Japan has always played a significant role in developing computers and electronics. For computer history enthusiasts like myself, the Information Processing Society of Japan website is a gold mine for historical resources. Their computer museum at http://museum.ipsj.or.jp/en/index.html provides the development history of computers in Japan and its key pioneers. Recently, I grabbed a 60-year-old transistor radio, model 6516 7 Transistor, made by Sanyo under the brand Channel Master Corp. It is so elegant both from the inside and outside. I haven’t tested its capacitors yet.
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