One Chip AM Radio Kit (TA7642) One Chip AM Radio Kit (TA7642)
Build your first AM radio receiver kit. Rewarding, educational experience for beginners starting to explore electronics. All components supplied - pre-wound coil, ferrite antenna, tuning capacitor, TA7642 radio IC, volume control pot, speaker, high quality printed circuit board... Electronics > Circuit Components > Printed Circuit Boards > Development Boards 3063KT 3063KT 17.95 Quasar Electronics Limited
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One Chip AM Radio Kit (TA7642)

3063KT - One Chip AM Radio Kit (TA7642)
Ability Level 2: ModerateMade in BritainSelf-Assembly Soldering Kit

Building your first radio receiver is a rewarding, educational experience for all those starting to explore electronics. It tunes to the standard medium wave band AM broadcast frequencies (540-1600kHz).

The circuit uses a Tuned Radio Frequency (TRF) front-end and a TA7642 (a modern replacement for the MK484) multi-function AM radio IC that contains RF Amplifier, Active Detection and Automatic Gain Control (AGC) for improved sensitivity. The output of the IC is fed into two stages of audio amplification to drive the speaker supplied. Volume control is also provided for.

All components supplied including a pre-wound coil and ferrite bar antenna, tuning capacitor, TA7642 radio IC, volume control potentiometer with knob, speaker, tuning thumb wheel and high quality printed circuit board.

Excellent project for beginners and schools. Introducessoldering and a good selection of components. Makes a great gift.


Supply9Vdc e.g. 9V PP3 battery (Order Code 656.020UK) or
Mains adapter (Order Code 661.400UK with connector 777.001UK or 778.106UK is suitable)
Board Dimensions102 x 33mm
Board ConnectionsScrew terminal blocks (speaker and power)
Product FormatSELF-ASSEMBLY Electronic Kit (KT) Product Formats Info
DocumentationUser Manual
TA7642 Datasheet
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SELF-ASSEMBLY One Chip AM Radio Kit (TA7642)
Quasar 3063KT - SELF-ASSEMBLY One Chip AM Radio Kit (TA7642)
£14.96 Exc VAT, £17.95 Inc VAT

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