• Short Summary

    A leading Japanese transistor radio company demonstrated a new television set run by battery and transistors to be put on the market in March.

  • Description

    A leading Japanese transistor radio company demonstrated a new television set run by battery and transistors to be put on the market in March.

    Contained in a portable cabinet six inches high, nine inches wide and ten inches long, the set incorporated an eight inch cathode tube.

    Operated by a re-chargeable battery or domestic A/C electric power, the set can also be used in a car by utilising the vehicles 12 volt battery.

    Its retail price is still under study, but the set is expected to be sold for about US$200 in Japan.

    Production of 10,000 sets every month is planned by the end of 1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA56WDCPW0DJ82KX1SLT7192533
    Media URN:
    VLVA56WDCPW0DJ82KX1SLT7192533
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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