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Olims-Hayakawa Electronics Pty Ltd, (Sharp), Sydney

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Name: Olims-Hayakawa Electronics Pty Ltd, (Sharp), Sydney    (AUS)  
Abbreviation: olimshaya

Olims-Hayakawa manufactured television sets under the "Sharp" brand. They were located at 61 Princes Highway, St. Peters, Sydney. Their products were similar to those of Japanese manufacture but adapted for Australian power supplies and channel frequencies.

Founded: 1963
Production: 1963 -
Olims-Hayakawa Electronics Pty Ltd was formed as a joint venture between Hayakawa Electric Co. Ltd of Japan and Olims Consolidated Ltd, a photographic, chemical and equipment manufacturer, in 1963.

This manufacturer was suggested by Stuart Irwin.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
AUS  65 Twincomm 50 Aluminium 2 way radio    
AUS  63 Sharp 6" Micro TV TRP-601 5642  6 inch B&W television set tunes the 13 standard Australian VHF channels. 3.5 MHz video IF ... 
AUS  80 AR-942   Dial reads: U,K,M,L.  Panel states FM,MW,SW and LW . 
AUS  80 BY-27S    
AUS  76 Sharp 12P-30X 310GNB4A  20cm portable AC/battery powered TV. Has an Australian standard 13 Channel tuner. See o... 
AUS  75–77 5P-12X 140ADB4  Portable 5" mains or battery powered B/W portable television receiver with Australian stan... 


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

1971 advert for Sharp Closed Circuit TV products. Electronics Today International, October 1971, page 10.tbn_aus_sharp_eti_oct_1971_page_10.jpg
1995 Press Release by Senator Peter Cook on the $20M Sharp Corporate Development Centre in Sydney which will develop applications software. It will be the only Sharp information systems R&D group in the Asian region outside Japan.tbn_aus_sharp_1995_press_release.jpg