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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
71 CST-12A   4,75cm/s ; 250-6000Hz 
65 FM/AM 10 Transistor MFA10 (Japan JT-602)   Orion MFA10, FM/AM 10 TR, FM/AM Micro 10 Transistors + 3 Diode. AFC, earphones jack, suita... 
65 Columbia 8 JT-602   Made in Japan JT-602 
70 CSD   Noise cut. 
80 Mini-Fernseher & Radio TVR-7120   5,5cm picture tube portable B/W TV-Radio combination with worldwide usable VHF/UHF swit... 
64 Ellens FM / AM 9 Transistor (Japan JT-602)   Ellens 9 transistor AM/FM supplied with screw off rod antenna and leather case Made in ... 
64 High Fidelity 8 Transistor (Japan 602)   Half case of genuine leather included. Made in Japan JT 602 
63 LM611    
64 Micro TR714 (Japan 602)   geliefert mit Tragekette sowie Druckknopftasche Similar model: ROSS Seven Transistor... 
64 Micro Seven (Japan JT-602)   Boitier plastique noir, façade aluminium emboutie argent, poids donné piles ... 
65 Hi-Fi TR-6A6   Earphone jack. 
65 Tempest Micro Seven Transistor (Japan JT-602)   Boitier plastique noir, grille dorée à motif cruciforme - prise écout... 

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