1990 to 1999

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1990

Mar
Builds the new Facility Number 3 on the premises of Tokorozawa Plant.
Apr
Pioneer Ansafone Corporation changes its trade name to Pioneer Communications Corporation.

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1991

Feb
Signs sponsorship agreement with the Scuderia Ferrari team of the Formula One Grand Prix.
Apr
Tsuga Pioneer Video opens headquarters plant.
Dec
Pioneer Electronics (Thailand) Co., Ltd. established as sales subsidiary in Thailand.
Pioneer Technology (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. established as manufacturing subsidiary in Malaysia.

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1992

Mar
Pioneer Mobile Nishi-Nippon Inc. and Pioneer Mobile Kyushu Inc. established as subsidiaries for car electronics sales.
Completely discontinues the use of specified CFCs in production lines of manufacturing companies in the Pioneer Group.
Pioneer and Shinwa Engineering Co., Ltd. jointly establish Pioneer Electronics Co., Ltd. as marketing company in Hong Kong.
Apr
Shizuoka Plant becomes the first audio/video manufacturing plant in Japan to be certified with ISO 9002 international quality-assurance system standard.
Jun
Pioneer Electronics Asiacentre Pte. Ltd. established as regional headquarters for Asian operations.
Nov
Tokorozawa Plant becomes certified with ISO 9001 and Kawagoe Plant with ISO 9002 quality-assurance system standard.

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1993

Mar
Corporate R&D Laboratories opens new facility.
Nov
Service Management Department of Quality Assurance Division in Head Office becomes certified with ISO 9002.
Dec
Pioneer Symphony Orchestra performs in its first regular concert.
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R&D Laboratories

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1994

Jan
Pioneer Electronics de Mexico S.A. establishes as sales subsidiary in Mexico.
Pioneer Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd. establishes as manufacturing subsidiary in Thailand.
May
Increment P Corporation established to engage in development and production of multimedia software products.
Pioneer Electronics de Mexico S.A. establishes as sales subsidiary in Mexico.

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1995

Feb
Pioneer, JHC, Nikkodo, and Toei Video jointly establish Be Max Network Co., Ltd. to engage in operating Be Max's online karaoke system.
Jul
Pioneer Eletronica Portugal Producao, S.A. establishes as production subsidiary in Portugal.
Pioneer and U.S.-based Sierra On-Line jointly establish Sierra Pioneer Co., Ltd. to engage in computer entertainment software business.

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1996

Jan
Pioneer Gulf, Fze. established as sales subsidiary responsible for Middle Eastern and African markets.
Mar
Completely discontinues the use of CFC substitutes in production lines of manufacturing companies in the Pioneer Group.
Apr
Spins off production of service manuals and owners' manuals to newly established Pioneer Media Creates Corporation.
Pioneer Music Satellite Co., Ltd. established to engage in providing karaoke programs for digital satellite broadcasting channels.
Jun
Kaneo Ito, formerly Managing Director, is appointed as new President and Representative Director of Pioneer; Seiya Matsumoto, formerly President, is appointed as Chairman and Representative Director; and Kanya Matsumoto, formerly Executive Vice President, is appointed as Vice Chairman and Representative Director.
Tokorozawa Plant becomes certified with ISO 14001 environmental management standard.
Nov
Spins off Shizuoka Plant into newly established Shizuoka Pioneer Corporation.
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1997

Mar
Invents high efficiency electro-emission device (HEED).
Apr
Pioneer and AMG jointly establish Pioneer Telecom Co., Ltd. as sales company for mobile telephones.

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1998

Jul
Pioneer System Technology, Inc. established to engage in software development.
Aug
Announces the new corporate logo and Vision 2005 initiatives.
Nov
Starts shipping products that use lead-free solder.
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1999

Jan
Pioneer Scandinavia AB established in Sweden as regional headquarters for Scandinavian operations.
Jun
Changes its English trade name to Pioneer Corporation.
Oct
Pioneer Suntec (Shanghai) Electronic Technology Co., Ltd. established in Shanghai, China, to engage in software development.

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1990

Apr
Releases the KEH-M350 cassette receiver, the EQ-650 graphic equalizer, the DEH-650 CD receiver, and CDX-M50 multi CD player.
May
Releases the FX-M90V CD/EQ/deck, the KEX-M99V Cassette/EQ/deck, the KEH-M77 cassette receiver, and the CDX-FM55 FM-modulated multi CD player.
Releases the GEX-T90TV hide-away TV/AM/FM tuner and the GEX-T50 hide-away AM/FM tuner.
Releases the TS-V1800, TS-V1300 and TS-VS9 flush mount coaxial speakers and the TS-TRX50 floor-mount surface mount speaker.
Jun
Introduces the AVIC-1 the world's first* GPS car navigation system for consumer in-car electronics.
  • *As of May 8, 1990, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the TS-UX55 the world's first* surface mount speaker equipped with high-mount stop-lamp.
  • *As of April 23, 1990, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the CDX-40 single CD player, the KEH-M66, KEH-50 and KEH-40 cassette receivers, the DPH -505 CD amplifier, and the EQ-66 graphic equalizer.
Oct
Releases the TS-UX33 surface mount speaker and the TS-1699 rear-deck mount coaxial speaker.
Nov
Releases the DEX-M400 multi CD controller, the GEX-T60 hide-away AM/FM tuner, and the GM-800 and GM-600 amplifiers.
Releases the TS-A9 and TS-A7 air-link type surface mount speakers, the TS-D161, TS-D131 and TS-691 flush mount speakers, and the TS-LX80 tune-up woofer.
Dec
Releases the GM-2000X and GM-1000X amplifiers.
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carrozzeria DEH-650 EQ-650

carrozzeria FX-M90V

carrozzeria FX-M90V

carrozzeria KEX-M99V

carrozzeria KEX-M99V

carrozzeria KEH-M77 EQ-66

carrozzeria KEH-M77 EQ-66

carrozzeria AVIC-1

carrozzeria AVIC-1

carrozzeria DPH-505

carrozzeria DPH-505

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1991

Jan
Releases the KEX-M900X cassette deck with DSP, the KEX-M99VX cassette deck with EQ, the DEX-M88X single CD player, the TS-S1000X dorm-type tweeter, the TS-M1300X mid-range speaker, and the TS-W4000X, TS-W3000X, TS-W2500X and TS-W1600X subwoofers.
Feb
Releases the KEH-M66II cassette receiver, the CDX-M40 multi CD player, and the CDX-FM45 FM-modulated CD player.
May
Releases the AVIC-G2 GPS core unit, the AVIC-V2 GPS visual controller, the GEX-T80TV hide-away TV tuner, and the TVM-L6 six-inch color LCD monitor.
May
Releases the CDX-55EQ car CD player with EQ and the KEH-M55 and KEH-M45 cassette receivers.
Releases the custom-fit coaxial 2way speaker lineup comprising the TS-H136 for BMW, the TS-H125 for Mercedes, the TS-H106 for Mercedes and Audi, the TS-876 for VW Golf and Jetta, the TS-H465 for VW Golf and Fiat, and in addition to the GM-4200X, GM-3400X, GM-2200X and GM-1200X amplifiers.
Jun
Releases the TS-A5 and TS-A3 air-link type speakers, the TS-X450 bass reflex speaker, and the TS-X101 surface mount speaker.
Releases the KEH-M35 cassette receiver, the KE-2500 cassette car stereo, and the CDX-M80 multi CD player.
Jul
Releases the GM-900 amplifier.
BMW authorize Pioneer as the standard car stereo for their vehicles, the first among Japanese manufactures.
Nov
Releases the KEH-3200 and KEH-2200 cassette receivers.
Releases the TS-1688II, TS-1099 and the TS-4688 custom-fit coaxial speakers, the TS-1675 and TS-1095 front-doors coaxial speakers, the TS-1075 double cone speaker, and the TS-1695 coaxial speaker.
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carrozzeria X KEX-M900X

