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Portable 8 Track

Published: June 15, 2021

There were not many manufacturers who made portable 8 track players, but still a few did. And they are quite popular under collectors these days. They're cool looking, don't take up much space, and hey, you can show your friends your fantastic retro audio gear while you meet in the park.

Portable 8 track

Eight track home players were introduced in 1966 that allowed consumers to share tapes between their homes and portable systems, and the so called "Boombox" type portable 8 track players like the Panasonic Rs-836A were also popular.

Here are a few brands that made portable players for 8 track cassettes:

  • Sears
  • General Electric
  • Panasonic (Dynamite 8, RQ-830S, RS-833S, etc.)
  • Ross
  • Lloyds
  • Juliette
  • RCA
  • Sano

Portable 8 Track value and price guide

What's your Portable 8 Track worth in 2021? Here are some recently sold items.

Item Title Date Price
general Zoom H8 12 Track Portable Zoom H8 12 Track Portable Handy Recorder 06/2021 $ 525.86
general Zoom H8 12 Track Portable Zoom H8 12 Track Portable Recorder 06/2021 $ 471.19
general Arvin Model 80L88 18 1 01291 Arvin Model 80L88 18 1 01291 Portable 06/2021 $ 353.39
general National RQ K12 Vocal Magician National RQ K12 Vocal Magician Portable 04/2021 $ 199.19
general GE Portable 8 Track Tape GE Portable 8 Track Tape Player Blaster 04/2021 $ 265.05
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