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Monarch Electronics Int. Inc.; North Hollywood, CA

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Name: Monarch Electronics Int. Inc.; North Hollywood, CA    (USA)  
Abbreviation: monarch
Products: Model types

Monarch Electronics International Inc., 7035 Laurel Canyon Blvd., North Hollywood, California (1962).
Manufacturer/importer of (Japanese made) transistor radios & HIFI equipment in the 1960/70s. See also Monarch, King Manufacturing Corp.

On March 22 in 1962 Monarch Electronics International Inc. filed a U.S. federal trademark registration for the trademark "MONACOR".
Monarch purchased also a "Concertone" brand in 1968, and in 1969 "Cal-Best Electronics" for manufacturing of 4- and 8-track players.


This manufacturer was suggested by Wolfgang Scheida.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
USA  72 Stereo Amplifier SA-600 2SC900  Monarch SA-600 Stereo AF amplifier with 2 output stages, frequency response 20-60,000 H... 
USA  63 Monacor RE-612   Another Sony TR-610 look-alike. Unusually, for a small pocket set, this one uses a cord dr... 
USA  65 Stereo Amplifier SA-30 12AX7   
USA  55 RE-50   Five tube table radio, beige with an ivory-colored front. 
USA  67 STA-400X 6BE6  Stereo Receiver with 2 x 12 W (17 W) Pout, DIN connectors, four inputs, 20 - 25.000 Hz, al... 
USA  65 8 Transistors 80   Similar to other models listed under Nipco 10 Transistors. Made in Japan  
USA  70 SA-500   Stereo-Vollverstärker SA-500. Frequenzgang: 20–20000 Hz ±1 dB.Eingänge: 3–150 mV. Ausgan... 
USA  62 Six Transistor 60   Monarch 60, Six Transistor; Earphones jack, several body colors like red/white and red/gr... 
USA  65 FM Stereo Tuner FM-100X 6AQ8  Monarch FM-100X, FM Stereo Tuner; Mono/Stereo switch, Noise filter & AFC. Pow... 
USA  65 FM Stereo Adaptor MPX-1 unknown_Tube  Monarch MPX-1, FM Stereo Adaptor; MPX/Stereo AF adaptor, MPC RCA in, RCA out, controls for... 
USA  63 RE-620 17EW8  Made in Japan 
USA  60 Monacor FM Tuner FM-110 6AQ8  Tuner, mono; for export to USA.