National 2-Band 7-Transistor Radiograph HG-700

Panasonic, Matsushita, National ナショナル (also tubes); Osaka

  • Year
  • 1962–1964
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 143358

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Transistors
  • 7
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common)
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast and Short Wave (SW).
  • Details
  • Record Player (not changer)
  • Power type and voltage
  • Batteries / addl. power jack / 6 x 1.5 / 9 & 9 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) - elliptical
  • Material
  • Leather / canvas / plastic - over other material
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: National 2-Band 7-Transistor Radiograph HG-700 - Panasonic, Matsushita,
  • Shape
  • Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 390 x 260 x 120 mm / 15.4 x 10.2 x 4.7 inch
  • Notes
  • National Model HG-700

       A two band fully transistorised portable radiogram. Sensitive reception through seven transistors and two diodes. Three speed record player has Ceramic pickup. Plays all sized records. Output 2 watts maximum. Built-in Ferrite rod antenna and telescopic whip antenna for short wave listening.
       Frequency range M/W 535-1605 kC/s (kHz). S/W 3.9 - 12 MC/s (MHz). Pick-up: turnover type stereo pick-up; phonomotor; three speed DC rim-drive type. Batteries: six National UM-1 dry cells (D Cells) or equivalent. Speaker 6" x 4" oval. (MINGAY'S PRICE SERVICE)

    This model sold in Australia between 1962 & 1964 for £59/17/-. Price includes batteries.

  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 5 kg / 11 lb 0.2 oz (11.013 lb)
  • Price in first year of sale
  • 1,800.00 Pts
  • Author
  • Model page created by Maite Saez-Sesma. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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