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Radio WATSON mod.280

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Zenonas Langaitis
Zenonas Langaitis
 
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11.Feb.10 06:11

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Hello
Who know some about this radio ?
Is it replica ? Or realy model about 1978 - 1982 ?
Any info  in  google... any in www.radiomuseum.org
unnatural sience...
 
 
Model  info  and pictures  I'll   sent  to RMorg...
But I doubt -  maybe  it's  from  Chinese  ?
Because -
I  found  in russian  internet  site  this  radio  Watson  280, new  - for  selling !
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This article was edited 11.Feb.10 07:37 by Zenonas Langaitis .

Georg Richter
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12.Feb.10 13:18

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Dear Zenonas,

as to be seen on the label: "Made in Japan".

"Watson" is not a manufacturer!

The code "508" may help to identify the real manufacturer of this "Watson"-branded radio. See the discussion about Japanese manufacturer codes.

"220V" on the label indicates that this model is not "actual retro product" as the mains voltage is now 230V.

For dating the model please check date codes on parts (as you was also told in an other forum ;-)

"Watson" branded models see here.

The standard procedure is to register a model first before asking :->

Best Regards

Georg

Martin Bösch
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Hallo Zenonas,
this set is a typical cheap digital display shortwave receiver made in Japan around 1978/80, it has been sold under different labels/brands, some from large department stores.

I have one set labelled as Sanwa 6090 DF, the set has also been sold as Miramo 6090.

Externally and technically, these sets have a similar appearence as a much-downgraded Panasonic shortwave set, also the Pan Crusader sets might come from the same corner in Japan. (Similar controls, similar operation scheme, especially the fluorescent frequency display with a calibration control that shifts the displayed frequency).

Kind regards Martin

Zenonas Langaitis
Zenonas Langaitis
 
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17.Feb.10 12:20

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Thanks  Georg

Thanks   Martin

Now I know  what  is   WATSON  radio  :-)

 

  
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