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Vintage GE Portable Radio P1905B AM/FM 1966

My radio has a port for an external power supply. I do not recognize the plug type and + and - are not labeled. Works great with 6 d cell batteries. Would like to be able to plug it into the wall. Thanks

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  • Chris Chandler
    Chris Chandler Dec 28, 2013

    Thanks - it is helpful - not quite a solution - but that is more about my confidence - and desire not to damage the near perfect vintage device. thanks so much for the prompt reply.

  • repairyes Nov 29, 2016

    6 batteries, is 9 volts. You can use a wall wart adapter, but I'd need to see a photo of the type of plug it uses. To find out which is pos or neg, open the back and see where the wires are going that are on the plug. Usually but not always, the outer sleeve is negative. I know this is an old post, but please join our facebook page Vintage Transistor radios and I'd be happy to help.

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Good luck... you will need to find an OLD repair facility or do some serious ebay searching. you can however open up the unit and see which would be positive or negative

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  • repairyes Nov 29, 2016

    Don't need to find an 'old' facility, these items are still available. Maybe not the factory adapter, but one that supplied the voltage needed. Then need to see what kind of plug it uses. Again, probably a common item at suppliers like Mouser.

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