carrozzeria AVIC-G2

carrozzeria AVIC-G2

carrozzeria AVIC-V2

carrozzeria AVIC-V2

carrozzeria TVM-L6

carrozzeria TVM-L6

carrozzeria KEH-M55 CDX-55EQ

carrozzeria KEH-M55 CDX-55EQ

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carrozzeria TS-A5

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1992

Feb
Releases the FH-M70 CD receiver built-in equalizer and the CDX-M30 multi CD player.
Mar
Releases the CDX-FM35 FM-modulated multi CD player.
May
Releases the KEH-M707, KEH-M606 and KEH-M505 cassette receivers, the KEH-6200 cassette receiver built-in EQ, and the CDX-FM37 and CDX-FM47 FM-modulated multi CD players.
Releases the CDX-505EQ single CD player with graphic equalizer, the DEQ-707 DSP audio processor, the EQ-303 graphic equalizer, and the GEX-T75TV hide-away TV tuner.
Releases the TS-TRX800 surface mount speaker, the TS-C16, TS-C10, TS-C46 and TS-C57 flush mount speakers, and the TS-V210 soft-dome tune-up super-tweeter.
Jun
Releases the GPS-V7 the world's first* IC-ROM GPS navigation system with four-inch monitor.
  • *As of May 11, 1992, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the AVIC-G10 the world's first* GPS navigation system capable to update functionality and performance by CD-ROM.
  • *As of May 11, 1992, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the AVIC-V10 AV control unit and the TS-X550 surface mount speaker.
Aug
Releases the KEX-M901X detachable-face cassette deck with DSP.
Oct
Releases the TS-V160 and TS-V130 flush mount speakers.
Nov
Releases the TS-X350 surface mount speaker, TS-LX100 tune-up woofer, and the GM-840 amplifier.
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carrozzeria FH-M70

carrozzeria KEH-M707

carrozzeria KEH-M707

carrozzeria TS-C16

carrozzeria TS-C16

carrozzeria GPS-V7

carrozzeria GPS-V7

carrozzeria AVIC-G10

carrozzeria AVIC-G10

carrozzeria AVIC-V10

carrozzeria AVIC-V10

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1993

Jan
Releases the TS-C161 and TS-C162 component speaker packages and the TS-1698 flush mount speaker.
Feb
Releases the TS-G1030 double-cone flush mount speaker.
Mar
Releases the BSS-C3 body-sonic sound system, the BSP-C3 head-rest mount speaker, and the TS-1388 custom-fit coaxial speaker.
Apr
Releases the GPS-MR7 GPS navigation system for marine use.
May
Releases the FH-M75 CD receiver built-in equalizer, the KEX-M838 cassette tape deck, the KEH-M737, KEH-M636 and KEH-M535 cassette receivers, and the DEQ-636 DSP audio processer.
Releases the CDX-M12 and CDX-M6 multi CD players, the CDX-FM125, CDX-FM120 and CDX-FM60 FM-modulated multi CD players, and the BSS-C70 body-sonic sound system.
Jun
Releases the TS-1488 coaxial speaker.
Jul
Releases the GPS-G5 IC-ROM GPS navigation system capable to connect with a car TV.
Sep
Releases the TS-1620II custom-fit coaxial speaker, the TS-1019 flush mount speaker, the TS-D172 and TS-D132 flush mount coaxial speakers, the TS-A100 and TS-A70 air-link surface mount speakers, the TS-LX80II tune-up woofer, and the TV-4 four-inch LCD TV.
Releases the Carrozzeria X lineup comprising the RS-K1X system control tuner deck, the RS-M1X multi CD player, the RS-A2X and RS-A1X amplifiers, the RS-P1X digital equalizer, the RS-P50X digital preamplifier, the RS-C100X system commander, the RS-C200X system communicator, the TS-T1X tweeter, TS-M1X mid-woofer, the TS-W1X and TS-W2X subwoofers, and the UD-N1X passive cross-over network.
Oct
Releases the AVIC-G10II GPS navigation system enabled voice route guidance.
Dec
Releases the Carrozzeria X RS-D2X CD receiver.
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carrozzeria FH-M75

carrozzeria KEH-M737

carrozzeria KEH-M737

BSS-C70

BSS-C70

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carrozzeria GPS-G5

carrozzeria X RS-K1X

carrozzeria X RS-K1X

carrozzeria X RS-P1X

carrozzeria X RS-P1X

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1994

Feb
Releases the CDX-FM127, CDX-FM121 and CDX-FM61 FM modulated multi CD players.
Mar
Releases the TS-M2X dome-type mid-range speaker and the TS-M3X mid-woofer.
May
Releases the DEH-P80 CD receiver, the KEH-P60, KEH-P50 and KEH-P40 cassette receivers, the DEQ-50 DSP audio processor, the EQ-30 graphic equalizer, the CDS-P60 single CD player with graphic equalizer, the CDS-P40 single CD player with spectrum analyzer, the KEH-2300 cassette receiver, the CDX-P1200 and CDX-P600 multi CD players, and the BSS-C1 body-sonic sound system.
Releases the TS-A70II and TS-A90 air-link type speakers, the TS-X150 bass reflex speaker, the TS-E1780 and TS-E1080 coaxial speakers, and the GM-2040, GM-1020 and GM-720 amplifiers.
Jun
Releases the AVIC-G9 GPS navigation system enabled automatic route guidance and the ND-S1 GPS reception-recovery unit.
Releases the FH-P90 CD receiver with DSP, the TS-C17A component speaker package, the TS-1788A, TS-1688A coaxial speakers, and the TS-T15 tune-up tweeter.
Jul
Releases the AVX-P50 AV system TV and the TV-XP6 in-car LCD TV.
Oct
Releases the KEH-P45 cassette receiver and the TS-1288A coaxial speaker.
Nov
Releases the AVIC-X77 1-DIN GPS navigation system and AVIC-G7 GPS navigation system.
Releases the DEH-35 CD receiver, the CDX-P610 multi CD player, and the CDX-FM69 and CDX-FM63 FM-modulated multi CD players.
Dec
Release the GEX-K77TV TV tuner pack.
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carrozzeria DEH-P80

carrozzeria TS-A90

carrozzeria TS-A90

carrozzeria AVIC-G9

carrozzeria AVIC-G9

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carrozzeria FH-P90

carrozzeria AVX-P50

carrozzeria AVX-P50

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1995

Jan
Introduces the AVIC-X77 GPS navigation system in the United States.
Feb
Releases the DEH-P75 CD receiver, the CDX-P1210 multi CD player, and the CDX-FM129 and CDX-FM123 FM- modulated multi CD players.
Releases the TS-H171, TS-H131, TS-H101, TS-H461 and TS-H871 coaxial speakers, the TS-T22 tune-up tweeter, and the TS-WX100, TS-WX80, TS-WX70, TS-WX60 and TS-WX50 box-type subwoofers.
Mar
Releases the TS-C171 and TS-C163 component speaker packages and the TS-6988A coaxial speaker.
May
Releases the DEX-P7 tuner/CD player, the DEH-P99 tuner/CD/amplifier, the KEH-P88, KEH-P77, KEH-P55, KEH-P44 and KEH-P33 tuner/cassette/amplifier, the CDS-P77 single CD player with DSP, the DEQ-44 DSP audio processor, the DEQ-P66 DSP hide-away unit, and the CDS-P33 single CD player with spectrum analyzer.
Releases the TS-W302F, TS-W252F and TS-W202F subwoofers, the TS-1299A coaxial speaker, the TS-RVX1 tune-up speaker, and the GM-X404 and GM-X402 amplifiers.
Jun
Releases the AVIC-G8 and AVIC-G7II GPS navigation systems, the AVX-P60 six-inch AV system TV, the TV-XP7 6.5-inch LCD TV, and the ND-S2 gyro sensor.
Releases the DEQ-99 auto-equalizing DSP processor, the TS-X480 sealed enclosure type surface mount speaker, and the GM-X904, GM-X802, GM-X702 and GM-X602 amplifiers.
Oct
Introduces the AVIC-XA1 the world's first* 2-DIN one-piece chassis Navigation/TV/CD/tuner/cassette/amp system.
  • *As of October 5, 1995, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the Carrozzeria X RS-A50X class A bridgeable 4-channel amplifier.
Nov
Releases the AVIC-X99 GPS navigation system with 6.5inch monitor and the AVIC-X77II GPS navigation system with 5inch monitor.
Releases the FH-P80 2-DIN CD receiver, the AVM-P100 AV combination main unit, the TS-X350II bass reflex speaker, and the TS-RVX7 rear-door mount speaker for RV.
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carrozzeria TS-WX100

