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Mashpriborintorg (Машприборинторг) (MPI); Moscow

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Name: Mashpriborintorg (Машприборинторг) (MPI); Moscow    (SU)  
Abbreviation: mashpribor
Products: Model types

Mashpriborintorg (Машприборинторг), Moscow

Große russische Exportfirma für Telekommunikation, Radios, Fernsehen und Fototechnik ohne eigene Produktion.

Hier listen wir diejenigen Modelle, die nur das MPI-Logo besitzen. Ein Hersteller, wenn bekannt, wird in das Bemerkungsfeld eingetragen.

Mashpriborintor was a sales organization working to distribute and sell Soviet technology products throughout the world. While they did not have their own production (products always came from one of the many USSR factories and mostly had similiar if not identical domestic counterparts) their logo is prominently featured on the back of those products.

Here we list those products that only have the MPI logo. A manufacturer, if known, is entered in the remarks.

See also the export labels / brands Comix and Vega.

Founded: 1959

Mashpriborintorg was founded in the Soviet Union in October 1959 as Foreign Economic Association Mashpriborintorg. In 1991 after the fall of the Soviet Union it was re-registered as Federal State Unitary Enterprise "VO" Mashpriborintorg.

Although it was part of the Soviet Trade Ministry, it is not known if it was under the direct control of the ministry or a separate entity. In the period between 1960-1980 it was one of the largest industry associations of the USSR. Between 1960 and 1975 it was the only export company in Russia and had exported nine million radios, radio-record player sets and televisions to over ninety countries worldwide.

It participated as a supplier of the 1980 Moscow Olympics. During the period between 1960-1980 it was the main exporter of Smena and Zenit cameras to the West. It also exported precision microscopes to Japanese companies such as Sony, Sumitomo, Canon and Toshiba.]

In 1991 it reorganised. In September 2004 by decree No. 1009 of the President of the Russian Federation it was included in the list of strategic Russian companies which made it exempt from corporatization.

This manufacturer was suggested by Ottmar Rollmann.

Some models:
Country Year Name 1st Tube Notes
SU  70 Oscilloscope S1-55 {С1-55} 6С51Н  Scope: 9l02i 
SU  71 Vielfachmessgerät C-4313 {Ц-4313}   Vielfachmessgerät: Gleichspannung 75 mV - 600 V; Gleichstrom 60 µA - 1,5 A; ... 
SU  70 Vielfachmeßgerät C4324 {Ц4324} [U4324]   Vielfachmeßgerät U 4324, Analoge Anzeige, Meßbereiche: Gleichstrom in 6 Bereichen von 6... 
SU  86 Vielfachmessgerät C4317 {Ц4317}   Vielfachmessgerät Z4317, analoge Anzeige. Messbereiche: Gleichspannung von 0,1-1000V, Wec... 
SU  81 Frequenzmesser (Zähler) Č3-34A - Ч3-34А ИН-14  Frequenzmesser ch3-34A 
SU  74 Analog Multimeter C-4341 - Ц-4341   Analog multimeter with transistor meter on the meter also is written: ΓOCT 10374-... 
SU  77 Portable Ohmmeter M371   Range: I: 100-1000-10000 Ohms, II: 10-100 ohms, III: 100k-10M ohms. 
SU  82 Polyskop X1-50   • Range of frequencies; 0,36-1002 MHz (0,36-436, 434-636 and 636-1002 MHz)  • Ba... 
SU  92 Vielfachmessgerät C-4317M (Ц-4317М)   Vielfachmessgerät C-4317M, analoge Anzeige. Messbereiche: Gleichspannung von 0,5 ... 
SU  79 Promin' pirometr - Проминь пирометр   800-5000 Celsius. 
SU  70 Frequenzcharakteristikmesser H1-19 {Х1-19}   Messbereich 0,5 bis 1000MHz in sechs Stufen. 
SU  99 Dublette zu: ID = 303863   Exportversion of: Спорт 2 (Sport 2) ["50 лет революции Октябрь", 50 years of re... 


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

Logo Mashpriborintorgtbn_ussr_mashpribor_logo.jpg
Thanks for technical assistance Első Zalai Rádiómúzeum Alapítvány (, First Zala County Radio Museum Foundation, Hungary, Zalaegerszeg.tbn_su_mashpribor_prominpirometr_logo.jpg