Blaupunkt Radio Glass fuse query

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Blaupunkt Radio Glass fuse query

#1 Post by norman may » Tue Mar 13, 2018 4:27 am

I have an all original Blaupunkt 6V AM-FM Shortwave radio in my 356 B, but unfortunately I have mislaid the in-line/glass fuse. Could someone please advise me of the dimensions of the fuse - length, diameter and amps, and the supplier of the same?
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Re: Blaupunkt Radio Glass fuse query

#2 Post by Mike Wilson » Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:07 pm

According to the Blaupunkt spec sheet I have for the Frankfurt transistor #3798, it lists two Buss fuses.
M2, rating 4A, #6MA4
M3, rating 2A, #6MA2

The diagram for the power pack only shows the M3.

I hope this helps.

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Re: Blaupunkt Radio Glass fuse query

#3 Post by norman may » Wed Mar 14, 2018 5:08 am

Hi Mike,
Thanks for your reply regarding the fuses. I am finding it difficult to locate the fuses on this side of the pond, any thoughts on a supplier in the US that may be able to assist?
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Re: Blaupunkt Radio Glass fuse query

#4 Post by Mike Wilson » Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:18 am

Let me do a little digging, Norman. I'm sure they are still available from someone.

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Re: Blaupunkt Radio Glass fuse query

#5 Post by Mike Wilson » Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:28 am

Two companies came up that carry a wide range of fuses: McMaster Carr and Grainger.

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Re: Blaupunkt Radio Glass fuse query

#6 Post by Jim Breazeale » Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:58 pm

norman may wrote:I have an all original Blaupunkt 6V AM-FM Shortwave radio in my 356 B, but unfortunately I have mislaid the in-line/glass fuse. Could someone please advise me of the dimensions of the fuse - length, diameter and amps, and the supplier of the same?
Looking forward to your replies,
Many Thanks
Norman May
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I would just go to my local autoparts store and buy a universal radio in line fuse holder. A quick install with a pair of wire cutters and a bit of tape and it will be just fine. Only you will know that it has a "brand X" fuse and holder.

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Re: Blaupunkt Radio Glass fuse query

#7 Post by Mike Wilson » Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:50 pm

Jim: Norman may be referring to the fuse located within the radio, not the in-line one.

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Re: Blaupunkt Radio Glass fuse query

#8 Post by luc verschueren » Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:36 pm

Mike Wilson wrote:Jim: Norman may be referring to the fuse located within the radio, not the in-line one.

Mike
Do you mean something like this?
SV105584.JPG
 

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Re: Blaupunkt Radio Glass fuse query

#9 Post by norman may » Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:29 pm

Thanks to all who have replied so far, though I do appreciate Jim Breazeale's advice, I would like to persist in obtaining the correct fuse. The fuse is for the yellow lead from the radio to power source and I believe the fuse diameter is 4mm, and length is 20mm, not sure of the amperage. Many apologies Mike for not being more specific but I am pursuing your suggested suppliers, no luck so far.
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Re: Blaupunkt Radio Glass fuse query

#10 Post by Mike Wilson » Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:24 am

I just use an 8 amp ceramic fuse in an original fuse holder.

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Re: Blaupunkt Radio Glass fuse query

#11 Post by Jules Dielen » Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:33 am

Fry's Electronics has every fuse imaginable. In the UK that may be your old school hardware store perhaps. Or a place that sells computers or audio systems.
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Re: Blaupunkt Radio Glass fuse query

#12 Post by Jim Breazeale » Fri Mar 16, 2018 4:02 pm

norman may wrote:Thanks to all who have replied so far, though I do appreciate Jim Breazeale's advice, I would like to persist in obtaining the correct fuse. The fuse is for the yellow lead from the radio to power source and I believe the fuse diameter is 4mm, and length is 20mm, not sure of the amperage. Many apologies Mike for not being more specific but I am pursuing your suggested suppliers, no luck so far.
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Norman
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A picture of your holder would help. There is more than one type.

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Re: Blaupunkt Radio Glass fuse query

#13 Post by luc verschueren » Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:00 pm

luc verschueren wrote:
Mike Wilson wrote:Jim: Norman may be referring to the fuse located within the radio, not the in-line one.

Mike
Do you mean something like this?
SV105584.JPG
Norman, this fuse (diameter is 4mm, and length is 20mm) is in the powerpack of the radio.

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