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National RQ-100

National RQ-100; Panasonic, (ID = 2468729) R-Player
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National RQ-100; Panasonic, (ID = 2468729) R-Player
Panasonic,: National RQ-100 [R-Player] ID = 2468729 1400x1040
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For model National RQ-100, Panasonic, Matsushita, National ナショナル (also tubes); Osaka:
Mingay's Price Service, 2/64.
Country:  Japan
Manufacturer / Brand:  Panasonic, Matsushita, National ナショナル (also tubes); Osaka
Year: 1963/1964 Category: Sound/Video Recorder and/or Player
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 6: 2SB173 2SB175 2SB175 2SB178 2SB178 2SB172
Main principle Audio-Amplification
Wave bands - without
Details Tape Recorder
Power type and voltage Batteries / addl. power jack / D: 6 x 1.5 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 3.5 inch = 8.9 cm
Power out 0.5 W (0.7 W max.)
from Model: National RQ-100 - Panasonic, Matsushita,
Material Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 9.8 x 3.2 x 8 inch / 249 x 81 x 203 mm

National Model RQ100 Tape Recorder

Battery-operated two-speed tape recorder having six transistors, housed in plastic cabinet with carrying handle.

Features: speeds, 3¾ and 1⅞ ips; recording times, 30 mins at 3¾ ips, one hour at 1⅞ ips. Operates from six Type UM1 cells. Built-in speaker, 3". Input impedance, 30KΩ unbalanced; output 8Ω unbalanced. Recording system system, AC bias; DC erasure system. Fast forward and rewind. Capstan drive on reels.

Wow and flutter at 3¾ ips, less than 0.4%. Recording can be monitored by earphone. Jack is provided for connection of National home adaptor, which functions as external power source or external speaker and foot switch (optional extra).
Supplied with dynamic microphone, 300 ft tape empty reel and splicing tape. (MINGAY'S PRICE SERVICE)

Price includes batteries.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 4.8 lb (4 lb 12.8 oz) / 2.179 kg
Price in first year of sale 51.45 AUS £
Mentioned in Mingay's Price Service (Feb 1964.)
Literature/Schematics (1) - - Manufacturers Literature (National Tape Recorder Service Handbook, Page 1.)
Literature/Schematics (2) JR Tape Recorder Handbook, Page N1.

Model page created by Martin Kent. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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