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Panasonic Rf-9000 Radio Shortwave Receiver

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Item: Panasonic Rf-9000 Radio Shortwave Receiver
Sold For: $3,179.00
Bids:  36
Date:  Apr 22, 2012
Auction: Ebay
Seller: babyjdrums
Description and Image By: babyjdrums

Here we have an incredibly rare radio made by National Panasonic: The RF-9000

I found this information: Country:  Japan

Manufacturer/Brand:  Panasonic / National – Panasonic

Year: 1981 Type: Radio – or past WW2 tuner Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 161: Principle Superhet, double/triple conversion; IF-Freq 455 kHz Wave bands Broadcast, Long Wave, more than 2 x SW plus FM. Details  Power type and voltage Line / Batteries (any type) / 220 / 12×1,5 plus backup 2 x 1.5 Volt Loudspeaker 2 Loudspeakers Power out  from Radiomuseum.org Model: RF-9000 – Panasonic / National – Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin) Shape Portable, e.g. Portable Radio (with or without mains > 8 inch). Dimensions (WHD) 520 x 362 x 206 mm / 20.5 x 14.3 x 8.1 inch Notes The National-Panasonic model RF9000 has 39 integrated circuits, Timer, backup battery: 2×1,5 V. Features include: ¼” Headphone Jack, S-Tune Meter, Clock, 15 Memories, Lock, ANL, Bass, Treble, Carry Handle, Record Jack, Two Tuning Rates, Clock, Dial Lamp, Dial Lamp Switch, RF Gain, Keypad, Scanning, Aux. Audio Input Jack, 12/24 Hour Clock, Four Event Timer, External Antenna Input, Loudness, Two Speakers 7×5″ & 2.6″. The RF-9000 operates from: 100~110/115~127/200~220/230~250 VAC or eight D cells or 12 VDC. Also requires two AA cells as backup for the clock. It measures 20.6 x 14.3 x 8.2″ and weights 45 Lbs. Net weight (2.2 lb = 1 kg) 20.3 kg / 44 lb 11.4 oz (44.714 lb) Cosmetically, this is fairly clean! There are dings and scuffs on all the corners, the face, back and cover are very clean…THAT’S IT! I would call this an 6.5/7 out of 10 on the Audiogon scale.

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