National Panasonic 2 Band 8 Transistor R-803H
- Manufacturer / Brand
- Panasonic, Matsushita, National ナショナル (also tubes); Osaka
- Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
- Radiomuseum.org ID
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- Number of Transistors
- Main principle
- Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 455 kHz
- Wave bands
- Broadcast and Short Wave (SW).
- Power type and voltage
- Dry Batteries / AA: 4 x 1,5 Volt
- Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 2.5 inch = 6.4 cm
- Power out
- 0.18 W (0.3 W max.)
- Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
- from Radiomuseum.org
- Model: National Panasonic 2 Band 8 Transistor R-803H - Panasonic, Matsushita,
- Very small Portable or Pocket-Set (Handheld) < 8 inch.
- Dimensions (WHD)
- 6.125 x 3.75 x 1.125 inch / 156 x 95 x 29 mm
National Model R-803
Eight transistors, two diodes, two-band portable radio. Features tone switch with thermistor temperature compensation, jacks for earphone and/or external speaker, independent battery compartment allows easy replacement of batteries without disturbing internal circuit. rich volume and quality tone with NBF circuit. Plastic cabinet available in blue, brown or red colours.
Specifications: frequency range: MW 525-1605 kC/s (kHz). SW 3.9 - 12 MC/s (MHz). Power output 300 mW. Speaker 2½" PM dynamic. 4 x UM-3 (AA Cells) penlight batteries. (MINGAY'S PRICE SERVICE)
Price and weight includes batteries.
- Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
- 1 lb 2 oz (1.125 lb) / 0.511 kg
- Price in first year of sale
- 34.65 AUS £
- Source of data
- - - Data from my own collection
- Mentioned in
- Mingay's Price Service (Aug 1963 to Aug 1964.)
- Literature/Schematics (1)
- J.R. Publications Transistor Radio Service Handbook (Group C1, 1964, Page N97.)
- Model page created by Felice Nicolini. See "Data change" for further contributors.
- Other Models
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