Manufacturers links ľ On ... O9

ONEDOF (Turntables) See --> Aleksandr Israel Bakman

One For All See --> Universal Electronics

One Thing Audio
While primarily occupied with the business of servicing electrostatic loudspeakers this tiny UK based company also manufactures specialised audio products and accesories such as FM stereo decoders and model specific loudspeker stands.
Homepage: http://www.onethingaudio.com

Onkyo See --> Denki Onkyo

Onix See --> Cymbol (England, Seperates) or Melody HiFi (China, Valve amplifiers)

Onzow Labo
Japanese company that manufactures phonographic accessories under the Zerodust trademark.
Homepage: http://www15.ocn.ne.jp/~onzow
Worldwide distribution by Sibatech, in Portugal handled by Imaginaria and in Singapore by Audio Note Singapore

Oone
British company making personal audio products.
Homepage: http://www.oono.co.uk

Oosterum Loudspeaker Systems
Dutch loudspeaker and cable manufacturer, typically trades under the Kharma brandname.
Homepage: http://www.kharma.com
Distributed in France by Sound & Colors, in Hong Kong by Audio Supplies Company, in Japan by Axiss Corp., in Spain by Werner S. A., in Thailand by K. S. Sonsgroup, in the UK by Metropolis Music and in the USA by GTT Audio & Video.
O.L.S. Audiotechnology, 4825 AL Breda, Holland.
Tel: +31 (0) 76 5715010. E-mail: info at kharma.com.

Opal Electronics
Italian manufacturer of high end electronics such as amplifiers and CD players, sold under the Norma Audio Electronics brand, or in most cases just plain Norma.
Distribution: In France by Sound & Colors, in Japan by Continental Far East and in Taiwan by Session Audio Research
Homepage: http://www.normaudio.com .
Opal Electronics, Via Persico 26, Frazione Bettenesco,26043 Persico Dosimo, Cremona, Italy.
Tel: +39 (0)372 493113. Fax: +39 (0)372 493113. E-Mail: info /at$ normaudio.com

Opera (Loudspeakers) See --> Unison Research

Opera Audio
Chinese high end manufacturer, large range of amplification and source components, both valve and transistor based, in addition to a range of loudspeakers. Uses the Consonance brand more these days to avoid confusion with the above company. Originally founded in 1994.
Homepage: http://www.opera-consonance.com. - Alternative homepage

Opera Audio distribution

Europe: In Belgium by Hi-Fi Conseil Prestige, in Denmark and Sweden by Art Sound, in Finland by Gamiron Oy Audelec, in France by DEA International, in Germany by Opera Audio Germany, in Greece by Music Lover, in Hungary by Premium Audio, in Italy by Xflow, in Monaco by Sound Galleries, in Norway by Hi-Fi Guiden, in Poland by Fotopub, in Romania by Hi-Fi Expert, in Russia by Laterport, in Spain by Werner S. A., in Switzerland by Audio Ambiance, in the Ukaraine by 42 Audio and in the UK & Ireland by Alium Audio.

Asia & the Pacific: In Hong Kong by Opera Audio Hong Kong, in India by The Soundsmiths, in Indonesia by Zonwin Homan, in Japan by Ving Co., in Malaysia by Superfi Audio Enterprise, in the Phillipines by K2TOP Corp., in Singapore by New Disc Village, in Taiwan by Magical Systems and in Thailand by The Elegance Sound.

The Americas & the West Indies: In Costa Rica by Audio Arte, in the USA by Nat Distribution and in the West Indies by Advanced Hi-Fi.

Africa and the Middle East: In Israel by Sabo Audio, in South Africa by Integrated Home Entertainment and in Turkey by Extreme Audio.

Opera Audio Company, Ltd., No.4, Xihai Xiyan, XiCheng District, Beijing, China 10035.
Phone: +86 10 66112678 or 66139523. Fax: +86 10 66139523.


