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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
86 Auto-Return Turntable LX-30   Riemenantrieb, 33 1/3 und 45 U/min. 
70 AR-818    
95–97 Cassette Recorder TP-C455   Play Back Speed, integrated microphone. Made in China 
88 Stereo Radio Cassette Recorder HS-J101   Aiwa HS-J101, portable Radio-Cassette Stereo in "Walkman" style; 3 FM preset stations, au... 
86 Stereo Double Cassette Deck AD-WX220   Dolby B C NR, has another model no: AD-WX220z at back 
94 CR-DS15   Digital synthesized tuning. FM stereo with earphone; 10 station preset, 5 FM and 5 AM. ... 
64 AR115    
99 FM/AM Clock Radio FR-A45EZ   Made in China 
85 CR-15   Made in Korea. 
70 AR666 2SA202  Aiwa AR-666 in various colors known 
72–76 AD-1800   Synchron-Motor 24 V~, automatische Endabschaltung, mit der typischen Flacker-Betriebsanzei... 
64 Eight Transistor AR851   Very similar to Packard Bell AR851 (8RT2). 


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
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