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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
95 AM/FM Stereo CR-AS09    
79 Stereo Radio Cassette Recorder TPR-901B E   LW: 150 - 300 kHz MW: 525 - 1605 kHz SW: 5.9 - 18 MHz FM: 87.5 - 108 MHz Made i... 
90 Radio Cassette Recorder RM-21   Made in China 
95 Cross Trainer - Stereo Radio Receiver CR-SP 60   Preselect 2× 5. Made in China. 
01 CD Changer Control - PLL Synthesized Tuner CT-FR531M   A Car Radio with removable front panel. Control for: Volume, Treble, Bass, Balance, Hi-... 
70 Microphone Uni-directional Dynamic DM-67   This uni-directional cardioid microphone has a response of 40-18,000Hz at 50, 600 or 50K O... 
70 Tape Recorder TP-30 2SB113  A little reel to reel recorder/player without capstan. 2 motors. Two "C" 1,5 V bat... 
? 2 Way Bass Reflex Speaker System   Impedance 16 Ω.   
58 Hi-Fi 8 Transistor Radio AR-852    
60 DM48   Japanese moving coil uni-directional dynamic microphone with dual impedance 50KΩ /600Ω. 
64 FM/AM 10 Transistor AR-118   Supplied with earphone and leather carrying case 
64 AM/FM 12 Transistor AR-112    


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

Thanks for technical assistance Első Zalai Rádiómúzeum Alapítvány (, First Zala County Radio Museum Foundation, Hungary, Zalaegerszeg.tbn_j_aiwa_tp716_top_logo.jpg