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Quasar Company, Franklin Park (IL)

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Name: Quasar Company, Franklin Park (IL)    (USA)  
Abbreviation: quasar
Products: Model types
Summary:

Quasar Company, 9401 West Grand Avenue, Franklin Park, Illinois.
Quasar was a division of Motorola, but not from the beginning.

Production: 1967 -
History:
Quasar as a brand was first used by Motorola in 1967 for a model line of transistorised Color-TV's, well known for containing all serviceable parts in a drawer beneath the cabinet.
Soon all Motorola TV's were solds as "Quasar by Motorola".
In 1974 Quasar was sold by Motorola to Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, Consumer Electronics.

This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  80 UP1315XQ   High Resolution Portable 3.5" NTSC Color TV, Battery operated with built-in re-chargeable ... 
USA  83 XP1467WH 5TS633   Quasar XP1467WH, 5TS633; 5" b/w TV with US standard VHF/UHF electronic tuner, AM & FM radi... 
USA  80 XP1774SJ Ch= D7TS-626-A00   Quasar XP1774SJ Ch= D7TS-626-A00; ~5" b/w portable TV with US standard electronic VHF-/UHF... 
USA  78 XP1458QE   Quasar XP1458QE; ~5" portable b/w TV with US standard VHF turret & UHF dial tuner, interna... 
USA  85 XP1475XH Ch= 5TS634   Quasar XP1475XH, Ch= 5TS634; ~5" b/w TV with US standard electronic dial VHF-/UHF tuner. T... 
USA  84 XP1478XH Ch= 5TS634   Quasar XP1478XH, Ch= 5TS634 AC/DC FM B&W TV AC/DC 4 Way; ~5" B&W TV with US standard elec... 
USA  79 XP1459QQ Ch= C5TS-490-A00   Quasar XP1459QQ, Ch= C5TS-490-A00; ~5" portable b/w TV with US standard electronic VHF & ... 
USA  87 XP1477BR Ch= 5TS634   Quasar XP1477BR Ch= 5TS634 AC/DC 4-Way; 5" b/w TV with US FCC standard VHF/UHF tuner, AM/... 
USA  87 XP1477BU Ch= 5TS634   Quasar XP1477BU Ch= 5TS634 AC/DC 4-Way; 5" b/w TV with US FCC standard VHF/UHF tuner, AM/... 
USA  87 XP1477BH Ch= 5TS634   Quasar XP1477BH Ch= 5TS634 AC/DC 4-Way; 5" b/w TV with US FCC standard VHF/UHF tuner, AM/... 
USA  87 XP1477BE Ch= 5TS634   Quasar XP1477BE Ch= 5TS634 AC/DC 4-Way; 5" b/w TV with US FCC standard VHF/UHF tuner, AM/... 
USA  87 XP1477BL Ch= 5TS634   Quasar XP1477BL Ch= 5TS634 AC/DC 4-Way; 5" b/w TV with US FCC standard VHF/UHF tuner, AM/... 

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