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Wed Oct 9, 2019, 09:52 PM

1967 Panasonic RF-5000A, 30 lb. BEAST







Ragchew on 80 meters.
The ssb on this two speaker behemoth works great.

This set also has f.m.

Cool wire loop and 2 telescoping antenna, smooth flywheel tuning with tuned r.f..

Everything worked out of the box, almost got a rupture carrying it up the steps.



Country: Japan
Manufacturer / Brand: Panasonic, Matsushita, National ナショナル (also tubes); Osaka
Year: 1967 ? Category: Broadcast Receiver - or past WW2 Tuner
Semiconductors (the count is only for transistors) 18: 2SC429 2SC469 2SC185 2SC469 2SC469 2SC469 2SC469 2SC185 2SC184 2SC185 2SC183 2SC183 2SB173 2SB345 2SB345 2SB345 2SB324 2SB324 SC-15 OA90 OA79 1S1211
Main principle Superhet with RF-stage; ZF/IF 455/10700 kHz
Tuned circuits 6 AM circuit(s) 11 FM circuit(s)
Wave bands Broadcast, Long Wave, more than 2 x SW plus FM or UHF.
Details
Power type and voltage Line / Batteries (any type) / 110, 200, 225, 250 / 6 x 1,5 Volt
Loudspeaker Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil)
Power out
from Radiomuseum.org Model: National Panasonic RF-5000 - Panasonic, Matsushita,
Material Modern plastics (no Bakelite or Catalin)
Shape Portable set > 8 inch (also usable without mains)
Dimensions (WHD) 422 x 350 x 153 mm / 16.6 x 13.8 x 6 inch
Notes
covers 1,6-4,5 / 4,5-6,5 / 6,5-9 / 9-12 / 12-16 / 16-20 / 20-25 / 25-30 MHz shortwaves, FM 76 - 108 MHz, AM, SSB(BFO), 2 AM-bandwidths.

AM-IF 3 circuits with an additional ceramic (piezo) filter.
Transistor count without power supply unit.

Collectors' prices
Literature/Schematics (1) -- Original-techn. papers

https://www.radiomuseum.org/r/panasonic_rf_5000_rf5000.html







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