|Type||Publicly traded company|
|Founded||July 1974 (liquidated in 1991)|
|Headquarters||London, England |
|Key people||Laurence Scott, Jr., president|
|Industry||calculators, computers, video game consoles|
|Products||calculators, computers, video game consoles|
Radofin Electronics, Ltd, more commonly known simply as Radofin, was a multi-national electronics company. In July 1974, three companies were formed: Radofin Electronics of London, Radofin Electronics of Liechenstein, and Radofin Electronics (Far East) of Hong Kong.
When the company was originally formed, Radofin manufactured and sold calculators. In September 1976, they entered the video game industry when Radofin (Far East) of Hong Kong began manufacturing video game consoles. By 1978, The Hong Kong branch of Radofin became a market leader in the electronic games business.
Radofin went out of business after going into liquidation in August 1991.
Video game systems by Radofin
|Name||Year released||Added to museum||Notes|
|1292 Advanced Programmable Video System
Programmierbares Video System
1392 Advanced Programmable Video System
March 22, 2018
|It was available in twenty-five different variations across eighteen different companies.|
The Programmierbares Video System was the German version of the 1292 Advanced Programmable Video System.
The only major difference is that the power supply is outside the system in the 1292 and inside the system in the 1392.
|Radofin Tele-sports||1976||Not yet||Pong-style dedicated consoles available in several different models:|
Colour TV Game Telesports, Electronic's Four Thousand 4000, Electronic's Eight Thousand 8000, Jeux Vidéo 3011, Sports Action TV, Tele-sports III, Tele-sports IV, Tele-sports mini, Ultrasound Tele-sports
|Aquarius||1983||Not yet||Designed by Radofin, marketed and sold by Mattel.|
|Dragon MSX||1985||Not yet||Designed by Radofin for Eurohard, owners of Dragon Data.|
Never released to the public due to the bankruptcy and closure of Eurohard in 1985.
The several hundred units that were produced were given to Eurohard employees as part of their final wages.