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überarbeitet am 23.10.2010

Philips did start production of portable radios using transistors very early. In the same years, when Sony entered the market with it's first microprocessor controlled travel radio, Philips presented the D2924, a travel radio with microprocessor control, PLL frequency synthesis and six memory presets.
In 1985, Philips came out with two new portable radios: the D2935 portable double conversion radio, that already was quite bulky for travelling, and the technically very similar D2999: this set, despite it's carrying handle, made a nice desktop receiver, but was in most cases too big, to be carried aorund on trips abroad.
In the following years, Philips presented several cheap travel radios, meant to be rivals for the Sony 7600 series and the Panasonic RF-B20 - 65 travel sets, but unlike their price, their quality of reception was never really convincing.

Travel Radios

D-2924 (1983): double conversion, FM, LW, MW, SW 5,95 - 15,45 MHz, digital frequency readout 1 kHz
D-1835 (198x): single conversion, FM, LW, MW, 9 x SW 49 - 11 mb, analog dial
Variant: D-7476 with integrated cassette recorder
D-2935 (1986): double conversion, FM, LW, MW, SW - 26,1 / 30 MHz, digital frequency readout  
D-1875 (1988): single conversion, FM, LW, MW, 9 x SW 49 - 11 mb, analog dial
AE-3205: single conversion, FM, MW, 6 x SW 49 - 16 mb, analog dial  
AE-3405: double conversion, FM, LW, MW, SW x 8, analog dial
AE-3805 (1990): double conversion, FM, MW, SW 3200 - 7300 sowie 9500 - 21750 kHz, digital frequency readout 5 kHz, 20 Speicher  

Car Radio

DC-777: double conversion, FM, LW, MW, SW - 30 MHz, digital frequency readout 1 kHz, 20 Speicher