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Olson Radio Corporation, Olson Electronics Inc; Akron, OH

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Name: Olson Radio Corporation, Olson Electronics Inc; Akron, OH    (USA)  
Abbreviation: olson
Products: Model types
Summary:

Olson Radio Corporation, Olson Electronics Inc.
260 South Forge St. Akron, Ohio

Known as manufacturer/reseller of tube testers, and (Japan made) magnetic tape recorder miscellaneous in the 1960s.

History:

This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.


Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  65 AM-253 12AX7  This model is similar to Monarch Model SA-40 and Kontakt Model SA-40 . Made in Japan 
USA  55 Amplifier AM-10 12AU7  Integrated Amplifier, mono, with several phono equalization settings. 
USA  60 Stereo Amplifier AM-158 12AX7  Integrated amplifier. Made in Japan. 
USA  60 Golden Classic 40 Stereo Amplifier AM-172 12AX7  Integrated amplifier; same mechanical chassis as Calrad model SA-30 but other tubes.. ... 
USA  60 In-Circuit Capacitor Tester KB-147 unknown_Magic-Eye  Manual says: "Olson KB-147 built for Olson by Paco. Modified Paco model C-25" 
USA  72 Dynamic Transistor Checker TE-199    
USA  65 S-603   8 Ohm. Made in Japan. 
USA  60 Electro No.5 FM AM Super De Luxe Radio RA-402 17EW8  Olson AC/DC operated FM-AM Table Radio Model Electro No.5 RA-402. Tuning Range: AM 53... 
USA  55 Portable Radio RA-355   Made in Japan. 
USA  68 11 Transistor RA-47 (Japan 707)   Olson Portable 2Band Radio Model 11 Transistor RA-47. Police Band - 147 - 175 MHz, AM Ban... 
USA  70 Trinaural Speaker Selector AM-66    
USA  59 Signal Generator & Tracer KB-141 5687  The Olson KB-141 is an AC operated, 4 tube combination signal generator and signal trac... 

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

Olson also sold tubes. Their main brand of tube sold was Westinghouse as shown in their 1968 thru 1974 catalogs. They also offered a cheaper brand of tube branded Shield (page 66 1969 catalog. I also have a tube branded Akrad that was sold by Olson. tbn_usa_olson_tubes_1.jpg
Olson also sold tubes. Their main brand of tube sold was Westinghouse as shown in their 1968 thru 1974 catalogs. They also offered a cheaper brand of tube branded Shield (page 66 1969 catalog. I also have a tube branded Akrad that was sold by Olson. tbn_usa_olson_tubes_2.jpg
Olson also sold tubes. Their main brand of tube sold was Westinghouse as shown in their 1968 thru 1974 catalogs. They also offered a cheaper brand of tube branded Shield (page 66 1969 catalog. I also have a tube branded Akrad that was sold by Olson. tbn_usa_olson_tubes_3.jpg

  
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