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History of the radio manufacturer Aiwa Co. Ltd.; Tokyo

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Name: Aiwa Co. Ltd.; Tokyo    (J)    
Abbreviation: aiwa  
Products: Model types Others  
Summary: 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
70 Solid State Super AR-162 C 2SC668  Coverage: AM 525 ... 1650 kHz FM 88 ... 108 MHz VHF (Police) 147 ... 160 MHz ... 
84 FM/MW/LW Stereo Receiver RX-30E   Hifi-Stereo Receiver, Quartz-Digital-Synthesizer Tuner, 6 Fixprogrammspeicher, Koaxeing... 
70 10 Transistor FM-AM Solid State Portable Radio AR-117    
92 HS-TX 396    
98 Portable CA-DW530   Aiwa's 3-piece portable stereo system boasts Q sound, 4-watts per channel output and LC... 
80 4 Band Stereo Radio Cassette Recorder CS-300Z   Ausstattung: 2 Lautsprecher Breitband 11 cm plus 2 Hochton- Lautsprecher. Stereomik... 
79 4 Band Stereo Radio Cassette Recorder TPR-901H   MW:   515 - 1650 kHz SW1:  2.1 -7.3 MHz SW2:  6.8 - 22.5 MHz FM:&n... 
98 Stereo Video Cassette Recorder HV-FX2500Z   Aiwa Stereo Video Cassette Recorder HV-FX2500Z, Video Format: VHS-Standard, VPS, Show... 
84 Component System CA-30   Tragbares Komponenten-System. Mitgelieferte, externe 2-Wege Lautsprecher mit 120 mm... 
84 Video Cassette Recorder HV-G900AGPS E   Sisterna di televisione          &nbs... 
95 Carry Component System CA-W54SH   MW: 530 - 1600 kHz FM: 88 - 108 MHz SW1: 2.2 - 7 MHz SW2: 7 - 22 MHz Mains su... 
92 Cassette Recorder TP-650    


Further details for this radio manufacturer by the members (rmfiorg):

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