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Roadstar; Japan

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Name: Roadstar; Japan    (J)  
Roadstar El. GmbH
Abbreviation: roadstar
Products: Model types

Roadstar; Japan

1976, Roadstar was known as a technology oriented Japanese company leading the car stereo market that invented, for instance, the Autoreverse Deck. To import and distribute Roadstar products in Europe, headquarter was established in Switzerland.

In 1983, the company increased its product range with audio and video products. At that time Roadstar was consolidating its position as a specialist in mobile audio and video.

In the early 90's, at the beginning of the mobile phone era in Europe, Roadstar was one of the forerunners in the field of car mobile phones.
Swiss office: Roadstar SA , Via Passeggiata 1, CH-6828 Balerna

USA office: Roadstar Corp., 5331 McFadden Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92649  (1982)

This manufacturer was suggested by Bernd Pötzsch.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
99 HRA-1500CD   AM-FM retro design radio with CD player. Full coverage BC and FM bands. CD player with LE... 
75 Stereo Cassette- Player RS-1500 GP   Output Impedance 4-8Ω, Auto Reverse / Manual Reverse, Push Lock Type, Auto Eject / Ma... 
90 TV-400N 14SX8Y  Schwarz-weiß Kleinfernsehgerät, Bildröhrendiagonale 13 cm , VHF Kanal 2... 
76 Cassette Stereo Player AD-5070N   Lettore di cassette stereo per auto. 
85 TRA-225   4-Band-Auto-Scan-PLL-Synthesized Receiver, 20 Programmstationen (je 5 x MW/KW/LW/UKW), LCD... 
98 Compact Disc Player PCD - 9000   Tragbarer CD-Spieler mit Kopfhörer und externes Netzteil. 
94 CTV-5501EL 15CAC66X  6 IC, 9 transistors.Colour cathodic picturetube 15CAC66X / 5,5 inch. Wave bands : VHF L /... 
95 Compact Cassette Recorder CCR-6000   Tragbarer Kassettenrecorder mit Zählwerk und DIN Ein- und Ausgang. 
05 AM/FM Pocket Radio TRA-2212   AM frequency range from 522 kHz to 1629 kHz; FM range from 87,3 MHz to 108.1 MHz;Battery 2... 
? Alarm Clock Radio CLR-2480   Compact clock radio with UHF/MW-Radio-receiving, FM fine tuning (AFC), Manual tuning, 2... 
78 RS-1600N    
99 HIF-7119RC   - Mini Hi-Fi System mit Tuner, Kassettenlaufwerk und CD-Player. - Equalizer, abnehmbare 2... 


Further details for this manufacturer by the members (rmfiorg):

Q: Roadstar, Service-Unterlagentbn_j_roadstar_logo_1.jpg
Thanks for Első Zalai Rádiómúzeum Alapítvány, First Zala County Radio Museum Foundation Hungary (
From Italian magazine: "Quattroruote", Domus editorial, number 312, October 1981.tbn_j_roadstar_products.jpg


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