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Toyo Radio Co., Ltd.; Tokyo

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Name: Toyo Radio Co., Ltd.; Tokyo    (J)  
Abbreviation: toyoradio
Products: Model types

Toyo Radio Co., Ltd.
9-12. Osaki 2-chome Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo (1971)

Toyo is a manufacturer of consumer electronics sold under the Toyo and Belair brands.  It is likely (but not proven with certainty) that Toyo also is the manufacturer of more than twenty brands that used Japan Code 713.

Most, if not all, Toyo branded models were sold by the following USA subsidiary.

Toyo Radio Company of America, Inc.
16020 Western Ave., Room 102
Gardenia, CA 90247 (1968 at time of incorporation)

1842-B West 169th St.
Gardenia, CA 90247 (1971)

1611 Anderson Ave.
Compton, CA 90220 (1972)

The USA subsidiary also sold the "Quadio" line of 4-channel equipment.


This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
73 8 Track Stereo AM-FM MPX Radio CRH-319   Toyo CRH-319, 8 Track Stereo AM-FM-FM MPX Radio; 2 x 1 W AF out, 25 W power consumption. ... 
71 8 Track Stereo Recorder CHR-335 (Japan 713)   Toyo CHR-335, 8 Track Stereo Recorder; RCA terminals for line out and AUX in, front mic i... 
72 Cassette Stereo / FM Stereo CRH-508   Toyo CRH-508 Cassette Stereo, Solid State/ FM Stereo; Folding unit, two VU meters, AM/FM/... 
70 Solid State 8 Track Stereo AM/FM CRH-401 (Japan 713)   Toyo CRH-401 Solid State 8 Track Stereo AM/FM; Separate volume controls, tone control, pr... 
71 Portable Music Center CRH-506   Toyo Solid State Cassette Stereo / AM-FM Stereo Model CRH-506. Folding Unit, Carrying Han... 
72 8 Track Stereo Tape Player CH-322A (Japan 713)   Made in Japan 713 
72 8 Track Stereo FM Stereo CRH-402 (Japan 713)   Made in Japan 713 
71 Quadio 4-Channel Cartridge System CH-702   4-channel cartridge system. Compatible with all 2-channel cartridges. 
71 Quadio 4-Channel Cartridge Auto System CS-721   4-Channel Cartridge Auto System. Compatible with 2-channel tape cartridges. 
72 8 Track Stereo AM-FM CRH-902    
72 8 Track Stereo AM-FM CHR-410    
72 Quadio CHR-740   Quadio 4-channel/2 channel 8-track stereo tape player with AM/FM/FM stereo receiver. 


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