Regency Model TR-1 Transistor Radio, 1954

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Date Introduced
1954
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
1 1/4 x 3 x 5 in.
Manufacturer
IDEA Corporation; Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI)
Credit Line
Courtesy of Richard Perdue
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
X374.84, 102711690

The Regency TR-1 with four TI germanium transistors sold over 100,000 units and introduced the word “transistor” to the public.