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Sanyo M9998

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Black and business-like, with Dolby, AMSS music search, external microphones, and a sweet Stereo Wide setting......This Sanyo M9998 boombox was expensive for 1978.......Almost $500! That was more than a paycheck for most people at the time. It measures 655mm long and weighs 8.8 kg (19.2 lbs), not including batteries. It has 16cm woofers and 5cm tweeters. It puts out 8 watts per channel RMS, or 12 watts per channel "Music Power".

There were several versions of the M9998. The regular one is pictured below.

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Then there's the M9998K, shown below. It has a 4-position voltage selector which enabled it to be sold internationally. It also had a 5-band tuner and a few other differences, such as chrome dustcaps and chrome legs. (The example shown below had aftermarket LED's installed to illuminate the meters.)

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Then there was the "LU" model which apparently was sold in certain Euro markets.

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And finally there was the MR-X900, which was sold in Japan:

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