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8L-688L; Toshiba Corporation; (ID = 258499) Radio 8L-688L; Toshiba Corporation; (ID = 258500) Radio
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8L-688L; Toshiba Corporation; (ID = 258499) Radio
Toshiba Corporation;: 8L-688L [Radio] ID = 258499 900x630
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For model 8L-688L, Toshiba Corporation; Tokyo:
My mid 1960s Toshiba MW/LW/SW 8 transistor radio which I have just restored.
Country:  Japan
Manufacturer / Brand:  Toshiba Corporation; Tokyo
alternative name
Shibaura Engineering Works
Tokyo Shibaura
Year: 1966 Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 8:
Main principle Superheterodyne (common)
Wave bands Broadcast, Long Wave and 2 x Short Wave.
Power type and voltage Dry Batteries / 4 x 1,5 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) / Ø 3.5 inch = 8.9 cm
Power out 0.4 W (unknown quality)
from Model: 8L-688L - Toshiba Corporation; Tokyo
Material Plastics (no bakelite or catalin)
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 260 x 170 x 75 mm / 10.2 x 6.7 x 3 inch
Notes Sockets for Phono and Earphone
Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 1 kg / 2 lb 3.2 oz (2.203 lb)
Price in first year of sale 2'550.00 BFr
Source of data - - Data from my own collection

Model page created by Howard Craven. See "Data change" for further contributors.

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