Oppo Digital
Chinese manufacturer that specialises in selling budget and mid end multi-format optical disk players, some of which have networking abilities as well. The company started operating around 2004 and did originally distribute a wider range of Asian sourced consumer audio and AV products including TV's, portable DVD players and music systems but primarily found success with their comparatively more upmarket DVD players and slowly shed their other product lines. Please note that their homepage has no English language info, go to their USA page for such.
Distribution: In Brazil by KVS3 Comercio de Audio e Video, in Denmark by Studiosound and in Finland by Concept Hi-Fi
Homepage: http://oppobd.com -- USA homepage.
Oppo Digital Inc., 2629B Terminal Boulevard, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Tel: +1 650 961 1118. Fax: +1 650 961 1119. E-Mail: service /at\ oppodigital.com

Optimal Audio/Optimal Acoustic Laboratories See --> Optimal Acoustic Laboratories (Defunkt) or Musical Innovation (spares, repairs upgrades)

Optimus See --> Radio Shack

Optoma
A manufacturer of DLP based projectors.
Homepage: http://www.optoma.com - German homepage - French homepage - Taiwanese homepage
Distributed in Bulgaria by Top Audio Video Design, in Finland by Highend Studio, in Hungary and Poland by Horn Distribution and in Switzerland by DKB Household Switzerland.

Opus See --> Audio Partnership

Opus 3 See --> Rauna (Hi-fi) or Opus 3 (Record Label)

Oracle
A Canadian manufacturer of high end hi-fi that started out with turntables in the early 80's but has branched out to amps and suchlike.
Homepage: http://www.oracle-audio.com.

Oracle distribution

Europe: In Bulgaria by Audio Video Consult, in Croatia by Media Audio, in the Czech Republic by Finale Audio, in Portugal by Audio Elite, in Romania by High End Audio and in Switzerland by Montana Audio Systems.

Asia & the Pacific: Distributed in Australia by Absolute Hi End, in China, Hong Kong and Macau by Radar Audio, in New Zealand by Parmenter Sound, in Singapore by Coherence Audio, in Thailand by K. S. Sonsgroup and in Taiwan by Star Power Int..

The Americas & the West Indies: In Argentina by Star Audio, in Brazil by Som Maior, in Chile by Music World, in Mexico by Armonia AVM and in the USA by Audiotion.

Africa and the Middle East: In Egypt by Nirvana Distribution, in Iran by FM-Audio and in the UAE by Imagine Technologies (inc. Bahrain).

Oracle Audio Products, Agence Commerciale ACI Inc., 4124 Boulevard Industriel, Sherbrooke, Quebec J1L 2S6, Canada.
Tel: +819 573 5488. Fax: +819 573 0154


Oray
French manufacturer of projecton screens and related products.
Homepage: http://www.oray.fr
Distributed in Poland by Rhythmica.
Tel: +33(0) 1 64 59 94 54. Fax: +33(0) 1 64 59 39 01. E-Mail: Info at oray.fr.

ORB (Accessories & amplifiers) See --> JAI Ltd.

Orbitsound
UK based company that manufactures soundbars and portable speakers that both feature iPod docks as well. These feature a patented technology called that used to be referred to as AirSound that supposedly give a wider spatial image than a normal set of speakers. Company was formed by Ted Fletcher in the latter half of last decade and is run alongside his Joeaudio Ltd. pro-audio business, note that the company originally wrote its name as 2 words but later changed the registration into one word.
Homepage: http://www.orbitsound.com -- AirSound homepage
Orbitsound Limited, 1st Floor, 1 Rosoman Place, Exmouth Market, London EC1R 0JY, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)8456 521 219..

Orelle
Small UK based mnufacturer of mid/high end speperates and loudspeakers.
Homepage: http://www.orelle.co.uk
Distributed in China, Hong Kong and Macau by Radar Audio, in France by Elite Diffusion

Organic Acoustics
UK based manufacturer of acoustic panels made out of organic materials intended to blend in with its surroundings, run by designer EmeliÚ Fras.
Homepage: http://www.organic-acoustics.com
Organic Acoustics , 67 Station Road, Smallford , St Albans AL4 0HB , Great Britain.
E-Mail: emelie at organic-acoustics.com.

