Nope, wrong, its the other way around.audioguru said:I don't believe it. I worked for Philips long ago and learned all about their transistors and ICs.
Every part in that Philips amplifier is Japanese. Philips is Dutch, not Japanese.
Like the Blaupunct car radio I bought for my German car. The service manual had the Chinese manufacturer's name crossed out. Blaupunct is German, not Chinese.
I know, most of the good old American hi-fi manufacturers are now owned by the Japanese.
AlLvoll, are you German? I'm Dutch.AllVol said:Ja, mein herr. Danke.
Philips owned Marantz for a long time, all Marantz equipment was just badged Philips stuff - eventually they realised it was just a way to lose more money, so sold the name again.audioguru said:I didn't know that Philips owned Marantz for a while.
Losing money because it's good stuff.Nigel Goodwin said:...they realised it was just a way to lose more money......