Background and Identification
The Sony ICF-7600D is a compact, microprocessor-controlled, dual conversion portable receiver first produced in 1983. This model is the European version of the ICF-2002 model. The radio includes a direct-access tuning keypad and a multifunction LCD (liquid-crystal display) digital readout. Users can press the numbered keys to match the desired frequency. The device also features manual and automatic scan tuning as well as ten memories so users can save their favorite stations.
The Sony Radio ICF-7600D tunes from 150 to 29995 kHz for coverage of long-wave, mid-wave, and shortwave. The device also supports Single Sideband (SSB) reception. Other features include an LED tune indicator, keypad lock, 12/24 hour digital quartz clock with a timer, Local-DX sensitivity switch, 9/10 kHz MW tuning switch, tone switch, and external antenna jack. The radio requires six VDC or six AA batteries.
The Sony Radio ICF-7600D can experience some defects, including a dead clock module, a cracked cabinet around the telescopic antenna base, and occasional dead analytics. According to a review of the Sony Radio ICF-7600D, the radio can sometimes lose contact with the power supply connected. Additionally, the radio does not have impressive selectivity and can be susceptible to overload.
The Sony ICF-7600D radio includes the name “Sony” in capital letters in the upper left-hand corner of the device’s top face. The model number “ICF-7600D” is included next to the “Sony” name in the upper left-hand region of the device.