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National RQ-503S

National RQ-503S; Panasonic, (ID = 2468925) R-Player
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National RQ-503S; Panasonic, (ID = 2468925) R-Player
Panasonic,: National RQ-503S [R-Player] ID = 2468925 1400x1145
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For model National RQ-503S, 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: 1965–1969 Category: Sound/Video Recorder and/or Player
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 6: 2SB173 2SB175 2SB175 2SB324 2SB324 2SB172
Main principle Audio-Amplification
Wave bands - without
Details Tape Recorder
Power type and voltage Alternating Current supply (AC) / 110/220 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) - elliptical
Power out 1.5 W (max.)
from Model: National RQ-503S - Panasonic, Matsushita,
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Dimensions (WHD) 11.125 x 5 x 9.625 inch / 283 x 127 x 244 mm

National Model RQ-503S

  Two-speed, twin-track AC-operated six transistor tape recorder. Features special "error guard" switch which ensures no errors in recording. Pause lever and index counter, Speeds, 3¾ and 1⅞ ips. Power consumption of approximately 40W with an output of 1.5W. Sound monitor system enables monitoring through inbuilt speaker while recording, thus enabling use as a public address system. Neon lamp for recording level.
  Specifications: frequency response 100-7000 c/s (Hz) at 3¾ ips and 100-4000 c/s (Hz) at 1⅞ ips. Recording system AC bias 33 kC/s (kHz); 6" x 3" dynamic speaker. Accessories: recording tape 5", dynamic microphone and radio cord.

This model sold in Australia between 1965 & 1969 for $94.50

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 8 lb 14 oz (8.875 lb) / 4.029 kg
Mentioned in Mingay's Price Service (Feb 1966 to Feb 1969.)
Literature/Schematics (1) JR Tape Recorder Handbook, Page N18. (Also at KevinChant com)

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

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