1970s Hacker Autocrat Mk 2 Model RP73 MW LW Radio
Available today, we have a very impressive 1970s Hacker Autocrat Mk 2 Model RP73 MW LW Radio, made in Great Britain by Hacker Radio Ltd, Maidenhead.
Please note that this radio does not have VHF/FM. It covers the Medium Wave and Long wave broadcast bands only.
Hackers were a luxury product praised for their build quality and superb sound: every radio collector should have at least one!
Manufacturer: Hacker Radio, Maidenhead, UK. 1970s
Dimensions (WHD): 29.5 x 20 x 8.2cm / 11.6 x 7.9 x 3.2 inch
Unpacked Weight: 2.1 kg
Frequency Coverage LW/ MW
Antenna – Internal ferrite rod
Batteries/ Cells – requires 2 of 9 Volts: Please note that the cells/ batteries are not included but are readily available to buy on the internet. Alternatively, a mains DC PSU of the wall wart type would power the radio from a mains supply (not included).
Loudspeaker: Permanent Magnet Dynamic (PDyn) Loudspeaker (moving coil) – elliptical
This radio is in very good cosmetic condition, with only minor marking, with a black leatherette covered case showing all knobs and trims present, and beautiful teak side panels which have been polished to perfection.
- There is a few small scuffs in the teak on the corners
- The top dial plate is in first class condition
- Slight wear to the front speaker grill
- All four feet are present.
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