carrozzeria DEX-P7

carrozzeria DEX-P7

carrozzeria DEH-P99 DEQ-99

carrozzeria DEH-P99 DEQ-99

carrozzeria AVIC-G8 ND-S2

carrozzeria AVIC-G8 ND-S2

carrozzeria AVIC-XA1

carrozzeria AVIC-XA1

carrozzeria FH-P80

carrozzeria FH-P80

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1996

Feb
Releases the DEH-22 CD receiver, the TS-C160A and TS-C100A component speaker package, the TS-109A coaxial speaker, the TS-X180 surface mount speaker, and the TS-WX100N subwoofer system.
May
Releases the DEX-P9 CD tuner, the DEH-P990 CD receiver with DSP, the DEH-P660 and DEH-P550 CD receivers, the KEH-P880, KEH-P770, KEH-P440 and KEH-P330 cassette receivers, the RD-L110 level meter, the AVX-P60II six-inch TV, and the CDX-FM623S and CDX-FM629S FM-modulated multi CD players.
Releases the TS-WX75A tune-up woofer, the TS-W120C, TS-W100C, TS-W302C and TS-W252C subwoofers, the UD-W300 and UD-W250 band-pass enclosures, and the UD-NE300 and UD-NE250 flushing neon illumination kits.
Jun
Releases the AVIC-G90, AVIC-G70 and AVIC-G50 GPS navigation systems, the AVIC-X55VP packaged with 5inchTV, and the AVIC-X10TV monitor included GPS navigation system.
Releases the ND-VC1 voice-commander for navigations, the ND-B1 VICS beacon receiver, the ND-F1 VICS/FM tuner, and the ND-S3 gyro sensor.
Releases the AVX-P55 5.5inch AV system TV, the TV-XP70 6.5inch LCD TV, and the TV-X60 5.5inch LCD TV.
Oct
Releases the FH-P80M CD receiver, the CDX-P1220S multi CD player, and the CDX-FM1229S and CDX-FM1225S FM-modulated CD players.
Nov
Introduces the CDX-P5000 the world's first* fifty-disc CD player for in-car use.
  • *As of September 24, 1996, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the AVIC-X95TV GPS navigation system with 6.5inch TV and the AVIC-X75VP GPS navigation system with 6.5inch TV/VICS.
Releases the MD-P100 multi MD player, the TS-X480G and TS-X380 surface mount speakers, the TS-C170A and TS-C160AII component speaker packages, the TS-179A, TS-1729 and TS-169A custom-fit coaxial speakers, and the TS-E1790, TS-E1390, TS-1029 and TS-E1070 coaxial speakers.
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carrozzeria DEH-P990

carrozzeria KEH-P880

carrozzeria KEH-P880

carrozzeria AVIC-G90

carrozzeria AVIC-G90

carrozzeria FH-P80M

carrozzeria FH-P80M

carrozzeria CDX-P5000

carrozzeria CDX-P5000

carrozzeria AVIC-X95TV

carrozzeria AVIC-X95TV

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1997

Mar
Releases the AVIC-S75VP GPS navigation system with 6.5inch TV/VICS and the AVIC-S50 GPS navigation system.
May
Releases the DEH-P900 CD receiver with DSP, the DEH-P700, DEH-P500 and DEH-200 CD receivers, the KEH-P600, KEH-P400 and KEH-P300 cassette receivers, CDS-P300 single CD Player with spectrum analyzer, the MDS-P700 MD player with spectrum analyzer, the KDS-P500 DSP cassette player, the DEQ-700 auto-equalizing DSD processor, and the DEQ-500 DSP audio processor.
Releases the AVX-P600 6inch AV system TV, the AVX-P550 5.5inch AV system TV, and the TS-W1200C and TS-W1000C subwoofers.
Jun
Introduces the CYBERNAVI AVIC-D909 and the AVIC-D707, world's first* DVD-ROM GPS navigation systems.
  • *As of May 7, 1997. Source: Pioneer.
Releases the TV-W808 PsideP 8inch LCD TV, the FH-P900MD CD/MD receiver, the FH-P700 CD/Cassette receiver, and the MD-P100II multi MD player.
Oct
Releases the CyberNavi AVIC-D700 DVD GPS navigation system with 7inch TV.
Nov
Introduces the GD-F1, world's first* FM text receiver equipped with OEL display for consumer in-car electronics.
  • *As of September 30, 1997, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the MEH-P800 MD receiver, the CDX-P1230S and CDX-P630S multi CD players, the CDX-FM1237S and CDX-FM633S FM-modulated multi CD players, the TS-WX200A and TS-WX505A powered subwoofers, and the TS-RVX3 speaker for RV.
Dec
Releases the TS-WX1200T band-pass type subwoofer.
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carrozzeria AVIC-D909 TV-W808

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carrozzeria FH-P900MD

carrozzeria AVIC-D700

carrozzeria AVIC-D700

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carrozzeria GD-F1

carrozzeria MEH-P800

carrozzeria MEH-P800

carrozzeria TS-WX200A

carrozzeria TS-WX200A

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1998

Feb
Introduces the RakuNavi AVIC-500, AVIC-5KV and AVIC-505 CD-ROM GPS navigation systems enabled the world's first* destination-setting by voice-operation.
  • *As of January 8, 1998, Source: Pioneer.
May
Introduces the AVX-P707W 7inch 1-DIN in-dash TV enabled the world's first* automatic screen-opening, and the AVX-P505 5.5inch AV system TV.
  • *As of May 7, 1998, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the DEX-P1 CD tuner, the TS-V017A component speaker package, and the GM-X9400 and GM-X9200 amplifiers.
Releases the FH-P707MD and FH-P505MD CD/MD receivers, the FH-P606 and FH-P404 CD receivers, the MEH-P707 MD receiver, KEH-P303 cassette receiver, the DEH-P707, DEH-P505 and DEH-202 CD receivers, the MDS-P505 MD player with spectrum analyzer, the CDS-P303 single CD player with spectrum analyzer, the KDS-P505 cassette player with DSP, and the CDX-P1240TX multi CD player.
Releases the TS-H133, TS-H103 and TS-H463 coaxial speakers, and the GM-X7200, GM-X5400 and GM-X3200 amplifiers.
Jun
Introduces the CyberNavi AVIC-D919, AVIC-D717 and AVIC-D710, world's first* dual-layer DVD-ROM GPS navigation systems.
  • *As of May 7, 1998, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the TV-W818 PsideP 8inch LCD TV, the AVM-P909MD AV main unit, the FH-P909MD CD/MD receiver, and the TS-WX3000A powered subwoofer.
Oct
Releases the RakuNavi AVIC-XM510, AVIC-XC510, AVIC-517W, AVIC-510, AVIC-51KV and AVIC-515 voice-controlled CD-ROM GPS navigation systems.
Nov
Releases the TS-C1700A and TS-C1600A component speaker packages and the FH-401 MD/CD receiver.
Dec
Releases the TS-C1500A and TS-C1200A component speaker packages.
carrozzeria AVIC-500

carrozzeria AVIC-500

carrozzeria DEX-P1

carrozzeria DEX-P1

carrozzeria TS-V017A

carrozzeria TS-V017A

carrozzeria AVIC-D919 TV-W818

carrozzeria AVIC-D919 TV-W818

carrozzeria FH-P909MD

carrozzeria FH-P909MD

carrozzeria AVIC-XM510

carrozzeria AVIC-XM510

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1999

Mar
Introduces the industry's first* MOSFET amplifier built-in receivers, the MEH-P5000 MD receiver and the DEH-P5000 and DEH1000 CD receivers.
  • *As of February 4, 1999, Source: Pioneer.
May
Introduces the MEH-P9000 and DEH-P9000 the world's first* car audio equipped with multi-color OEL display.
  • *As of May 6, 1999, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the CyberNavi AVIC-D9000, AVIC-D9500, AVIC-D7000, AVIC-D9100, AVIC-D9900V and AVIC-D9900 DVD GPS navigation systems equipped with city-maps and the ND-B3 VICS beacon receiver.
Releases the AVX-P7000W 7inch AV system TV, the TV-W8000 PsideP 8inch LCD TV, the AVX-P7000CD 7inch AV system TV/CD, and the AVM-P7000 AV master unit.
Releases the FH-P9000MD CD/MD receiver built-in FM text tuner, the FH-P7000MD and FH-P5000MD CD/MD receivers, and the FH-P6000 and FH-P4000 CD/Cassette receivers.
Releases the DEH-P7000 CD receiver, the KEH-P5000 and KEH-100 cassette receivers, the CDX-P1250VC, CDX-P1250 and CDX-P650 multi CD players, and the CDX-FM1255 and CDX-FM653 FM-modulated multi CD players.
Releases the TS-J170A, TS-J160A, TS-J150A, TS-J120A and TS-J100A coaxial speakers, the TS-C1000A component speaker package, and the TS-WX707A and TS-WX33A powered subwoofers.
Jun
Introduces the AVIC-505 GPS navigation system in Europe.
Aug
Anticipating malfunction of GPS navigation system in Japan will occur at 9 am on August 22, 1999, announces to exchange microcomputer IC of applicable models starting from February 1998. Had exchanged 150 thousand microcomputer IC against applicable 270 thousand units on 16 models.
Oct
Releases the FH-P9900MD CD/MD receiver and the FH-P8800 CD receiver.
Nov
Releases the CyberNavi AVIC-D6500 DVD GPS navigation system with 6.5inch monitor, the RakuNavi AVIC-XM520 and AVIC-XC520 superior AV functionality voice controlled CD-ROM GPS navigation systems with 6.5inch monitor, and the AVIC-520VP and AVIC-520 voice controlled CD-ROM GPS navigation systems with 6.5inch monitor.
Releases the MEH-P9000CD MD/CD receiver and the PRS-X320 and PRS-X220 amplifiers.
Dec
Introduces the AVIC-505 GPS navigation system in the United States.
carrozzeria MEH-P5000

