Amp
K-2813 DSE Discovery Series - 555 Timer Circuits
K-3036 4 Input Mixer Pre Amp
K-3051 Zener Diode Tester
K-3052 Transistor Tester Kit
K-3060  TV CRO Adaptor
K-3082 Fluoro Starter
K-3083  Lamp Saver
K-3084 Speed Controller for Drills and Lawn Edgers
K-3095 Microwave Oven Leak Detector
K-3118 LED Battery Voltage Indicator
K-3124 Low Voltage Battery Cutout (for cars and boats)
K-3127 Add On Regulator for 12v Battery Chargers
K-3129 Solar Generator
K-3140/41 Musicolor III + special short form kit
K-3143 Musicolor Mk 4
K-3153 Beat Triggered Strobe
K-3155 Disco Strobe Light
K-3206 Versatile 40V/3A Lab Power Supply
K-3217 Fast Universal Power Charger
K-3226 VHF Receiver for Weather Satellites
K-3231 Mini 1.5V to 9V DC Converter
K-3232 Mast Head Amplifier for TV & FM
K-3235 DC-DC (12V to 100W) Converter
K-3236 UHF Converter
K-3240 Twin Range LED Display Taco 
K-3245 Brake Lamp Flasher
K-3249 Bike Alarm
K-3250 Car Alarm
K-3252 Deluxe Car Burglar Alarm
K-3253 Car Alarm Mk 2
K-3254 4 Sector Home Alarm (PCB and Components Only)
K-3255 Ignition Killer for Cars
K-3258 UHF Remote Switch
K-3262 Dual Channel UHF Remote Control
K-3301 Transistor Assisted Ignition Mk 2
K-3333 Negative Ion Generator
K-3370 LED Level Meter
K-3415 AM Stereo Decoder
K-3421 Stereo Simulator Mark 2 for Tuners and VCR's
K-3422 VCR Sound Processor
K-3423 Dynamic Noise Reduction Unit
K-3424 Home Alarm
K-3425 Cordless Remote Controller (to suit the Teletext Decoder)
K-3427 Infrared Remote Control Repeater
K-3428 IR Remote Control Switch
K-3429 IR Remote Transmitter
K-3433/3434 8 Channel IR Remote Control (Transmitter and Receiver)
K-3435 Universal Power Supply
K-3436 7 Digit Frequency Counter 200MHz
K-3437 1 GHZ Frequency Counter
K-3438 480 Power Supply
K-3439 50 MHZ Frequency/Period Meter
K-3440 ETI 480/50 Watt Amplifier Module
K-3441 60 Watt MOSFET Amp Module
K-3442 ETI 480/100 Watt Amplifier Module
K-3443 100 Watt MOSFET Amp Module
K-3445 A Low Cost Utility Amplifier Capable of Delivering Up To 20 Watts
K-3448 VK Power Master
K-3450 Liquid Crystal Display Digital Panel Meter (3 1/2 Digit)
K-3451 3 Digit Counter Module Kit
K-3460 Versatile Power Supply
K-3463 Video Enhancer
K-3468 RLC Bridge
K-3469 Wien Bridge Sine and Square Wave Oscillator
K-3472 Crystal Locked TV Pattern Generator
K-3473 TV Colour Bar and Pattern Generator
K-3475 30V/1A Protected Power Supply MK 2
K-3476 ETI 563 Nicad Fast Charger
K-3478 12-230 Volt 300 VA Invertor
K-3479 Temperature Controller for Soldering Iron
K-3494 Playmaster AM-FM Stereo Tuner
K-3495 Digital Quartz Clock
K-3500 Playmaster Stereo Graphic Equaliser
K-3509 Sound Bender
K-3512 Electronic Music Generator (Short Form)
K-3516 Series 200 MOSFET Amp
K-3520 Function Generator
K-3594 Versatile Low Voltage Adaptor
K-3605 A Windows Based EPROM Programmer
K-3609 Printer Port Hardware Simulator
K-4001 Economy Stereo Amp
K-4003 IR Remote Control Pre Amp
K-4005/4006 IR Stereo Headphones Transmitter/Receiver
K-4611 Car Battery Monitor
K-5014 FM Radio Receiver
K-5421 A DI box for Musicians
K-5800 VHF-UHF Masthead Amplifier
K-5990 Stereo TV Sound Receiver
K-6000 VHF Monitor Receiver
K-6100 Antenna Tuner and RF Pre-Amp
K-6104 Active Antenna
K-6300 40 Channel UHF Transceiver
K-6301 UHF 80 Channel Upgrade
K-6306 70cm Preamp (440/470 MHZ)
K-6307 UHF Power Amp (50 Watt)
K-6308 VHF Amateur Transceiver
K-6309 UHF GaAsFET Pre Amp
K-6310 13.8 Volt Transceiver Power Supply
K-6311 VHF Gasfet Pre Amp
K-6312 UHF Watt Meter
K-6313 100 Watt VHF Linear Amp
K-6315 Teletext Decoder
K-6316 VHF Watt Meter
K-6317 VZ-200 Serial Interface
K-6318 VZ-200 RTTY Decoder
K-6319 Teletext Tuner
K-6321 Field Strength Meter
K-6323 RF Attenuator
K-6330 HF Transceiver
K-6331 HF Linear Amplifier
K-6332 40 MTR HF Upgrade (suit K6330 HF Transceiver)
K-6333 20 MTR HF Upgrade (suit K6330 HF Transceiver)
K-6334 15 MTR HF Upgrade (suit K6330 HF Transceiver)
K-6335 Fax/RTTY Decoder
K-6337 10 MTR HF Upgrade (suit K6330 HF Transceiver)
K-6339 Morse RTTY Decoder
K-6345 Radio Direction Finder
K-6349 6 Metre 100 Watt Boost Amp
K-6355 Three Band Shortwave Radio
K-7002 Insulation Tester
K-7202 Transistor Beta and MOSfet tester
K-7205 In-circuit LOPT/FBT Tester
K-7207 The Mains Monitor
K-7214 ESR Meter MK.2
K-7226 Sig Checker: Signature Analyser
K-7228 Go/No-Go Crystal Checker

