TELEPHONE No. 736


Single button telephone similar to Telephone No. 706 except that the cover is retained by one fixing screw at rear of case, and the circuit board is size reduced.

The prototype was approved in September 1964.

This was a trial telephone which turned into the Telephone No. 746 on general release.  Board approval for the Tele 746 was given in October 1966.

In June 1964 the Subscribers Apparatus Group intended to go to field trail in the North Eastern Region, with 5000 ivory and 5000 grey coloured models.

The phone was produced by AEI.

In 1965, Automatic Electric Laboratories (AEL) went to court over patent infringement.  This was with respects to the carrying handle and handset "Walk on".  The GPO Engineering Department then modified the handle to avoid any original or newly disputed patent claims.

The case looks like a 706 case but has a rear fixing screw and an integral handle, whilst the chassis still only has provision for one 706 optional switch.
 
Circuit board is nearly identical to the 746 except for the hook switch which is a sealed unit on the 746 and the Thermistor which is a single unit.
The dial cord is connected to the circuit board by plug ended cordage.

Additional information

ModelMarkGreyIvoryIntroducedRemarks
Tele 736LMk 1yy  

 

 
 
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