Otari - Japan

Company description

1964 – Former Teac Engineer, Masayuki Hosoda founded Otari Corp. making tape recorders, mixing consoles and duplicating machines

1966 – Company’s first product DP-1000 high-speed tape duplicator

1967 – MX-5000, first multi-track recorder

1968 – MTR-60, first master tape recorder

1970 – DP 5000 and MX-7000 R-R were released

1974 – Developed TD7500

1977 – MTR 90 R-R

1978 – MX5050 B2 HD

1979 – Videotape loader VL-100

1980 – Established the subsidiary Otaritec Corporation producing professional audio equipment

1981 – MX5050 BQII

1984 – MTR-10 and MTR-12

1986 – Released MX-80 multitrack tape recorder and BTR-5 broadcast tape recorder. Launched first digital recording system.

1987 – Master tape recorder MX-55 and the multitrack tape recorder MTR-100A

1989 – Renamed as Otari Inc. and acquired Sound Workshop in the United States.

Introduced MX50 and eight-millimeter tape loaders the T-820 and VL-811

1990 – T-320II, videotape loader

2014 – Continues to make magnetic tape storage machines. The MTR-15DAS2/4 is a current model high-speed analog tape player for reel-to-reel type analog audio tape

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1964 To 2017
1964 To 2017