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Panasonic RQ-2102

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Panasonic RQ-2102. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and performance. The price and sound also get good views.

usability, sound, price, performance, durability

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 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Panasonic RQ-2102 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviewers are impressed by the portability and performance. The price and sound are also appreciated.

usability, sound, price, performance, portability

73% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (

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

Apr, 2010

Consumer review (

Very Poor Sound Quality


Product sound was so bad I had to return it same day

Poor Quality Sound, Unreliable

Mar, 2010

Consumer review (

Product does not work


To be returned

Poor Quality Sound, Unreliable

Oct, 2009

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


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



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic RQ

MD System

Type: None



Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty