TEAC – The History of Recording and Sound
TEAC Corporation was originally founded as Tokyo Television Acoustic Company on August 26th, 1953 by two brothers, Katsuma and Tomoma Tani. In 1956 the two brothers founded Tokyo Electro-Acoustic Company, finally merging those firms in 1964 to form today’s TEAC Corporation.
TEAC’s very first original production model, the TD-102, went on sale in April 1957. And here’s the story behind it: