TEACTEAC Corporation TypePublic(TYO: 6803) Founded Tokyo(29 August1953) Headquarters Tokyo, JapanKey people Yoshiaki Sakai, Chairman of the Board; Yuji Hanabusa, President; Koichi Nakamura, President of TEAC America, Inc.; Yoshihide Nomura, Finance Director; Satoshi Higuchi, Managing Director; Shigeshi Maenaka, Chief Director of Group; Kazuhiko Kawamura, Executive Officer; Tetsuo Oikawa, Executive Officer; Nobuo Wada, Manager of Business Strategy Office Industryelectronics manufacturing Productsperipheral equipment; consumer and professional audio equipment; information equipment EmployeesConsolidated: 6,391 (as of 31 March2006) Websitewww.teac.co.jp
TEAC has 4 divisions:
- TASCAM - consumer to professional audio products, mostly recording.
- ESOTERIC - High-end consumer audio products.
- TEAC Consumer Electronics - Mass market audio products.
- Data Storage and Disk Publishing Products - DVD and CD recorders and drives, MP3 players & NAS storage.
TEAC is known for its audio equipment, and was a primary manufacturer of high-end audio equipment in the 1980s. During that time, TEAC produced notable tape decks, cd players, turntables and amplifiers.
TEAC CRC 90 minute audio cassette. Note that
the tape reels resemble a reel-to-reel tape with the tape covered by a plastic
covering, this is for cosmetic appearance only, and is not thought to improve
quality of the audio cassette.
Of particular note is that TEAC produced an audio cassette with tape hubs reels that resembled reel-to-reel tape reels in appearance. Many manufactures of the time used these TEAC cassettes in advertisements of their tape decks because the TEAC cassettes looked more professional than standard audio cassettes, and because reel-to-reel tape recordings were known to be of higher quality than cassette recordings.The TEAC 2340, a popular early (1973) home multitrack recorder, four tracks on ¼ inch tape.
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