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National RQ-151

National RQ-151; Panasonic, (ID = 2468732) R-Player
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National RQ-151; Panasonic, (ID = 2468732) R-Player
Panasonic,: National RQ-151 [R-Player] ID = 2468732 1400x911
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For model National RQ-151, Panasonic, Matsushita, National ナショナル (also tubes); Osaka:
Digitally enhanced image from Mingay's. Taken from original document.
Country:  Japan
Manufacturer / Brand:  Panasonic, Matsushita, National ナショナル (also tubes); Osaka
Year: 1964–1966 Category: Sound/Video Recorder and/or Player
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 6: 2SB173 2SB175 2SB175 2SB178 2SB178 2SB172 OA70
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 0.7 W (max.)
from Model: National RQ-151 - Panasonic, Matsushita,
Material Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 12.125 x 3.125 x 9 inch / 308 x 79 x 229 mm

National RQ-151 Tape Recorder.

  Lightweight, portable, two-speed battery-operated, six transistor tape recorder in a plastic cabinet with carrying strap.
  Features: low power consumption and instant operation; rated power output of maximum 700 mW, the tone control giving excellent, noise-free recording and playback. Recording can be monitored through built-in speaker while it is being made. Recording can be made for up to 1½ hours on 3¾ ips, or 3 hours on 1⅞ ips. Accurate, uniform speed due to "capstan drive" system. The microphone features a remote control switch.
  Specifications: frequency response: 100-7000 C/s (Hz) at 3¾ ips and 100-4000 C/s at 1⅞ ips. Power source: 6 x UM-1 National batteries. Recording system: AC bias, erasing system, DC.
  Accessories: dynamic microphone with remote control switch, 5" recording tape (600ft), empty 5" reel, radio cord, hand belt, splicing tape, leather accessories bag.

This model sold in Australia between 1964 & 1966 for £61/19/- ($123.90 after 1966). Price includes batteries.

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 6 lb 0 oz (6 lb) / 2.724 kg
Mentioned in Mingay's Price Service (Aug 1964 to Aug 1966.)
Literature/Schematics (1) JR Tape Recorder Handbook, Page N9. (Also at KevinChant com)

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

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