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 Post subject: The Fisher Model 100 Microceiver With Tune-O-Matic
PostPosted: Nov Wed 21, 2018 3:31 am 
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They called it a Microceiver- it's a tabletop radio, with amazing sound, and some neat little tricks. From 1968-

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 Post subject: Re: The Fisher Model 100 Microceiver With Tune-O-Matic
PostPosted: Nov Wed 21, 2018 3:12 pm 
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Nice looking radio. One has to wonder how big their “non-micro” radios were!


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 Post subject: Re: The Fisher Model 100 Microceiver With Tune-O-Matic
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Not sure, but I read somewhere last night that this was the same tuner as what was in their traditional receiver at the time. This is true Fisher, as in "The Fisher", made in NY.

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 Post subject: Re: The Fisher Model 100 Microceiver With Tune-O-Matic
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I didn't know such a thing existed. looks like the preset controls from a tx-500. I'm guessing their answer to the KLH radios.

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 Post subject: Re: The Fisher Model 100 Microceiver With Tune-O-Matic
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Exactly! I found a review from 1968 in Popular Mechanics with a writeup on this and the KLH. It is a spectacular sounding radio. A

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 Post subject: Re: The Fisher Model 100 Microceiver With Tune-O-Matic
PostPosted: Nov Wed 21, 2018 6:39 pm 
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I have one. Amazing sound...


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 Post subject: Re: The Fisher Model 100 Microceiver With Tune-O-Matic
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It really is a crisp, warm sound. I believe part of that has to do with the high quality speaker that was used. And, of course, the acoustic suspension design. Say what you will about its merits compared to bass reflex, but in this design configuration, it works.

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 Post subject: Re: The Fisher Model 100 Microceiver With Tune-O-Matic
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I'm listening to it as I type this. I can attest to how good it sounds. I need to attach an antenna. Reception here with just the line cord is weak.

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 Post subject: Re: The Fisher Model 100 Microceiver With Tune-O-Matic
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I keep a Fisher 100 on my nightstand, and I agree about the sound quality, it's excellent. However, I haven't been using it all much lately, as it's fairly drifty, even with AFC on.


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 Post subject: Re: The Fisher Model 100 Microceiver With Tune-O-Matic
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I have seen a couple of comments elsewhere about driftiness. what I have observed is that while it can be challenging to have some presets snap back to frequency, It usually does eventually come around. Based on the amazing sound quality alone, this little guy does regular duty nightly.

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