Organic Audio
Danish manufacturer of high end audio cables.
Distribution: In Japan by Zephyrn and in Singapore by CK Audio
Homepage: http://www.organicaudio.eu .
Organic Audio, Allingvej 55, 8600 Silkeborg, Denmark.
Tel: +45 3066 22 84. E-Mail: info .at. organicaudio.com

Origin Live

An UK based manufacturer of turntables, tonearms, phono stages and related turntable accessories, upgrades and kits, in addition to high end loudspeakers, cables and interconnects. Origin Live also holds out an internet store that in addition to selling their own products retails a number of other hi-fi brands.

The company was originally founded in 2006 by Mark Baker but he had been using the name as a trademark since 1986 when he started offering cables via mail order as a sole trader. He later started offering hi-fi tables and loudspeaker stands but branched into the manufacture of turntable kits and upgrades in the wake of the success the original Scheu company had in that marketspace, and in a similar timeframe stopped manufacturing hi-fi furniture, started building full turntables and loudspeakers in the latter half of the 90's.
Distribution: In Australia by Absolute Hi End, in Denmark by High End Sound, in Norway by Maxwell Import, in Singapore by X Audio, in Turkey by Dinleti Music and in the USA by The Lotus Group
Homepage: http://www.originlive.com .
Origin Live Limited, Unit 5, 362B Spring Road, Sholing, Southampton SO19 2PB, UK.
Tel/Fax: +44 (0)2380 578877. E-Mail: originlive at originlive.com

Orion Electric
Japanese manufacturer of TV, audio and AV products, primarily occupied as an OEM although it does have a brand presence all around the globe but then mostly in the lower reaches of the market, unusually enough for a manufacturer in that market segment it has factories spread all around the world including number of plants in the USA, some of their OEM factories are referred to as World Group and Korat Denki.
Homepage: http://www.orion-electric.co.jp Distributed in the Czech Republic by K + B Expert.
Orion Electric Co. Ltd., 41-1 Iehisa-cho, Echizen-shi, Fukui 915-8555, Japan.

Orion Electronics (Hungary) See --> Thakral Group

OrnellaáLamari

Italian lady that designs and manufactures high end heavy platter turntables, mechanical isolation devices and accessories under the Thesis Audio brand.
Distribution: In Greece by Vassilopoulos Bros.
Homepage: http://www.thesisaudio.it .
Thesis Audio di Lamari Ornella, Via Vigone 18/B, Scalenghe, 10060 TO (Torino), Italy.
Tel: +39 347 4879722. E-Mail: info ,at, thesisaudio.it

Orphean Sound Audio-Video Lab.
Chinese company that manufactures valve based headphone amplifiers under the DarkVoice brand but has in the past also made them under the La Figaro name and may in fact still do so for certain markets.
Homepage: http://www.darkvoice.net
Orphean Sound Audio-Video Lab., Room 2-13, Building No.84, Wulidun Middle Street, Jinniu District, Chengdu 610036, China.
Tel: +86 (0)28 89951295 or +86 (0)28 88042212. E-Mail: dzhp_8 {at} 163.com and 1071375363 }at{ qq.com.

Orpheus Media SÓrl.

Swiss manufacturer of high end separates, power products and cables. Although a full line manufacturer they are best known for their digital products such as DAC's and CD players, the company was in fact one of the pioneers of advanced DSP technologies such as upsampling in the late 90's and is one of the few companies that offers Firewire as an option on their products, but as a computer audio transport it is much less troublesome than USB.

Company was originally founded in the summer of 1998 by Florian Cossy and Thierry Heeb as Anagram SÓrl, the name was soon thereafter changed to Les disques H & H SÓrl but when the company started delivering its first products they changed the name again to Orpheus Laboratories SÓrl and often still advertised as such especially in the Asian market. In 2000 a new company called Anagram Technologies was founded to sell the digital processing units they had developed to other hi-fi companies and in 2005 Cossy and Heeb sold half of their holdings in Orpheus to a consortium of investors and concentrated on the running of Anagram, in 2010 the duo sold the rest of their holdings. The products of the Orpheus company are actually assembled by aerospace contractor Confectronic which in turn is the biggest owner of the company.
Distribution: In Austria by Fricco, in the Benelux countries by Sound E-motions, in China, Hong Kong and Macau by Grand Hi-Fi Audio, in Indonesia by Ultimate Audio Video, in Italy by Ethos Srl., in Japan by Orpheus Laboratories Switzerland, in Norway by Pilar Audio, in Singapore by High End Research, in South Korea by Sonoris High End Audio & Video, in Taiwan by Session Audio Research, in Thailand by K. S. Sonsgroup and in the UK by RT Services
Homepage: http://www.orpheuslab.com .
Orpheus Media SÓrl, Av. des Sciences 3, CH - 1400 Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland.
Tel: +41 (0)24 423 90 88. Fax: +41 (0)24 430 18 07.

