Portable FM/AM Radio RP 5040A

Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd.; Moriguchi (Osaka)

  • Year
  • 1976–1979
  • Category
  • Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
  • Radiomuseum.org ID
  • 241975

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 Technical Specifications

  • Number of Transistors
  • 8
  • Main principle
  • Superheterodyne (common); ZF/IF 460/10700 kHz
  • Wave bands
  • Broadcast (BC) and FM or UHF.
  • Power type and voltage
  • Dry Batteries / AA: 4 x 1,5 Volt
  • Loudspeaker
  • Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 5 cm = 2 inch
  • Power out
  • 0.3 W (max.)
  • Material
  • Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
  • from Radiomuseum.org
  • Model: Portable FM/AM Radio RP 5040A - Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd.;
  • Shape
  • Very small Portable or Pocket-Set (Handheld) < 8 inch.
  • Dimensions (WHD)
  • 93 x 152 x 43 mm / 3.7 x 6 x 1.7 inch
  • Notes
  • There are even variants with FM OIRT 62-74 MHz.

    It works with four AA batteries and in the back it doesn't show "Made in....": it's almost identical to the model RP5050 which works with one 9V battery and shows "Made in Singapore". Both of them show an oval with two letters which could be a country code.

    At the end of this page starts the forum with the links to the unlinked models.

    Similar to Avon, Emerson ADE 2004, Maxell, Eco, Caltronic, Empress, Sano, VDM, Panavox, Jupiter, Gitem, Sakura, Crackerina, Cartex, Johnnie Walker, Oskar, Neywa-2, Tempest M-688, Advance AD200, Caprice, Stewart, Candle, Browni, Sergeant, Nippon.

    Sold in Australia between 1976 & 1979 for $14.95

  • Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg)
  • 0.340 kg / 0 lb 12 oz (0.749 lb)
  • Source of data
  • -- Original-techn. papers.
  • Author
  • Model page created by Rudolf Nemeth. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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