carrozzeria MEH-P5000

carrozzeria MEH-P9000

carrozzeria MEH-P9000

carrozzeria AVIC-D9500

carrozzeria AVIC-D9500

carrozzeria FH-P7000MD

carrozzeria FH-P7000MD

carrozzeria FH-P9900MD

carrozzeria FH-P9900MD

carrozzeria AVIC-520

carrozzeria AVIC-520

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

1990

Feb
Introduces Laser Karaoke in the United Kingdom.
Jun
Releases the Surround Vocal 1000 home-use Laser Karaoke system.
Oct
Releases the CLD-313 fully compatible CD/CDV/LD player equipped with an LD two-side automatic playback function (α turnover mechanism).
Nov
Releases the CLD-919 and CLD-616 fully compatible CD/CDV/LD players equipped with an LD two-side automatic playback function (α turnover mechanism).
Surround Vocal 1000

Surround Vocal 1000

CLD-313

CLD-313

CLD-919

CLD-919

CLD-616

CLD-616

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

1991

Aug
Cumulative production of LD software exceeds 100 million units.
Oct
Releases the VDR-V100 commercial-use rewritable video disc recorder.
Nov
Releases the CLD-939 CLD player.
Dec
Releases the RPD-1000 commercial-use re-recordable CD recorder.
VDR-V100

VDR-V100

CLD-939

CLD-939

RPD-1000

RPD-1000

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

1992

May
Releases the CLD-K77G, CLD-K11, and CLD-01 compatible LaserDisc players.
Releases the HLD-V500 commercial-use Hi-Vision LD player, using the MUSE new format.
Jul
Succeeds in technical development of recording media with high sensitivity dye for visual use.
Aug
Releases the LK-800 and LK-700 compatible Laser Karaoke systems.
Sep
Provides the use of the Laser Karaoke trademark free of charge worldwide.
Releases the CLD-959, CLD-757, and CLD-555 compatible LaserDisc players.
Releases the LG-1 LaserDisc graphics decoder.
Oct
Releases the LK-S900 compatible Laser Karaoke system.
CLD-K77G

CLD-K77G

LK-800

LK-800

CLD-959

CLD-959

CLD-757

CLD-757

LG-1

LG-1

LK-S900

LK-S900

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

1993

May
Releases the CLD-K55G compatible LaserDisc player, which is compatible with LD-G.
Jul
Releases the HLD-1000 Hi-Vision LD/LaserDisc player using the MUSE format and consumer-use Hi-Vision LD software.
Aug
Releases the CLD-A100 LaserActive-compatible CLD player, which allows users to enjoy LaserDiscs interactively, the PAC-S1 MEGA-LD pack, the PAC-N1 LD-ROM pack, the PAC-K1 karaoke pack, and the MEGA-LD and LD-ROM dedicated software, through business alliances with SEGA ENTERPRISES and Nippon Electric Home Electronics.
Sep
Releases the CLD-07G, CLD-05, and CLD-02 compatible LaserDisc players and the LK-810 compatible Laser Karaoke system.
Oct
Releases the LS-910AV compatible laser system and the LK-P10 compatible Laser Karaoke system.
CLD-K55G

CLD-K55G

HLD-1000

HLD-1000

CLD-A100

CLD-A100

PAC-S1

PAC-S1

PAC-N1

PAC-N1

LS-910AV

LS-910AV

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

1994

May
Releases the CLD-K88G compatible LaserDisc player.
Jun
Releases the CLD-K33G compatible LaserDisc player.
Aug
Releases the LK-820 Compatible Laser Karaoke system.
Sep
Releases the CLD-HF9G, CLD-HF7G, and CLD-C1 compatible LaserDisc players and the LK-P11 compatible Laser Karaoke system.
Oct
Releases the CLD-Z1 compatible LaserDisc player and the LK-620 compatible Laser Karaoke system.
CLD-K88G

CLD-K88G

LK-820

LK-820

CLD-HF9G

CLD-HF9G

CLD-C1

CLD-C1

LK-P11

LK-P11

CLD-Z1

CLD-Z1

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

1995

Jan
SD standards for multimedia-compatible super-density optical discs are jointly announced by seven companies (Pioneer, TOSHIBA, Hitachi, Matsushita, MCA, Thomson, and Time Warner).
May
Releases the CLD-K66G and CLD-K22G compatible LaserDisc players.
Releases the MPC-GX1 multimedia PC.
Aug
Releases the LK-T12 compatible Laser Karaoke system.
Sep
Releases the CLD-K99V compatible LaserDisc player.
Oct
Releases the LK-1030 compatible Laser Karaoke system.
Dec
DVD standards are unified between nine companies (Pioneer, TOSHIBA, Hitachi, Matsushita, Sony, Mitsubishi, Victor Company of Japan, Philips, and Time Warner).
CLD-K66G

CLD-K66G

CLD-K22G

CLD-K22G

MPC-GX1

MPC-GX1

LK-T12

LK-T12

CLD-K99V

CLD-K99V

LK-1030

LK-1030

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

1996

Aug
Releases the LD-S9 LaserDisc player.
Sep
Releases the CLD-R5 compatible LaserDisc player.
Oct
Releases the HLD-X9 Hi-Vision LD/LaserDisc player.
Nov
Introduces the DVL-9, the world's first* DVD/LD/Video CD/CD fully compatible player.
  • *As of November 22, 1996, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the DV-7 DVD player.
LD-S9

LD-S9

CLD-R5

CLD-R5

HLD-X9

HLD-X9

DVL-9

DVL-9

DV-7

DV-7

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

1997

Jun
Introduces the PCP-SR100D, the industry's first* DVD-ROM drive subsystem compatible with Macintosh.
  • *As of May 9, 1997, Source: Pioneer.
Introduces the PCP-PR2W (for DOS and Windows) and PCP-PR2M (for Macintosh), the industry's first* portable 12X CD-ROM drives.
  • *As of May 19, 1997, Source: Pioneer.
Oct
Introduces the DVR-S101, the world's first* DVD-R drive for commercial use that complies with DVD-R standard version 1.0, and the DVS-V3950S disc.
  • *As of September 29, 1997, Source: Pioneer.
Exhibits a 15GB Hi-Vision optical disc system that uses an SHG blue laser to Japan Electronics Show.
Dec
Releases the DV-S9 DVD player.
PCP-SR100D

PCP-SR100D

PCP-PR2W

PCP-PR2W

PCP-PR2M

PCP-PR2M

DVR-S101

DVR-S101

DV-S9

DV-S9

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

1998

Jan
Releases the DVL-909 DVD/LD player, an LD compatible model with enhanced image quality, sound quality, and operability.
Releases the DV-505 DVD player, a standard model that achieves high performance at an affordable price.
Feb
Releases the DVL-K88 DVD/LD karaoke player, a single unit that can play karaoke and movies, from DVDs and LDs to Video CDs.
Jun
Succeeds in oscillating a violet laser.
Oct
Releases the DVL-919 DVD/LD player, the DVK-900 DVD/LD karaoke system, the DV-S5 DVD-Video player, and the DV-515 DVD player.
Nov
Releases the HTZ-7 DVD Surround System.
Dec
Releases the DVL-H9 DVD/LD compatible player flagship model.
DVL-909

DVL-909

DVL-K88

DVL-K88

DVL-919

DVL-919

DV-S5

DV-S5

HTZ-7

HTZ-7

DVL-H9

DVL-H9

Car Electronics

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

1999

Jun
Releases the PDV-LC10 and PDV-10 portable DVD players.
Aug
Releases the DVD Conductor-CZ desktop DVD authoring system.
Oct
Releases the DV-S6D and DV-525 DVD players.
Oct
Exhibits a 27.4GB (dual-layer) Hi-Vision optical disc system that uses blue laser diodes to Japan Electronics Show.
Nov
Releases the PDV-10-SW HAPPY CINEMA portable DVD player.
Agrees on an alliance with ROHM to develop blue semiconductor laser technology.
Dec
Introduces the DVR-1000, the world's first* DVD recorder capable of recording video on DVD.
  • *As of November 25, 1999, Source: Pioneer.
Introduces the DV-AX10, the world's first* DVD-Audio/DVD-Video/SACD/CD/Video CD fully compatible player.
  • *As of October 4, 1999, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the DV-S10A DVD-Audio/DVD-Video/CD/Video CD compatible player.
PDV-LC10

PDV-LC10

PDV-10-SW

PDV-10-SW

DV-S6D

DV-S6D

DVR-1000

DVR-1000

DV-AX10

DV-AX10

DV-S10A

DV-S10A

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

1990

Oct
Releases the 50-inch SD-P50BS3 and 40-inch SD-P40BS3 and SD-P4040 SEED hi-fi rear-projection TVs.
Nov
Releases the 50-inch SD-P5040 and 45-inch SD-P45BS3 SEED hi-fi rear-projection TVs.
Releases the SH-F550 satellite broadcasting tuner equipped with 1-bit DA converter.
Dec
Releases the SD-P40BX1 40-inch SEED hi-fi rear-projection TV with built-in satellite broadcasting tuner and high-performance vertical-twin speakers.
SD-P50BS3

SD-P50BS3

SD-P4040

SD-P4040

SD-P5040

SD-P5040

SD-P45BS3

SD-P45BS3

SH-F550

SH-F550

SD-P40BX1

SD-P40BX1

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

1991

Oct
Releases the SD-P50BS4 50-inch hi-fi rear-projection TV available in four different cabinet colors.
Releases the SD-P40BS4 and SD-P40 40-inch hi-fi rear-projection TVs.
Releases the SH-F1HD satellite broadcasting tuner with built-in MUSE-to-NTSC converter.
Nov
Releases the SD-P50BS4-B and SD-P50BS4-L 50-inch hi-fi rear-projection TVs available in four different cabinet colors.
Releases the SD-P40BS4-R 40-inch hi-fi rear-projection TV.
Dec
Releases the SD-P50BS4-K 50-inch hi-fi rear-projection TV available in four different cabinet colors.
SD-P50BS4

SD-P50BS4

SD-P40BS4

SD-P40BS4

SH-F1HD

SH-F1HD

SD-P50BS4-B

SD-P50BS4-B

SD-P50BS4-L

SD-P50BS4-L

SD-P40BS4-R

SD-P40BS4-R

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

1992

Feb
Starts development of plasma displays.
Jul
Releases the SD-40AV1 40-inch rear-projection TV.
Sep
Releases the 50-inch SD-P50BS5 and 40-inch SD-P40AV1 rear-projection TVs.
Releases the SH-D101 MUSE-to-NTSC converter with built-in satellite broadcasting tuner.
Oct
Releases the SD-P40BS5 and SD-P4060 40-inch rear-projection TVs.
Releases the SH-CS1 combination communication-satellite and broadcasting-satellite TV tuner.
Nov
Releases the SD-P50HD1 50-inch high-definition rear-projection TV.
Releases the HM-D101 MUSE decoder.
SD-40AV1

SD-40AV1

SD-P50BS5

SD-P50BS5

SD-P40AV1

SD-P40AV1

SH-D101

SH-D101

SD-P50HD1

SD-P50HD1

HM-D101

HM-D101

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

1993

Oct
Releases the SD-P40BS6 40-inch rear-projection TV.
Nov
Releases the SD-P40HF1 40-inch hi-fi rear-projection TV.
SD-P40BS6

SD-P40BS6

SD-P40HF1

SD-P40HF1

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

1994

Jun
Releases the SD-P50HD2 50-inch high-definition rear-projection TV.
Oct
Releases the 50-inch SD-P50BS6 and 43-inch SD-P43W1X and SD-P43W1 rear-projection TVs.
SD-P50HD2

SD-P50HD2

SD-P50BS6

SD-P50BS6

SD-P43W1X

SD-P43W1X

SD-P43W1

SD-P43W1

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

1995

Sep
Releases the SD-P43W2 43-inch rear-projection TV.
Oct
Releases the 50-inch SD-P50WEX and 43-inch SD-P43WEX rear-projection TVs.
Develops a high-quality plasma display that delivers industry's highest luminous intensity of 350 candela, and showcases its prototype at electronics show.
SD-P43W2

SD-P43W2

SD-P50WEX

SD-P50WEX

SD-P43WEX

SD-P43WEX

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

1996

Aug
Releases the SD-P43EX2 43-inch rear-projection TV.
Sep
Releases the SD-P38EX2 38-inch rear-projection TV.
SD-P43EX2

SD-P43EX2

SD-P38EX2

SD-P38EX2

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

1997

Dec
Introduces the PDP-501HD, world's first 50-inch consumer high-definition plasma display.
PDP-501HD

PDP-501HD

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

1998

Apr
Releases the DPD-V7 40-inch professional-use plasma display in Europe and elsewhere.
Aug
Releases the PDP-501MX 50-inch wide-screen plasma display with XGA resolution.
Oct
Pioneer and Philips Components agree to jointly develop technologies for next-general plasma displays through January 2000.
PDP-V7

PDP-V7

Optical Disc and PC-related

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

1999

Apr
Releases the SD-P50EX3 50-inch wide-screen hi-fi rear-projection TV.
Jul
Releases the PDP-502HD 50-inch high-definition plasma display.
Releases the PDP-502MX professional-use 50-inch XGA plasma display and the PDP-V402 40-inch VGA plasma display.
SD-P50EX3

SD-P50EX3

PDP-502HD

PDP-502HD

PDP-502MX

PDP-502MX

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

DJ

1990

Jan
Releases the SE-725D and SE-727D closed-back stereo headphones with large diaphragms designed for digital audio sources and the SE-315 and SE-313 open-air stereo headphones.
Feb
Releases the Private SELFIE S5 and S3 compact mini component stereo systems.
May
Releases the PD-2000 Limited high-performance CD player and the PD-M540 6-disc magazine CD player.
Jun
Releases the S-99 Twin X tower speaker system with vertically mounted twin woofers and the S-11 Twin X compact bookshelf speaker system with vertically mounted twin woofers.
Sep
Releases the T-858 and T-656 3-head cassette tape decks equipped with FLAT auto tape-calibration system, the T-555WR twin recording/playback cassette tape deck, the F-757 AM/FM tuner, and the S-55 Twin X compact bookshelf speaker system with vertically mounted twin woofers.
Releases the SELFIE S70 compact mini component stereo system.
Releases the SE-500D, SE-400D, SE-300D, and SE-300AV closed-back stereo headphones designed for digital audio sources, the SE-200D open-air stereo headphones designed for digital audio sources, and the SE-100AV open-air stereo headphones.
Oct
Releases the C-70 audio/video control amplifier, the M-70 audio/video power amplifier, and the S-5000 Twin top-of-the-line speaker system equipped with diamond diaphragm and ALCC diaphragm.
Releases the SELFIE S90 and S50 compact mini component stereo systems and the S-W70 optional super woofer.
Nov
Introduces the PD-T07 and PD-T05, world's first* CD players equipped with Stable Platter disc-drive mechanism.
  • *As of October 4, 1990, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the VSA-550, VSA-550-K, VSA-750, and VSA-750-K integrated audio/video stereo amplifiers and the S-X33R directivity-controlled rear-channel speaker system for surround system.
Dec
Releases the D-90 DAT deck equipped with SCMC and the VSA-950D integrated audio/video amplifier.
S5

S5

PD-2000Limited

PD-2000Limited

T-858

T-858

S-5000TWIN

S-5000TWIN

PD-T07

PD-T07

VSA-950D

VSA-950D

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

DJ

1991

Jan
Releases the SELFIE S30 compact mini component stereo system.
May
Releases the PD-M760 and PD-M560 6-disc magazine CD players and the D-50 DAT deck.
Jun
Releases the S-1000 Twin A high-end speaker system with vertically mounted twin woofers.
Sep
Releases the Exclusive C7 control amplifier.
Releases the PD-T07A high-end CD player equipped with Stable Platter disc-drive mechanism, the T-300SR quick-auto-reverse cassette tape deck, the VSA-1000D integrated audio/video stereo amplifier, the S-HE10 speaker system with vertically mounted twin woofers, and the S-HE7 compact bookshelf speaker system.
Releases the SELFIE R7 and R5 compact mini component stereo system and the D-R7 optional DAT deck.
Releases the SE-900D, SE-800D, and SE-700D closed-back stereo headphones designed for digital audio sources.
Oct
Releases the T-1000S and T-700S 3-head cassette tape decks.
Releases the Private L7 and C5 mini component stereo systems and the S-L7C optional center-channel speaker system.
Releases the SE-IR700C infrared cordless headphones.
Nov
Releases the D-80 DAT deck and the Private L1 mini component stereo system.
Dec
Releases the PD-T09 CD player equipped with Legato Link converter capable of reproducing audio signals over 20 kHz.
S-1000TWIN A

