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Sony ICF-6800W

ICF-6800W
General Coverage Portable Communications Receiver Rating (1-5): HHHH (4)
Made In: Japan 1980-1983 Voltages: 110/120/220/240 VAC
Coverage: 530-30000 kHz +FM Readout: Digital LED 1.
Modes: AM/USB/LSB-CW Selectivity: 9/4 kHz
Circuit: Double Conversion Physical: 18x7.5x9.25" 12 Lbs.
Features: " Head. Jack, S/Battery Meter, Bass, Treble, Dial Lamp, Dial Lamp Switch, Preselector, FM AFC, Carry Strap, Timer Jack, Record Jack, Carry Handle, Memo Lamp, Time Chart.
Accessories: DCC-120 Car Battery Cord
New Price: $539-650 Used Price: $450-700
Comments: Also operates from six D cells. Model ICF-6800WA Orange is later production with improvements. Both models enjoy collector demand.
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Sony ICF-SW1S

ICF-SW1S
General Coverage Portabale Broadcast Receiver Rating (1-5): HHHH (4)
Made In: Japan 1988-1993 Voltages: 120 VAC or 2 AA cells
Coverage: 150-29995 kHz +FM Readout: Digital LCD 5.
Modes: AM Selectivity: 10/4 kHz
Circuit: Double Conversion Physical: 4.75x2.785x1" 0.5 Lbs.
Features: Mini Head. Jack, Tone, 10 Memories, Two Tuning Steps, Scan, Keypad, Clock-Timer, Sleep, Up-Down Tuning, Key Lock, 9/10 kHz Medium Wave Step, Local-DX Switch, Dial Lamp, Tune LED.
Accessories: DCC-E127A Car Battery Cord
New Price: $300-350 Used Price: $160-190
Comments: Supplied with AC adapter, stereo earphones, active antenna and carry case. Model ICF-SW1E is identical to the ICF-SW1S sans carrying case and most accessories. The ICF-SW1E was not sold in North America.
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