Z1 AM Radio - Vintage Sinclair

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Z1 AM Radio



Date: May 1999
Cost new: £9.95
Cost today: £10 -
Scarcity: Reasonably rare.
Weight : 14g
Battery: SR44 lithium
Frequency: 530-1600 KHz

In 1999, Sir Clive produced another in a long line of miniaturized radios; the Z1. Working in the AM band, it fitted snuggly in the ear with the aid of a foam cover. The was an a choice of an attachable rod aerial or a longer wire aerial which would presumably trail over your back or be tucked inside your clothing. In practice it was tricky to tune to your favourite station being so small.

The radio and its accessories fitted neatly away in a plastic capsule.

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