S-1000TWIN A

EXCLUSIVE C7

EXCLUSIVE C7

R7

R7

T-1000S

T-1000S

D-80

D-80

PD-T09

PD-T09

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

DJ

1992

Jan
Releases the SELFIE R3M and R3 compact mini component stereo systems and the Private L3 mini component stereo system.
Feb
Releases the SELFIE R9 compact mini component stereo system.
May
Releases the PD-M580 6-disc magazine CD player, the A-09 integrated amplifier, and the S-HE3 speaker system.
Jun
Releases the Exclusive V7 video selector.
Releases the S-HE100 floor-standing speaker system.
Aug
Releases the SELFIE X-A70 and X-A50 compact mini component stereo systems, the S-P7C center-channel speaker system, and the S-P77-LR surround sound speaker system for Private and SELFIE systems.
Sep
Releases the PD-T03 CD player equipped with Stable Hanging disc-drive mechanism, the T-1100S and T-770S 3-head cassette tape decks, the F-777 AM/FM tuner, the A-3R integrated stereo amplifier, and the VSA-1000D and VSA-55 integrated audio/video amplifiers.
Releases the SE-22AV and SE-303 open-air stereo headphones, the SE-550D and SE-440D closed-back stereo headphones, and the MSA-1 speaker system.
Releases the Private X-L9 and X-L70 mini component stereo systems with CD/LD combination player.
Oct
Releases the SE-66AV, SE-33AV, and SE-330D closed-back stereo headphones.
Nov
Releases the Exclusive M7 monaural power amplifier.
Releases the D-07 DAT deck.
A-09

A-09

S-HE100

S-HE100

X-A70

X-A70

X-L90

X-L90

EXCLUSIVE M7

EXCLUSIVE M7

D-07

D-07

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

DJ

1993

Jan
Releases the SELFIE X-A90, X-A30M, and X-A30 compact mini component stereo systems, and the Private X-L50 mini component stereo system with CD/LD combination player.
May
Releases the PD-T06 CD player.
Aug
Releases the SELFIE X-WD7 compact mini component stereo system.
Releases the S-UK3 speaker system.
Sep
Releases the PD-T04 and PD-T01 CD players, the A-UK3 integrated amplifier, the PL-J110 turntable, and the F-03 AM/FM tuner.
Releases the S-L77C center-channel speaker system.
Releases the Private X-AV7 mini component stereo system with CD/LD combination player.
Oct
Releases the A-04 integrated amplifier.
Nov
Releases the SELFIE X-WD5, X-CF3M, and X-CF3 compact mini component stereo systems.
Releases the Collection 5 Collection Series component stereo system, comprising the PD-C5 CD player, the T-C3 cassette tape deck, the F-C3 AM/FM tuner, the A-C5 integrated amplifier, and the S-C5-LR speaker system.
Releases the Collection 3 Collection Series component stereo system, comprising the PD-C3 CD player, the A-C3 integrated amplifier, and the S-C3-LR speaker system.
X-WD7

X-WD7

S-UK3-LR

S-UK3-LR

X-AV7

X-AV7

A-04

A-04

COLLECTION 5

COLLECTION 5

COLLECTION 3

COLLECTION 3

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

DJ

1994

Feb
Releases the R400, R401, R402, and R402K PHAAVYS R Series systems, the CTA301 tube preamplifier, and the CTA504 tube power amplifier.
May
Releases the PD-01, PD-UK5, PD-F100, and PD-F51 CD players and the VSA-01 integrated audio/video stereo amplifier.
Releases the SELFIE BANK X-B501-S compact mini component stereo system.
Releases the S-UK5-LR, S-CR22, and S-2D speaker systems.
Jun
Releases the SELFIE BANK X-B501-K compact mini component stereo system.
Releases the D-05 DAT deck, the T-W05SR twin recording/playback cassette tape deck, the T-W01R double auto-reverse cassette tape deck, and the T-03SR auto-reverse cassette tape deck.
Jul
Releases the A-01 integrated amplifier.
Sep
Releases the SELFIE TUO X-3D compact mini component stereo system, and the Private Mini X-AV3 mini component stereo system with CD/LD combination player.
Oct
Releases the PD-AP1 controller for file-type CD changers, and the S-07-LR speaker system.
Releases the SELFIE SLOT X-SL3 compact mini component stereo system.
Nov
Releases the D-C88 DAT deck and the A-07 integrated amplifier.
Dec
Releases the CSA14 integrated amplifier.
PD-F100

PD-F100

S-UK5-LR

S-UK5-LR

X-B501-K

X-B501-K

X-3D

X-3D

D-C88

D-C88

A-07

A-07

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

DJ

1995

Feb
Releases the PD-T07S CD player.
Mar
Releases the D-07A DAT deck.
May
Releases the PD-UK3 CD player and the T-07S cassette tape deck.
Aug
Releases the Exclusive M8 stereo power amplifier.
Sep
Releases the SELFIE X-SLOT5G compact mini component stereo system.
Releases the SP-D07 Dolby Digital AC-3 processor, the PD-T04S CD player, the D-06 DAT deck, and the A-UK1 and A-05 integrated amplifiers.
Oct
Releases the SELFIE X-BANK7, X-DJ7G, and X-DJ7K compact mini component stereo systems, the Private X-AV70 mini component stereo system with CD/LD combination player, and the PD-F25 25-disc CD changer.
Nov
Releases the SELFIE X-SLOT7G compact mini component stereo system, the X-QT7 micro component stereo system, and the PRO-JECT6.1, PRO-JECT2.0, and PRO-JECT1.2 turntables.
Dec
Releases the VSX-09 audio/video receiver equipped with Dolby Surround AC-3 decoder, and the MJ-P5 set-top MD recorder.
PD-T07S

PD-T07S

D-07A

D-07A

EXCLUSIVE M8

EXCLUSIVE M8

PD-F25

PD-F25

VSX-09

VSX-09

MJ-P5

MJ-P5

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

DJ

1996

Jan
Releases the PMD-R1 portable MD recorder.
May
Releases the PD-01A CD player; the T-W01AR double auto-reverse cassette tape deck; the T-01ASR auto-reverse cassette tape deck; the S-ST05-LR, S-C05, and S-UK4GR speaker systems; and the S-W05-K powered subwoofer.
Jun
Releases the Exclusive C7a control amplifier.
Releases the PD-F1005 and PF-F705 CD players and the A-UK3-2 integrated amplifier.
Jul
Releases the M-05 multichannel power amplifier.
Aug
Releases the PD-T07HS Limited CD player, the PD-F25-S 25-disc CD changer, and the X-QT11 micro component stereo system.
Sep
Releases the X-DJ55 mini component stereo system, the X-MDJ5 mini component stereo system with MD, and the A-D5 integrated amplifier.
Oct
Introduces the X-MDJ7, industry's first* mini component stereo system with MD and digital remixing capability. Releases the SELFIE X-SQ5 compact mini component stereo system, the PD-F21 CD player, the S-P21-Q-LR speaker system, and the PMD-P1-C and PMD-P1-F portable MD players.
  • *As of September 11, 1996, Source: Pioneer.
Nov
Releases the CP-LH5 speaker stand.
S-UK4GR

S-UK4GR

EXCLUSIVE C7a

EXCLUSIVE C7a

M-05

M-05

PD-T07HS Limited

PD-T07HS Limited

X-SQ11

X-SQ11

X-MDJ7

X-MDJ7

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

DJ

1997

Feb
Releases the X-HG10 advanced audio system.
Sep
Releases the X-RMX9MD RMX Series component stereo system with MD and digital remixing, and the PD-F25A optional 25-disc CD changer.
Releases the PD-HS7 high-performance CD player.
Oct
Releases the L+ Model 7 X-LP7 stylish component stereo system, the MJ-L7 optional MD recorder, and the CT-L7 optional cassette tape deck.
Releases the X-RMX5 RMX Series mini component stereo system with digital remixing, and the MJ-R5 optional MD recorder.
Releases the PMD-R3-L and PMD-R3-S portable MD recorders.
Dec
Releases the T-D7 3-head cassette tape deck.
Releases the PMD-P3-S and PMD-P3-L portable MD players.
X-HG10

