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FM/AM 2 Band PLL Synthesized Receiver ICF-M500

Country:  Japan
Manufacturer / Brand:  Sony Corporation; Tokyo
Year: 1990 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) Semiconductors present.
Main principle PLL, Phase-locked loop
Wave bands Broadcast (BC) and FM or UHF.
Power type and voltage Batteries / addl. power jack / AA: 3 x 1.5 / 4.5 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 3 inch = 7.6 cm
Power out
from Model: FM/AM 2 Band PLL Synthesized Receiver ICF-M500 - Sony Corporation; Tokyo
Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Shape Very small Portable or Pocket-Set (Handheld) < 8 inch.
Dimensions (WHD) 189 x 116 x 45 mm / 7.4 x 4.6 x 1.8 inch

The Sony ICF-M500 receives the Japanese FM band 76 to 90 MHz, the FM sound carrier of the Japanese TV channels 1 to 3 and the MW/AM band from 531 to 1710 kHz.

Pre-programmed memory with program cards for all country regions of Japan.

See also the similar operated models ICF-SW800 (FM/SW) and ICR-SW700 (MW/SW).

Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 0.570 kg / 1 lb 4.1 oz (1.256 lb)
Price in first year of sale 12'800.00 JPY
Mentioned in - - Manufacturers Literature

Model page created by Bernhard Nagel. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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