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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
64 4 Band World-Wide 8 Transistor AR-101   Band Coverage: AM: 540-1600 kHz SW1: 1.6-4.3 MHz SW2: 4.3-12 MHz SW3: 12-26 MHz 
87 4- Band- Stereo- Radio- Recorder CS250V   Ausführugn für Tschechoslowakei mit OIRT Band 65...74,5 MHz. 
98 HP-M009    
04 Stereo Radiorecorder with CD Player CSD-TD29   Aiwa Radio/Cassette-Recorder/CD-player, model CSD-TD29. 
05 Micro Compact System XR-M201EZ   Fernbedienbare Kompakt-Stereoanlage, mit AM/FM-RDS-Radio, CD-Player, Autoreverse-Kasset... 
98 In Ear Stereo Headphones HP EX1    
01 Speaker System SX-NS222   Hifi-Bassreflex-Box, 2-Wege System, Impedanz 6 Ohm, 1 Hochton-Kalotte, 1 Bass- Mittelto... 
88 AM/FM Stereo Radio Cassette Player HS-T23   Aiwa Pocketable AM-FM Stereo Cassette Player Model HS-T23. Metal Tape Capability, Bel... 
85 2Band Stereo Radio Headphone HR-S01 MkII   Aiwa 2Band Stereo Headphone Radio Model HR-S01MkII. Telescopic antenna. 
95 In Ear Stereo Headphones HP V041    
98 SE 2130 EZ    
90 Stereo Radio Receiver CR-S30   Made in Korea. 


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