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Orion Electric Co., Ltd.; Echizen-shi (Fukui)

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Name: Orion Electric Co., Ltd.; Echizen-shi (Fukui)    (J)  
Abbreviation: orion
Products: Model types Others Tube manufacturer
Summary:

Orion Electric Co., Ltd., 41-1 Iehisa-cho, Echizen-shi, Fukui-ken, 915-8555 Japan.

Founded: 1958
History:
Orion Electric Co., Ltd. was established in 1958 in Osaka, Japan. The products manufactured were transistor radios, radio cassette recorders, car stereos, and music centers. In 1967, Orion Electric moved to Fukui prefectures in Japan, which is still the head office today. One of the world's largest OEM television and video manufacturers. Orion produces well over six million televisions and twelve million VCRs, DVD players, and combo units each year. Orion is a highly-valued supplier to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) customers.

The Orion Group employs in excess of 9,000 workers. It has facilities and offices on four continents, including factories and offices in Japan, Thailand, United Kingdom, and United States.

Over the years, Orion has established and expanded its manufacturing facilities to develop and produce large and small screen color TVs, TV combos, VCRs, camcorders (VHS-C), DVD players, and DVD/VCR combos for the U.S., European, and Australian markets. Orion is the originator of the televideo concept and has continued to develop unique technology to meet the ever-changing needs of the consumer electronics market around the globe.

Orion manufactures products for eleven of the world's top electronic brands, including at least one major brand. Some of the brands are Broksonic, Durabrand, Orion, and Sansui. Orion also operates Orion Sales, headquartered in Olney, Illinois, for the North American market. (Source Wikipedia)

This manufacturer was suggested by Vitor Oliveira.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
65 Super 12 Transistor [Horizontal]    
78 AM/FM 10 transistor radio 2SB175  Orion AM/FM 10 transistor radio 
? VHS-Videorecorder VH-2900 HiFi   6-Kopf-HiFi-Stereo VHS-Videorecorder mit Digital-Auto-Tracking, LongPlay-Funktion und ... 
75 AM-FM-FM Multiplex Stereo Recevier LST-3    
64 Silius 8 Transistor (Japan 602)   Silius 8 Transistor with carrying case Made in Japan JT 602 
68 Telephone Amp. & Radio 14 Transistor LT-14 (Japan JT-602)   Made in Japan JT- 602 
68 Orion 10 Transistor (Japan JT-602) unknown_tr   AM only.   Made in Japan JT-602 
65 Deluxe 8 Solid State   See also Caption Deluxe and the other models reported on that page. 
65 Super 12 Transistor [Horizontal(2)]    
66 Seven Transistor Key Ring/Chain Micro Radio   See also the similar model Tempest Seven Transistor 
75 AM/FM Radio Casette Recorder CTV-AF2M    
65 FM/AM 10 Transistor (Japan JT-602)   10 Transistor, with AFC circuit. Made in Japan JT-602 

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