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Realistic 12-636

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Realistic 12-636 ; Radio Shack Tandy, (ID = 1293517) Radio
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For model Realistic 12-636, Radio Shack (Tandy, Realistic, Micronta); USA:
By courtesy of - See all the catalogs from 1939 to (almost) today at www This picture is from 1987, page 82.
Country:  United States of America (USA)
Manufacturer / Brand:  Radio Shack (Tandy, Realistic, Micronta); USA
Year: 1986–1988 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) Semiconductors present.
Main principle Super-Heterodyne (Super in general)
Wave bands Broadcast (BC) and FM or UHF.
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 1 x 9 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 2.25 inch = 5.7 cm
Power out
from Model: Realistic 12-636 - Radio Shack Tandy, Realistic,
Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Shape Very small Portable or Pocket-Set (Handheld) < 8 inch.
Dimensions (WHD) 3 x 5.3125 x 1.25 inch / 76 x 135 x 32 mm

Realistic 12-636 featured in the catalog Radio Shack 1987 under the slogan "On-The-go" listening - portable radios. It was already listed in catalog 1986 for $ 15.95 and sells in 1987/88  for $ 14.95. It has a side-mounted rotary controls for one-hand operation, slide-rule dial. Telescoping antenna, earphone for private listening. Pocket radio, wrist strap. FM: 88 - 108 MHz, AM: 520 - 1.620 kHz, made in South Korea for Tandy.

Price in first year of sale 15.95 $
Mentioned in Radio Shack Catalog (1987, No. 406, page 82)

Model page created by Ernst Erb. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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