Sanyo is an electronics company founded by Toshio Iue in 1949 and has their headquarters in Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan. Sanyo means “three oceans”, the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian oceans. In 2009, Panasonic became a majority stakeholder in the company making Sanyo a subsidiary of Panasonic. They produced one of the more sought after boomboxes in 1981, the MR-X20, also known as BigBen.
Sanyo Boombox Model Numbers
9902 – late 70’s
IC 8800 – 1977, wooden sides, handle and front, back
M 9802AK – 1985
M9935K – 1983
M9998 – 1979
MR-X20 – 1981, aka BigBen, one of the most sought after boomboxes, considered a Holy Grail boombox
MW220 – 1985
Sanyo boombox for sale. The history of old school and vintage Sanyo boomboxes and ghetto blasters.