X-HG10

X-RMX9MD

X-RMX9MD

PD-HS7

PD-HS7

T-D7

T-D7

PMD-R3-S

PMD-R3-S

PMD-R3-L

PMD-R3-L

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

DJ

1998

Jan
Releases 11 models of the Loopmaster portable CD players.
Feb
Releases the VSA-D9TX audio/video amplifier equipped with Dolby Digital and THX 5.1 surround sound, and the PMD-RMX1 portable MD player.
Mar
Releases the X-HT501 Living Theater home theater system.
May
Releases the A-D5a and A-D3 high-performance integrated stereo amplifiers.
Jun
Releases the X-MDX70 mini component stereo system with MD, and the MJ-D7 MD recorder.
Jul
Releases the Loopmaster PCD-013WA and PCD-012WA limited-edition portable CD players.
Aug
Releases the PD-HL5 CD player equipped with Hi-bit Legato Link converter; the S-MT5-LR-K, S-MT5-LR-W, S-MT5-C-L, and S-MT5-C-W slim satellite speaker systems; the S-W3 compact powered subwoofer; and the MPC-PS30SW-LR, MPC-PS30SR-LR, and MPC-PS30SL-LR powered speaker systems coming in translucent enclosures.
Oct
Releases the Pioneer Dynamic Theater HTV-1 packaged TV surround sound system, the DVD1 and DVD2 component systems, and the VSA-5 audio/video amplifier equipped with Dolby Digital surround sound.
Releases the PD-HL1 CD player equipped with Hi-bit Legato Link converter; the PMD-R55-S and PMD-R55-L portable MD recorders; and the PMD-P5-S, PMD-P5-R, and PMD-P5-L portable MD players.
Releases the FILL X-NT9MD, X-NT7MD, X-NT9, and X-NT7 natural sound mini component stereo systems, the APX-N901 and APX-N701 sets comprising amplifier and CD tuner, the MJ-N901 MD recorder, the T-N901 cassette tape deck, and the S-N901-LR and S-N701-LR speaker systems.
Nov
Releases the Pioneer Dynamic Theater HTZ-7 packaged DVD surround sound system; the DVL1 component system; the S-HS101 speaker system; and the Happy Tune X-HMD01, X-HMD02, X-HMD03, X-HMD04, and X-HMD05 micro stereo systems with CD and MD.
Releases the S-PM1000-LR Pure Malt speaker system, whose enclosure is made from 50-year-old retired whiskey barrels; and the Loopmaster PCD-01MK limited-edition portable CD player featuring Mickey Mouse design theme.
Dec
Releases the VSA-D6 audio/video amplifier equipped with DTS and Dolby Digital surround sound, and the HTZ-MD7 optional MD recorder for Pioneer Dynamic Theater systems.
PCD-012WA

PCD-012WA

PD-HL5

PD-HL5

X-NT7MD

X-NT7MD

HTZ-7

HTZ-7

X-HMD05

X-HMD05

S-PM1000-LR

S-PM1000-LR

Large-Screen TVs and Monitors

Home Audio

DJ

1999

Jan
Releases the X-RMX99 RMX Series mini component stereo system with digital remixing, the MJ-R99WR optional double MD recorder, the MJ-R99 MD recorder, and the CT-R99 cassette tape deck.
Jan
Releases the X-A55MD all-in-one mini component stereo system with MD.
Feb
Releases the Loopmaster PCD-025 and PCD-026 portable CD players.
Apr
Releases the PD-HL5-PM Pure Malt Series limited-edition CD player equipped with Hi-bit Legato Link converter, and the A-D5a-PM Pure Malt Series limited-edition integrated amplifier.
May
Releases the PD-F908 101-disc CD changer and the MJ-D5 MD recorder.
Jun
Releases the VSA-D10TX and VSA-D8TX high-end multichannel audio/video amplifiers; the F-D3 digital synthesizer AM/FM tuner; the X-MDX707 MDX Series mini component stereo system with MD; and the SE-F5-G, SE-F5-V, and SE-F5-W2 Lite Series open-air dynamic stereo headphones.
Sep
Releases the X-J7MD and X-MC5MD mini component stereo systems with MD, the L+ X-LP77 stylish and compact component stereo system, the MJ-L77 optional MD recorder, and the CT-L77 optional cassette tape deck.
Releases the S-ST5-LR compact satellite speaker system, the S-W5 powered subwoofer, and the S-C6 center-channel speaker system.
Oct
Releases the VSA-D10TX audio/video amplifier, built based on advanced multichannel stereophonic concept—a technique that uses multiple high-performance amplification circuits to reproduce audio as close to its original form as possible.
Releases the Happy Tune X-HMD10, X-HMD12, and X-HMD15 (featuring Mickey Mouse design theme) micro stereo systems with CD and MD; and the PMD-P7-S, PMD-P7-L, and PMD-MK1 (featuring Mickey Mouse design theme) portable MD players.
Releases the Air's Fit SE-E05 and Air's Lite SE-E03 clip-on open-air dynamic stereo headphones.
Nov
Introduces the X-MR7, world's first* all-in-one mini stereo system with CD recorder.
  • *As of September 14, 1999, Source: Pioneer.
Dec
Releases the PMD-MK2 millennium-edition portable MD player featuring Mickey Mouse design theme.
X-RMX99

X-RMX99

PD-HL5-PM A-D5a-PM

PD-HL5-PM A-D5a-PM

PD-F908

PD-F908

VSA-D10TX

VSA-D10TX

X-J7MD

X-J7MD

X-MR7

X-MR7

Home Audio

DJ

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1990

History about the DJ of 1990 is not posted.

Home Audio

DJ

Other businesses

1991

History about the DJ of 1991 is not posted.

Home Audio

DJ

Other businesses

1992

History about the DJ of 1992 is not posted.

Home Audio

DJ

Other businesses

1993

History about the DJ of 1993 is not posted.

Home Audio

DJ

Other businesses

1994

Jun
Introduces the CDJ-50, the world’s first* tabletop single CD player for DJs.
  • *As of July 27, 1994. Source: Pioneer.
CDJ-50

CDJ-50

Home Audio

DJ

Other businesses

1995

Oct
Releases the CDJ-50II CD player.
Nov
Releases the CDJ-30 CD player and the DJM-500 DJ mixer.
CDJ-50II

CDJ-50II

DJM-500

DJM-500

Home Audio

DJ

Other businesses

1996

Sep
Releases the DJM-300 audio mixer for DJs.
DJM-300

DJM-300

Home Audio

DJ

Other businesses

1997

Feb
Releases the SE-DJ5000 professional DJ headphones.
Jul
Releases the CDJ-500II CD player for DJs, which feels like an instrument.
Sep
Releases the CDJ-700S compact CD player for professional DJs, which is easy to carry and set up.
SE-DJ5000

SE-DJ5000

CDJ-500II

CDJ-500II

Home Audio

DJ

Other businesses

1998

Sep
Releases the CDJ-100S CD player for DJs and the DJM-300-S DJ mixer.
Dec
Releases the EFX-500 effects unit for DJs.
CDJ-100S

CDJ-100S

DJM-300-S

DJM-300-S

EFX-500

EFX-500

Home Audio

DJ

Other businesses

1999

Nov
Releases the DJM-600 DJ mixer for disco and club DJs.
DJM-600

DJM-600

DJ

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Corporate Information

1990

Jan
Releases the TF-R50 low-power cordless phone with a compact design tailored to hand shape.
Feb
Releases the TF-A11 ALL TIME 11 answering phone allowing basic operation by a single button.
Apr
Releases the TF-X5 low-power cordless answering phone equipped with touch panel on the main unit and multi-remote functions on the secondary handset.
May
Releases the MTR-24 telemarketing switching system, an equipment set that enables application operations through connection with an ordinary computer via a conventional phone line.
Sep
Releases the TF-W5 low-power cordless answering phone with main and secondary handsets, and the TF-A550 multifunctional answering phone.
Oct
Releases the TF-H5 low-power, family-use cordless phone, with main and secondary handsets.
Nov
Becomes first in the industry to introduce AC power distributor (the BND-300), with built-in high-quality, high-performance line noise filter for 30A-rated large systems.
  • *As of October 25, 1990, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the TF-R55 slim, simple, single-unit low-power cordless phone.
Dec
Introduces world's first BODYSONIC-compatible CD, the MTD-101 (with set of 10 healing music CDs).
  • *As of December 7, 1990, Source: Pioneer.
TF-R50