Jaycar Kits

KA1119 Transistor Tester
KA1699 Low Cost Bench Amp/Signal Tracer
KA1702 50MHz Digital Frequency Meter
KA1733 CRO Adaptor
KA1743 1MHz Pulse Generator
KA1753 ACS Decoder
KC5059 RadFax 2 Decoder
KC5150  50W Audio Amplifier module
KC5293 Compact Fluro Lamp Driver
KE4033 Temperature adaptor for your multimeter

Altronics Kits

K1675 Deep Cycle Battery Charger
K2510 50Mhz Frequency Meter
K2538 PC Driven AF Analyser
K2555 500 - 1000v Megohm Meter
K2565 RF Detector probe
K2582 Clamp Meter Adaptor
K9570 90 Second Digital Message Recorder

Radio Manuals and Diagrams for PLL 02a and D858 chassis CB radios

Cybernet Service Information (PLL 02A)

Service and Alignment, Parts Layout and List, and Schematic Diagram to suit the following Cybernet radios:  Philips SSB2001; Super Panther Mark I and Mark II; Super Bengal Base; Apollo Mark I, Phantom Communicator; Karinna KSB-18; HMV Road Hound; Expo Bushranger; Dick Smith Hornet Mark I; Dick Smith Scorpian Base; American Electronics; Signet; Electrophone (certain models); General Electric A model; Tedelex Base and Mobile; Kraco KCB-1301

Super Bengal Base Station Operation, Maintenance and Servicing Manual
Unimetrics Stingray-11 (also Hygain V & VIII) Operation and Alignment Manual, Schematic and Parts Layout
Karinna Model KSB-18  Operation, Parts List and Schematic Manual
American Electronics Model 76-577 Operation and Schematic Diagram Manual
Colt 45  Operation, Alignment1, Alignment2Parts Layout and Schematic Diagram
Hornet D1720 Operation, Parts Layout and Schematic Manual
President Washington (D858) Service Manual and Diagrams suits Presidents pre '79, Alignment Procedure
President McKinley Diagram
Courier Gladiator Schematic & PLL Schematic and Parts List
Super Cougar Diagram
Realistic TRC-450 Diagram
Ferris 5000 and 5500 Parts List and Schematic
General Electric A3-5825B Service Manual, Alignment Points, Channel Frequency & Truth Table Charts, Trouble Shooting Chart, LED & Switch Boards, RF Board Layout, IF Board Layout, Cabinet Exploded View, Parts List, Switch Connection Diagram, Block Diagram, Schematic Diagram
Royce (Gyro Lock Synthesiser) Model 1-632 Service Manual and Diagrams
Super Lion and Tomcat Service Manual, Schematic and Diagrams
Hy-Gain HyRange V (Model 674B) Instruction Manual

*Need more information or a picture of an old CB for reference?  Check out Marty's 27 MHz C.B. Radio PLL Extra's, Mods & Quick Reference site. . .

Miscellaneous Information

Various ETI, Silicon Chip, Altronics, Jaycar and EA kit info also available - just ask - you never know :-)
Tait T-500 Tait T-500  commercial two way radio   mod info for hams - Diode Matrix Sheets
Emotator 103LBX - 502CXX Rotator circuit diagram and Manual
Emotator 102MX 103MX Manual - schematic, parts and exploded views (in Japanese)

.........and other miscellaneous information for different makes and models.  Just ask. 

Marty's Electronics Magazine Collection. - a large listing of Electronics Australia (EA), Electronics Today International (ETI), Silicon Chip (SC) and many more magazines.  Email Marty for a scan of that elusive article.

If you have some information you would like to add please let me know.

Many thanks to all who have contributed.  All greatly appreciated.

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