Ortofon
Danish manufacturer of pickups, tonearms, stylii and associated phonograph products, ranging from the lowest priced pickups on the market to absurdly priced high end cartridges. Seems to be able to make high quality pickups at a fraction of the price that others do, also there has been a marked improvement in their designs over the last 10 year while other pickup manufacturers have stood more or less still and just sell you their 20 year old designs in new boxes (this is especially true in the low end and Disco/DJ carts, where Ortofons simply rules the roost). Formerly named Fonofilm Industri A/S.
Homepage: http://www.ortofon.dk.

Ortofon distribution

Europe: In Austria the Hi-Fi linup is distributed by Audio Tuning while pro audio products are handled by Disco Store, in Belgium and Luxembourgh by Transtel-Sabima, in Bosnia & Herzegovina by Master Commerce, in Bulgaria by Optel Technology, in Croatia by Audio Art, in Cyprus by Showtime Technologies, in the Czech Rep. by Aiffel Records, in Estonia by DJ Record Pool, in Finland by AV Komponentti, in France by Sennheiser France, in Germany by SWS Audio, in Greece by Kinotechniki, in Holland by Ascon (Hi-fi products) and Interstate Audio (DJ porducts), in Hungary by LISYS Lighting Systems, in Iceland by BrŠ­urnir Ormsson, in Italy by MPI Electronic, in Lithuania by Redzius, in Macedonia by Alfa Audio, in Malta by DJS Trading, in Norway by Mono A/S, in Poland by Audio Klan (full range) and Mediam (pro products only), in Portugal by Alrica, in Russia by Metex, in Slovakia by Ketos (full range) and Music Market (pro products only), in Slovenia by Corrado, in Spain by EAR S.A., in Sweden by Ortoconnex (hi-fi products), in Switzerland by Tonex, in Ukraine by Art-R, UK and Ireland distribution is handled by Henley Designs and in Yugoslavia by Korato. Eastern European customers located in countries not listed here should contact Bieda Agency for info and Military customers should contact Pentcom.

Asia & the Pacific: In Australia by Speakerbits, in China, Hong Kong and Macau by Avantgarde Acoustic Hong Kong, in India by Sound of Music, in Indonesia by Soul Music Centre, in Japan by Ortofon Japan, in Kazakhstan by Samat Electronics, in Malaysia by Wisma Audio, in New Zealand by Pudney & Lee, in Singapore by Hwee Seng (DJ products) and Audio Note Singapore (HiFi products>, in South Korea by Sovico Corp, in Taiwan by Phil International (DJ products) and Enkei Trading (Hi-fi products), in Thailand by K. S. Sonsgroup and in Vietnam by Dong Thanh.

The Americas & the West Indies: In Argentia by Holimar, in Brazil by Waldman, in Canada by Essential Audio (Hifi products) and Sounds Distribution (DJ products) with some high end hi-fi products distributed or sub-distributed by L'Atelier-Audio, in Chile by Audiomusica, in Costa Rica by Danilo Mora, in Jamaica by Intec Research, in the Dutch Antilles by Bergee Electronic Enterprises and in Venezuela by Grooveland.

Africa and the Middle East: In Israel by Adar Marketing, in Lebanon by Eltek, in South Africa by HFX Systems (Hi-Fi products) and Rolling Thunder Distribution (DJ products), in Tunisia by Mediacom, in Turkey DJ products are handled by I.G. Sigme Müzuk Ürün while Hi-fi products are handled by Actual Power and in the UAE distribution is handled by Sonia Electronics.

