A sort after Hacker radio by collectors, this one was built by Hacker Sound at Bournemouth second factory after the fire, this one has black control switches rather than Chrome from the
first version built in Maidenhead. In effect its a Sovereign 4 RP77 with a quality cassette deck fitted. Cassette technology like Vinyl and Reel To Reel tape machines are back in. This
radio cassette allows live recording either from the built in microphone or to record from the radio. As with all these models has bands MW. LW and VHF going upto 104 Mhz are fitted. The
cassette drive (Hacker quality to match) has been taken apart all drive components cleaned, heads tape paths etc. The electronics are working perfectly to specification.The top tuning
dial is very good with only slight marking.
Controls: On / Off Volume, Bass, Treble, Push button wave band change FM MW LW, AFC, cassette type normal / CrO2, cassette or
radio AM tuning.
Medium 520 -
Long 150 -
Medium and Long Wave internal ferrite rode aerial with telescopic knuckle jointed multi positional FM.
Output sockets for external AM/FM aerial for weak signal areas, external Short Wave for weak areas or car. DIN 5 input / output
(input 20mV -1000mV into 50kohm impedance: ouput 50mV with 20kohm source impedance) sockets. External microphone (0.5mV with 3kohm input impedance), personel earphone or externa; loudspeaker
Powerful 8 x 5 inch (203mm x 127mm) elliptical loudspeaker.
Fully portable when powered via 8 D type 1.5V batteries fitted internally (not included).
Mains externally powered via plug and cable supplied.
Cassette buttons - Pause, Stop / eject, Play / record, Fast forward, Fast Rewind, record.
Electrically governed motor with mechanical auto stop on both replay and record.
Automatic level control of the recording signal.
Built in microphone.
Record direct from all channels of the radio, built in microphone or external microphone (not supplied).
The cabinet is in very good condition as seen in the photo's, the side Teak panels are good with some marking on the right hand side. Comes cmplete with mains lead and brand new cassette
tape, with 6 months warranty