Wilco CRS-1049

Wilco CRS-1049

A slightly obscure boombox is the Wilco CRS-1049. While obscure it did have a number of features.

  • Stereo 4-band radio cassette tape recorder with 4-way speaker system
  • Made in Japan
  • Frequency range: MW 530-1605 KHz, SW1 3.2-10 MHz, SW2 10-24 MHz, FM 88-108 MHz
  • Speakers: Woofer 16cm 4 ohms x 2, Tweeter 5.2cm 4 ohms x 2
  • AC voltage is selectable between 110-120V ad 220-240V
  • Power Source: 12VDC (1.5V x 8 “D” cell), DC Ext jack 13.2V car batery or equal, AC power cord (included)
  • 50-60 Hz
  • Full width fold-down carrying handle
  • Dual antennas (one missing its tip)
  • Full-width analog tuning dial
  • Stereo indicator light
  • Lamp switch
  • Sleep on-off switch
  • Radio on – off (tape) switch
  • AFC on-off
  • Mode switches: mono-stereo and wide-stereo
  • Mute on-off
  • Loudness on-off
  • Volume control
  • Treble control
  • Bass control
  • Balance control
  • Band selector switch
  • Sensor tuning – level indicator meter (LEDs)
  • Tape recorder with auto shut off, full featured
  • Tape counter
  • Tape selector switch (normal – CrO2) 

  Input/Output :

  • Aux L/R (RCA)
  • Mic L/R and remote
  • Line in L/R (RCA)
  • Line out L/R (RCA)
  • Extension Speaker L/R, 4 ohms
  • Beat cut switch 1-2
  • Phones (phono plug)

Dimensions: 21-1/4″ wide x 12″ high (14-1/2″ high with handle up) x 5-1/2″ deep.

Some recent sales of Wilco boomboxes:

  • Wilco CRS-1047L $219.44 2019-10-02
  • Wilco CRS 1048 $100.00 2019-04-09
  • Wilco CRS-1047L $430.79 2018-11-27
  • Wilco CRS-2055 $104.34
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3 thoughts on “Wilco CRS-1049

  1. I will like to know if your wilco crs 1049 is for sale. I’m a49 years old man and wen I was 16 I visit new your city for the first time and my brother got for me that specific radio. When I went back to Puerto Rico it was stolen from my. Is a wonderful radio and the memories are priceless. Pleas replay and let me know. Thank you very much.

  2. I would like to purchase this boombox. I am 57 years old and still have my inoperable Wilco CRS-1049. Can you direct me where to get one. The Wilco CRS-1049 for sale on Ebay says the cassette does not work.

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