Magnavox (Company)

Logo of Magnavox


Magnavox (Latin for "great voice") is an electronics company founded in the United States and owned today by Philips, a company based in the Netherlands.

Magnavox was founded in 1917 by Edwin Pridham and Peter L. Jensen, inventor of the moving-coil loudspeaker two years earlier at their lab in Napa, California. Magnavox later produced the Odyssey, the world's first home video game console.

Established:
country:
United States
Status:
active

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