Hitachi TRK-8190

 This is a nice Hitachi TRK-8190 from around 1980.  It’s styling is nice and clean and gives it a high end look.  The white tuning dial face and angled slider caps add to the feel.  …

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Toshiba RT-200 S

 Toshiba made quite a few boomboxes over the years and one of the more popular was the Toshiba RT-200s or BomBeat DR-01.  It hit the market in 1982 with a price tag of around $239.99 …

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Sanyo M9800

 Another classically styled somewhat drab Sanyo product.  It’s the Sanyo M9800. It’s a nice basic box with average features including AM, FM, single cassette, tone control knob, function and mode switches, LED FM stereo indicator, …

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Yamaha PC-8

 This Yamaha PC-8 boombox with classic late 80’s styling was part of Yamaha’s “Natural Sound” line of audio components. The blue, black, and gray color scheme made for a pretty nice looking box.  The white …

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Panasonic RX-5250

 Introduced in 1983 this Panasonic RX-5250 retailed for $349.99.  As opposed to earlier designed boomboxes the RX-5250 had all its controls on the front of the box.  It also incorporated red LED meters on the …

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Sanyo M 9923

 This classically styled boombox is the Sanyo M 9923. To me classically styled means black and gray colors, two round speakers at each side with small tweeters above, dial face on the front at the …

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Sony ZX-7

This is probably one of the more rare Sony boomboxes and definitely has one of the cooler names.  It is the Sony ZX-7.  ZX-7 sounds fast and high tech, almost like a high end race …

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Panasonic RX-5040

Most of you are probably familiar with the big Panasonic boomboxes such as the RX-7000, the RX-5600 and the RX-5500. Well, here is their little lost brother the Panasonic RX-5040 which was offered in the …

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Sansui Shogun JSA-185

 Those of you who know your boomboxes will immediately recognize this unit as the Conion C-126f. However, it is badged as a Sansui Shogun JSA-185 Super Jumbo 60. Quite an impressive name. From what I …

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