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Panasonic RQ-2102

Panasonic RQ-2102
alaScore 88

474 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 474 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the reliability and portability. The value for money and sound are also mentioned favorably.

usability, sound, value for money, portability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the Panasonic RQ-2102 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic RQ-2102

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 420 user reviews of Panasonic RQ-2102 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Amazon.com.

usability, sound, value for money, portability, reliability

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic RQ2102 Cassette RecorderPanasonic RQ2102 Shoe Box Recorder

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good functional recorder

 

I use to record and play back radio programs I have taped.

Compact Design","High Quality Sound","Long Battery Life","Reliable

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Panasonic Cassette Recorders Perfect

 

I dropped a Panasonic cassette recorder that I had carried and used for field work as a music arranger for thirty years. After searching all over, including retail stores, pawn shops and flea markets without finding any replacements at all, I ordered...

Compact Design","High Quality Sound","Long Battery Life","On the spot recording any","Reliable

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Typical Panasonic = Quality

 

Exactly the reliable old school design I was looking for, I pick Panasonic almost every time for this kind of item as Ive never had a bad Panasonic product in my life. The unit is well made and does just what it should and is great quality for price....

Compact Design","Reliable

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Good value as usual from Panasonic

 

I can not see it being much better for the money, I use it for voice recording and its just what I expected from Panasonic, your moneys worth. This unit is very affordable and I am very pleased overall with its quality and performance. One might say...

Compact Design","Reliable

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Old-tech gadget, but works perfectly!

 

I would have given this item 5-stars, however the counter is not reliable (sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't). [...] Other than that, all of its features work properly. It plays my old cassette tapes with no problem especially my educational &...

Compact Design

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Old-tech gadget, but works perfectly!

 

I would have given this item 5-stars, however the counter is not reliable (sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn\'t). [...] Other than that, all of its features work properly. It plays my old cassette tapes with no problem especially my educational &...

Compact Design

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Well engineered, Easy to Operate

 

My experience with this type recorder goes back several decades. The one I purchased was to replace an older model that had lasted many years. This unit is far superior and lighter weight with better sound and easy-to-use controls. It\'ll do the job.

Compact Design","High Quality Sound","Reliable

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Recordings Captured Nicely

 

Very good tape recorder. Durable, with some weight to it. Records very cleanly. I use to record jam sessions with guitars and drums. Grade "A" quality.

Compact Design","High Quality Sound","Reliable

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Great workhorse

 

I bought two of these for my children to use for their homeschooling and books on tape needs. Hospitals use these for reports all the time.

Durable","Easy Controls","Good Sound","Lightweight

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the best,-- period

 

This Panasonic product, to me, is the gold standard. In the 89's and 90's I modified them to record 4 hours on each side of 120-minute cassette tapes. This appealed to the growing number of talk-radio fans. Its sound quality and bullet-proof...

Has no cpetition, High Quality Sound, Reliable, Super-quality constructio

No negatives

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Product Specifications

The Panasonic RQ-2102 portable cassette recorder takes the power of home to any locale with a minimum of expended physical effort. Not really the life of the party, more the party itself. Packed full of features: pumping two-way speaker system, FET preamp for higher fidelity, built-in condenser microphone and one-touch recording makes archiving valuable moments a breeze. Enjoy the music and the ease with Panasonic.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio System

Functions (KB):Cassette dictaphone/transcriber
Sound Output Mode:Mono
Subcategory (KB):CD / MD / cassette players / personal radios
Type:Cassette recorder

Cassette System

Control Type:Mechanical
Type:Cassette recorder

CD System

Type: None

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:10in
Height:2in
Weight:3.3lbs
Width:5.5in

Header

Localization:English
Manufacturer:Panasonic
Model:2102
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic RQ

MD System

Type: None

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty