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History of the manufacturer  

RIZ, Radio Industrija Zagreb; Zagreb

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Name: RIZ, Radio Industrija Zagreb; Zagreb    (YU)  
alternative name:
Radioindustrija Zabreb
Abbreviation: riz
Products: Model types Others Tube manufacturer

Radio-Industrija Zagreb RIZ
Božidarevićeva ulica 13, Zagreb (1970)

Riz-Od Informatika
41040 Zagreb (1985)

The company was dissolved after the end of the state of Yugloslavia and continued as a Croatian company after around 1991 (not yet created in radiomuseum).

Founded: 1948
Closed: 1991

In 1948 Radio Industry Zagreb (RIZ) was established as a state controlled company for the production of radio broadcasting equipment, with intention to serve the needs of the Radio Zagreb station.

Initially they produced electronic equipment, the first tube radio named "Maksimir" was produced in 1953. The last tube radio was produced in 1965.

The company kept making electronic equipment, TVs and transmitters until the beginning of the war in 1991, when most part of company was destroyed.

RIZ exist today still under the name "RIZ-Transmitters Co." as a successful private company concentrating research, manufacture and sales department on the 8600 m2 at the home address in Zagreb, Bozidareviceva 13, Croatia. Today RIZ produce power transmitters and watt-hour meters.

This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
YU  53 Maksimir ECH21   
YU  55 Dubrava 55 UCH21   
YU  57 BU-357 UAF42  "Volksradio" by RIZ. Manufactured in many colours. 
YU  59 Jadran 59UKV-A ECC85  Two oval loudspeakers. 
YU  62 634 UKV ECC85  Oval speaker. 
YU  61 614 UKV ECC85  Oval speaker. 
YU  56 Tuškanac 56 Ch= Orion 420A [with magic eye] ECH42  ORION 420A chasis, MW + 3 SW bands. Models Tuškanac 56 and Tuškanac 56/M ... 
YU  58 Pionir 58 UCH81  Only Broadcast 510-1630 kHz. 
YU  60 Pionir 60 UCH81  Same schematics as RIZ Pionir 58 (Magic eye added, bigger box and pushbutton tone controls). 
YU  58 58 ECH81   
YU  59 594 UKV ECC85