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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  60 Multimeter MT-5   12V, 120V, 1200V, 1mA, 120mA  AC & DC 1000 Ω/V; and Ohms. Made in Japan 
USA  62 CB Transceiver   Monarch one-channel CB transceiver. Made in Japan 
USA  65 Monacor 12 Transistor    
USA  65 Phono-Tape Preamplifier PRE-301 2SB400  The Monarch PRE-301 is a monaural preamplifier with an RCA jack each for input for Tape or... 
USA  63 Big Chief 6-Transistor Wall Radio 608   Made in Japan 
USA  62 6 Transistor    
USA  63 2 Band Transistor Radio TRN-80B   Made in Japan 
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...