TF-R50

TF-A11

TF-A11

TF-X5

TF-X5

TF-W5

TF-W5

TF-H5

TF-H5

TF-R55

TF-R55

DJ

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1991

Feb
Releases the TF-A12 one-touch, easy-to-use answering phone.
Releases the TF-W50 cordless answering phone, equipped with scrambling function to prevent unauthorized listening in.
Aug
Releases the TF-R55(KL) compact, low-power cordless phone with built-in antenna.
Sep
Releases the TF-W150-K low-power, easy-to-use cordless answering phone.
Oct
Becomes first in the industry to introduce low-power cordless answering phone (the TF-W350-K), with water-resistant pocketable secondary handset, working over a distance of 400 meters (cordless home unit).
  • *As of August 21, 1991, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the BSS-1000 high-end reclining audio/visual chair BODYSONIC surround system with real leather finish.
Nov
Releases the TF-R350-K low-power cordless telephone, with twin antennae enabling communication distance to beed up to 500 meters.
Dec
Releases the JX-S10 onboard special low-power transceiver.
TF-A12

TF-A12

TF-R55(KL)

TF-R55(KL)

TF-W350-K

TF-W350-K

BBS-1000

BBS-1000

TF-R350-K

TF-R350-K

JX-S10

JX-S10

DJ

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1992

Jan
Releases the FSH5500 optical beam soldering device.
Releases the ATS1000, ATS1000F, ATS1000T, and ATS1100R/B automatic adjustment inspection devices.
Feb
Becomes first in the industry to introduce a one-touch answering phone, the TF-A20, with voice EROM.
  • *As of January 16, 1992, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the VW-S3 TOWN JACK low-power transceiver.
Mar
Releases the TF-N750 two-circuit-compatible cordless answering phone.
パイオニア・マインド・リフレッシュ・システム「RELACTIVE-1」を発売。
Apr
Releases the TF-N650-K cordless answering phone with α-LCR function, and the TF-FK1-K model, with recumbent extension secondary handset.
Sep
Releases the TF-W160-K and TF-W160-G cordless answering phones designed for high-quality sound, and the TF-FK4-K and TF-FK4-G, recumbent-type secondary handsets.
Releases the BM1 two-way, next-generation CCTV system.
Oct
Releases the TF-EM3-G earphone microphone.
Releases the C-V230 stereo mixing preamplifier, the M-V200 and M-V300 power amplifiers, the S-V700 full-range speaker, and the S-V550W sub-woofer.
Releases the TF-W360-G cordless answering phone designed for high sound quality, and the TF-PK4-K and TF-PK4-G extension pocketable secondary handsets.
TF-A20

TF-A20

VW-S3

VW-S3

TF-N750-K

TF-N750-K

TF-N650-K

TF-N650-K

TF-W160-K

TF-W160-K

TF-W360-K

TF-W360-K

DJ

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1993

Jan
Releases the TF-A21 answering phone with "voice counterattack" function.
Sep
Develops αVISION karaoke system. Announces commercialization of αVISION (launched March 1994).
Oct
Releases the ACP-1000 printed circuit board manufacturing equipment.
Releases the S-V300 full-range speaker system.
Releases the TF-X102-K and TF-X101-K answering phone with cordless handsets for both the main receiving unit and secondary units, and the TF-FK5-K extension secondary handset.
Nov
Releases the TF-R102-K and TF-R101-K cordless phones with the cordless handset serving as the main receiving unit.
TF-A21-K

TF-A21-K

TF-X102-K

TF-X102-K

TF-X101-K

TF-X101-K

TF-R102-K

TF-R102-K

DJ

Other businesses

Corporate Information

1994

Jan
Delivers the BA-9000 two-way addressable system for cable TV, for regional cable TV system in Akron district, Ohio, the United States.
Mar
Releases the AAC-V5 and AAC-V6 αVISION autochangers, the ACO-V5 autochanger commander, and the ASC-V5 system controller.
May
Releases the PCJ-A10 TACS-type portable cellular phone, and the ND-P2 portable rapid charger.
Jul
Releases the PCJ-A10S portable cellular phone set.
Sep
Releases the PD-V30M CD player for dance lessons.
Dec
Releases the OG-V10 polygraph.
PCJ-A10S

PCJ-A10S

DJ

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1995

Jul
Develops new linear-powered, high-quality, deep bass speaker.
Releases the D-9601 commercial-use digital audio tape deck.
Sep
Releases the PCJ-A7S portable cellular phone.
Oct
Releases the TF-JP3-H and TF-JP303-H cordless answering phone models, the TF-FK21-K extension secondary handset, and the TF-JF5-K, TF-JS3-H, and TF-JF503-K cordless main-unit answering phone models.
Releases the DB-S500 multimedia database system.
Develops high-brightness, thin-film organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display.
Nov
Releases the TF-JP100-H and TF-JP103-H cordless answering phones.
Dec
Releases the DB-S500R multimedia database system (writer version).
PCJ-A7S

PCJ-A7S

TF-JP3-H

TF-JP3-H

TF-JS3-H

TF-JS3-H

TF-JP100-H

TF-JP100-H

DJ

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1996

Mar
Releases the MPC-LX200-MO multimedia system.
Apr
Releases the JUNKO printed circuit board mounting and production control system.
Aug
Releases the DZ-D7 thermal transfer sublimation full-color printer.
Sep
Releases the 102-type TF-JP50 and 103-type TF-JW50 LCD cordless telephones and the TF-FK30 extension secondary handset.
Oct
Releases the 102-type TF-JP30 and 103-type TF-JW30 LCD cordless telephones.
Nov
Introduces the DP-211, Japan's first* cellular phone with full-size LCD touch panel, through the Digital Phone Group.
  • *As of September 10, 1996, Source: Pioneer.
Develops and releases the ND-K100 in-dash hands-free onboard charger in collaboration with Tokyo Digital Phone, Kansai Digital Phone, and Tokai Digital Phone.
Releases the 101-type TF-JS50, 102-type TF-JF70, and 103-type TF-JW70 LCD cordless main-unit telephones, the 102-type TF-JFS1 and 103-type TF-JWS1 LCD cordless telephones, and the TF-FK32 extension secondary handset.
TF-JP50

TF-JP50

TF-JP30

TF-JP30

DP-211

DP-211

TF-JS50

TF-JS50

TF-JF70

TF-JF70

DJ

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1997

Apr
Releases the TD-2002 4.8cm compression driver, the TD-4003 10cm compression driver, the TL-1102 25cm cone wafer, and the TL-1601C 40cm cone wafer for TAD professional speaker units.
Nov
Introduces the GD-F1 Carrozzeria FM teletext receiver, world's first* receiver with OLED for consumer market car electronics product.
  • *As of September 30, 1997, Source: Pioneer.
Releases the DP-211SW cellular phone with full-size LCD touch panel through Digital Phone Group.
TD-2002

TD-2002

TD-4003

TD-4003

TL-1601c

TL-1601c

GD-F1

GD-F1

DP-211SW

DP-211SW

DJ

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Corporate Information

1998

Mar
Releases the 523G cellular phone with full-size LCD touch panel through Nippon Idou Tsushin Corporation.
Apr
Releases the DP-212 cellular phone with full-size LCD touch panel capable with direct-handwriting to the panel through Digital Phone Group.
Jul
Releases the Super BeMAX online karaoke system.
Aug
Enters an alliance with CANAL Plus, C-Cube Microsystems Inc., and Divicom to develop system devices for digital set-top boxes.
Sep
Releases the Mitsubishi 3D Solder Form Inspection Machine print circuit board soldering inspection equipment.
Succeeds in developing a (passive) OLED full-color display.
Oct
Releases the TF-CV13 low-power cordless answering phone equipped with the Multi-Assist Phonebook and the TF-FK60 extension secondary handset.
Releases the PCR-30-G, PCR-30-L, PCR-30-W, and PCR-30-Y Craft Speakers, a new type of folding speaker with a see-through body.
Nov
Releases the TF-EV12, TF-EV13, TF-EV14, TF-FV11-H, TF-FV11-HS, TF-FV12, TF-FV13, TF-NV12, and TF-NV13 low-power cordless answering phones and the TF-FK61 and TF-FK62 extension secondary handsets.
523G

523G

DP-212

DP-212

PCR-30

PCR-30

TF-FV13

TF-FV13

TF-NV12

TF-NV12

DJ

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1999

Jan
Introduces the TF-V11 answering phone equipped with the industry's first* phonebook capable of registering 100 people and Digital Non-touch Hands-free installed.
  • *As of January 14, 1999, Source: Pioneer.
Mar
Releases the J-PE01 cellular phone with full-size LCD touch panel through Digital Phone Group.
Sep
Releases the TF-CV32 low-power cordless answering phone.
Oct
Releases the TF-GV22 low-power cordless answering phone and the TF-GVH23 and TF-GVH24, which allow communication between secondary handsets.
Releases the J-PE02 cellular phone with full-size LCD touch panel capable with e-mailing handwriting-texts and pictures through Digital Phone Group.
TF-V11

TF-V11

J-PE01

J-PE01

TF-CVH33

TF-CVH33

J-PE02

J-PE02

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