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Aiwa Co. Ltd.; Tokyo

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Name: Aiwa Co. Ltd.; Tokyo    (J)  
Abbreviation: aiwa
Products: Model types Others

Aiwa Co. Ltd., 1-2-11 Ikenohata Taito-ku, Tokyo> Firsts products are microphones, later cassette recorders, digital tape recorders, receivers for car and home use.
Public subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Founded: 1951
Aiwa Co., Ltd. was founded as Aiko Denki Sangyo Co., Ltd. in 1951 to manufacture electronic and communications equipment. The company changed its name to Aiwa Co., Ltd. in 1959 and is known throughout the world for high-quality, reasonably priced audio/visual products. Sony Corporation invested in the company and became its major shareholder in 1969. Audio equipment including headphone stereos, radios, cassette-tape recorders and players, CD players, mini-disc players, receivers, amplifiers, speakers and accessories accounted for 83% of fiscal 2000 revenues; visual equipment including video tape recorders, television sets, laser disc players and related accessories, 15% and data communications equipment including personal computers, modems, data recorders, mobile phones and other, 2%.

This manufacturer was suggested by Heinz Westerweller.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
Stereo in-ear headphones HP-V66   Cuffie estensibili con custodia in plastica 
80 Wireless remote control microphone receiver WM-208R    
85 Language Laboratory Cassette Recorder TM-2   Made in Japan. 
90 Stereo Radio Cassette Player TX796   AM/FM- Stereo Radio, Digitaltuner,  mit 30 Stationstasten, Multisoundprocessor, Do... 
95 DAT Deck Remote Controller RC-D260    
88 Radio Receiver FR-A275U   Aiwa AM/FM Radio Receiver Model FR-A275U. 2Band Mono Radio, Tuning Bands: FM, MW... 
86 Radio Receiver FR-A270EZ   Aiwa AM/FM Radio Receiver Model FR-A270U. Tuning Range: FM 87,5 - 108MHz, AM 530 - 16... 
90 Compact Disc Stereo Radio Receiver FR-CD1500U    
86 Radio Receiver FR-A270U   Aiwa AM/FM Radio Receiver Model FR-A270U. Tuning Range: FM 87,5 - 108MHz, AM 530 - 17... 
82 Quartz Digital Synthesizer ST-R50E   Sintonizzatore digitale PLL controllato al quarzo per Modulazione di Frequenza stereo (... 
92 Stereo Cassette Deck AD-F990B   Aiwa Frontloading 3-Head Stereo Cassette Tape Deck Model AD-F990B. Metal Tape Capabil... 
85 Stereo Radio Cassette Recorder CS-230 CS-230H   2 x 1,4/2,7 W p.Ch. 11 W power consumption. Made in Singapore. 


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