Manufactured by Sony, Tokyo.
Around 1985, Sony introduced the miniature receiver ICF-4900 with several shortwave ranges as successor of the ICR-4800, it was the first set with the typical Sony designation with the famous letters ICF.
In the USA, the set was sold as ICF-4910.
The Sony ICF-4900 was the successor of the ICR-4800, Sonys first multi-band miniature receiver. The set covers not only five but seven shortwave bands from 49 - 13 m in addition to the FM broadcast band and mediumwaves.
Double conversion, analogue technology.
The set is equipped with semiconductors.