Ortofon A/S, Stavangervej 9, DK-4900 Nakskov, Denmark.
Tel: +45 54 91 19 15. Fax: +45 54 91 19 11.
Ortofon Inc., 500 Executive Blvd., Suite 102, Ossining, NY 10562.
Tel: +1 914 762 8646. Fax: +1 914 762 8649. E-mail: Aeortofon at aol.com


Osborn Loudspeakers
Australian loudspeaker manufacturer, also acts as the local distributor of Opera Audio products.
Homepage: http://www.osbornloudspeakers.com.au
Distributed in New Zealand by Parmenter Sound and in Norway by Hi-Fi Guiden

Oskar See --> Precide

Otono-Edison

Japanese company that manufactures valve amplifiers, turntable pick-ups and related accessories such as step-up transformers and passive volume controls for the Western markets under the Miyajima Laboratory brand.

In its home country the company trades under its own name and the ML name was originally a line of products from the company but in addition to that lineup the company had a range of cartridges and speakers that were never offered outside their home turf, most of their pickup products are now available for export under the ML banner but in addition the company offers high end loudspeakers and horns, power conditioners, hi-fi furniture, a bigger range of amplifiers, a valve based gramophone Head Amplifier and turntable plinths exclusivly for their home market. The company has been going since 1980 and in addition to their own products offers second hand audio products and LP records, especially classic Japanese DD turntables, name BTW translates as Edison Sound.
Distribution: In Australia by Absolute Hi End, in China and Hong Kong by Audio Exotics, in Singapore by Audio Note Singapore
Homepage: http://www.otono-edison.com -- Miyajima Laboratory homepage.
Otono-Edison, 1-45-111, Katae 5-chome, Jounan-ku, Fufuoka, 814-0142, Japan

Outlaw Audio
USA based manufacturer of AV amplifiers and suchlike.
Homepage: http://www.outlawaudio.com

Overkill Audio
British loudspeaker manufacturer.
Homepage: http://www.overkillaudio.com
Tel: +44 (0) 870 44 66 007. E-Mail: derek at overkillaudio.com.

Oyaide
Japanese manufacturer of high end cables and electric connectors.
Homepage: http://www.oyaide.com.
Primary export agent for the company is Muson Project

Oyaide distribution

Europe: In the Czech Republic by Hi-Fi Studio Panský Dvur, in Denmark and Sweden by HiFiCable.dk, in Finland by Niinimaen, in France by NDI, in Germany by Fisch Audiotechnik, in Greece by Exclusive Audio, in Holland by Nutters Audio, in Hungary by Penna Poor, in Italy by DP Trade, in Norway by Duet Audio, in Poland by Audio Center, in Portugal by Sound Eclipse, in Russia by Hi-End Centre, in Serbia and Montenegro by AV Impuls, in Slovenia by Canyon Audio, in Spain by Style Sound and in the UK by Esotheric Sounds.

Asia & the Pacific: In Australia by W.A.R. Audio, in China by Xiaohuang Audio, in Indonesia by Ultimate Audio Video, in Japan by Audio Technica, in New Zealand by Kuro Kuma Audio, in the Philippines by Architectural Audio, in Singapore by X Audio, in South Korea by Chess Audio, in Taiwan by Tang Hill International and in Thailand by Ultimatist.

The Americas & the West Indies: In Brazil by KVS3 Comercio de Audio e Video, in Canada by L'Atelier-Audio and Planet of Sound Hifi, and in the USA by The Lotus Group.

Africa and the Middle East: In Israel by I. L. Audio, in South Africa by Stereo Musicality and in Turkey by Extreme Audio.

Oyaide Elec Co Ltd., 1-9-6 Yushima, Bunkyou-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
Tel: +81 3 5684 2151. Fax: +81 3 5684 2150. E-Mail: webmaster at oyaide.com


Ozval Audio
Mexican company that is best known for on one hand repairing and restoring vintage and high-end hi-fi products and on the other upgrading more modern onesbut in addition they custom make products like switches and offer an intriguing valve based pre-amplifier that they offer in a number of variants. In addition the company handles the Mexican distribution of Burson Audio.
Homepage: http://www.ozval-audio.com
Ozval Audio Hi-End Audio. Tel: +52 (0)4455 2713 6399. E-Mail: contacto *at* ozval-audio.com.

Resources: -- Ozval Audio forum

O2A See --> Conceptas Anstalt

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